Special Music Redeemer, Savior, Friend Louise Bertolet I know You had me on Your mind When You climbed up on that hill For You saw me with eternal eyes While I was yet in sin Redeemer Savior Friend
Redeemer redeem my heart again Savior come and shelter me from sin You're familiar with my weakness Devoted to the end Redeemer Savior Friend
Every stripe upon Your battered back Every thorn that pierced Your brow Every nail drove deep through guiltless hands Said that Your love knows no end Redeemer Savior Friend Redeemer redeem my heart again Savior come and shelter me from sin You're familiar with my weakness Devoted to the end Redeemer Savior Friend
Create In Me Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. X2 Cast me not away from Thy presence, O Lord and take not Thy Holy Spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of Thy salvation, and renew a right spirit within me. @ Maranatha Music, Composer unknown CCLI# 2346993 Used by Permission
Sanctuary Lord prepare me To be a sanctuary Pure and holy Tried and true With thanksgiving I'll be a living Sanctuary for You
Lead Me on Lord from temptation Purify me from within Fill my heart with Your Holy Spirit Take away all my sin
What reigns in you? What rules your life? –Requires thought and action –Choose righteousness Present yourself Who is your Master? Live under Grace –Power to refuse comes from God –Not simply “Self will” Grace is not permission to sin
Admitting your sin We don’t want to admit it is sin Confess –Admitting to God –Admitting to yourself Can Be Cleansed –Forgiveness is available –Christ forgives we must too Beware that we fail to admit to sin
Shooting the Messenger Causing trouble Want other on our side Dividing children/family Slave to sin when we divide Deceitful, smooth talker
Admitting your sin Do you hear and get angry? We don’t want to be confronted, not my fault. Humble person receives the Word of God De a doer, not a hearer
Proverbs 9:17-18 17 Stolen water is sweet; And bread eaten in secret is pleasant." 18 But he does not know that the dead are there, That her guests are in the depths of Sheol.
Beware! What looks good can turn bitter Lack of preparation and being alert can cause us to fall God does provide paths away, choose wisely Flee (run really fast) idolatry Be on guard!
Let’s Consider Small amounts of rust can grow till everything crumbles Small amounts of sin in our life/marriage can grow till it destroys us Present yourself to God, choose righteousness Living under grace is not permission to sin & be forgiven
Let’s Consider Do let yourself be fooled when sin is concern, stay on the alert Do not be mad at those who care about you What may seem sweet can turn sour Satan has a goal for your life; choose God goal for your life and marriage