2DefinitionSovereign means “one who exercises supreme authority and rule.”Sovereignty of God means “The supreme authority and rule of God.”
3Psalm 115:3Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases Him.
4Daniel 4:35All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, and he does according to his will among the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand or say to him, “What have you done?”
5Romans 9:20But who are you, O man, to answer back to God? Will what is molded say to its molder, “Why have you made me like this?”
7Psalm 46God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah
8Isaiah 46:4Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
9Psalm 18:1-3 I love you, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.
10Psalm 51:12Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.
11Nehemiah 8:10…and do not be grieved, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
15ForeknewForeknowledge- not that he simply knew your decisions before hand…not a simple acquaintance, rather God chose you to have a relationship with you before time began.You Are God’s Choice
16Jeremiah 1:4-5Now the word of the LORD came to me, saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you;I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
17Ephesians 1:4-6Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love, he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.
18You are Predestined to be joint heirs with Jesus Christ Predestination- God in His eternal timetable chose you, wants a relationship with you, AND has a plan for you.You are Predestined to be joint heirs with Jesus Christ
19Holy Spirit- Paraclete Parakletos (Greek Definition):Called along side to help, counsel, advise, and advocate
20John 14:16-17And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.