Presentation on theme: "PREPARE YE THE WAY Isaiah 62: 1-12. God wants to: Encourage Excite Exalt."— Presentation transcript:
PREPARE YE THE WAY Isaiah 62: 1-12
God wants to: Encourage Excite Exalt
Gentiles – a heathen nation Salvation = yeshuwah – Jesus God will not rest or be at peace until the righteousness and light of Jesus shines through His people to a world that is lost.
Things may look pear shaped God wants to restore us He is the God of turnaround
A New Name! Hephzibah = “My delight is in her” Beulah = “Married” (owned and protected by the Lord) No longer termed forsaken or desolate
A Crown of Glory!!!!!!! God wants to delight in us Own and protect us Crown us with His glory We must yield wholeheartedly to Him
God wants to rejoice over us as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride We are the bride of Christ!
PERSIST IN PRAYER The enemy will be defeated – Hallelujah! There will be increase – a banquet in the house of the Lord!
Go through the Gates Prepare the way for Increase God wants to exalt us “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God that He may exalt you in due time”. 1 Peter 5: 6
Build up the highway; Remove the stones
What stuff do we have hidden inside us? Bad memories; discouraging words; anger; bitterness; unforgiveness; retaliation; self pity; pride; self-righteousness; holding on to the past
Salvation - “yesha” = Liberty Deliverance Prosperity Safety
God will exalt us if we humble ourselves We will be set apart, sons and daughters of the King; a people/church that will be in great demand and highly regarded.
NLCC HAS A GREAT FUTURE AHEAD God wants to bless us God wants His righteousness to shine through us God wants to crown us with His glory God wants to give us a good name, a good reputation God wants to increase us God wants to reward us God wants to exalt us