Sermon Outline, October 9, 2016, “Helping Hands of Prayer”
Helping Hands of Prayer
Be Confident in God’s Presence!
Be confident in His Loving Presence.
~ I John 3:1 See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
~ I Thessalonians 5:17 . . . pray without ceasing . . .
~ Ephesians 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Be Confident in His Holy Presence.
~ Revelation 19:6 Then I heard something like the voice of a great multitude and like the sound of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, saying, “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns.
Be Confident in God’s Purpose.
God has Purpose for His Kingdom.
~ Revelation 11:15 Then the seventh angel sounded; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever.”
God has Purpose for His Will.
~ Romans 12:2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
Be Confident in God’s Provision.
God will provide our Physical Needs.
~ Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
~ Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
~ II Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed . . .
God’s will provide our Spiritual Needs.
~ Romans 5:20 The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more . . .
Be Confident in God’s Protection.
God will protect us in Temptation.
~ I Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
God will protect us from Evil.
~ II Timothy 4:18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.