Sermon Outline, March 5, 2017, The Throne of Grace
The Throne of Grace
Ephesians 1:15 – 2
Be Specific with Gratitude.
~ James 1:17 Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
~ I Thessalonians 5:18 in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Be Specific with Requests.
~ Mark 11:24 Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.
~ Matthew 7:7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Persistent prayer remains loyal to God.
~ I John 5:14 ~ 15 14 This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.
~ Psalm 139:7 Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?
~ Hebrews 4:13 And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.
Persistent prayer remains loyal to the Need.
~ Ephesians 6:18 With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
Pray with Confidence in God’s Omnipotent Power.
~ Genesis 18:14 Is anything too difficult for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”
~ Numbers 11:23 The Lord said to Moses, “Is the Lord’s power limited? Now you shall see whether My word will come true for you or not.”
~ Jeremiah 32:17 ‘Ah Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You,
~ Luke 1:37 For nothing will be impossible with God.”
Pray with Confidence in God’s Sovereign Power.
~ Proverbs 3:5 – 6 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding.6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.