Sunday, March 22, 2020 | Assurance
(Hebrews 12:2 MSG)
Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Study how he did it. Because he never lost sight of where he was headed–that exhilarating finish in and with God–he could put up with anything along the way: cross, shame, whatever. And now he’s there, in the place of honor, right alongside God.
(John 19:30 NIV)
“It is finished.”
Be assured, there is a _______________ and an __________.
Who is God?
(Job 30:120 GN)
I call to you, O God, but you never answer; and when I pray, you pay no attention.
(Job 38:1-5 NIV)
Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm. He said: 2 “Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge? 3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. 4 “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Tell me, if you understand. 5 Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it?
(Job 40:3-4 NIV)
Then Job answered the Lord: 4 “I am unworthy—how can I reply to you? I put my hand over my mouth.
(Job 42:1-5 NIV)
Then Job replied to the LORD: “I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted. You asked, ‘Who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge?’ Surely I spoke of things I did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know… My ears had heard of you but now my eyes have seen you.”
God is all-_________________
(Colossians 1:16-17 MSG)
For everything, absolutely everything—everything got started in him and finds its purpose in him. He was there before any of it came into existence and holds it all together right up to this moment.
God is all-__________________
(Hebrews 4:13 TLB)
He knows about everyone, everywhere. Everything about us is bare and wide open to the all-seeing eyes of our living God; nothing can be hidden from him.
God is ever-_________________
(Hebrews 13:5-6 NIV)
“Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?”
(Psalm 46:1 NIV)
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
(Psalm 139:8 NIV)
If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.
(Isaiah 43:2 NIV)
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
(Isaiah 43:5 NIV)
Do not be afraid, for I am with you;
(Jeremiah 1:8 NIV)
Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you and will rescue you,” declares the Lord.
(Jeremiah 1:19 NIV)
They will fight against you but will not overcome you, for I am with you and will rescue you,” declares the Lord.
(Matthew 28:20 NIV)
And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
(2 Timothy 1:12 NIV)
I am suffering… Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day.
1. I know that God _____________ me.
(Lamentations 3:21-23 NIV)
Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
2. I know that God wants the ______________ for me.
(Romans 8:31-32, 35-37 NLT)
If God is for us, who can ever be against us? Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death? No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us.
3. I know that God has a _____________ for me.
(Jeremiah 29:11 NIV)
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
4. I know that God will bring me _____________.
(2 Timothy 4:18 NIV)
The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
My struggles have a _____________ and my pain has an _____________.
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