Presentation on theme: "This is my Bible. I am what it says I am, I have what it says I have,"— Presentation transcript:
1 This is my Bible.I am what it says I am,I have what it says I have,I can do what it says I can do.Today, I’ll be taughtthe Word of God,I boldly confess,My mind is alert,My heart is receptive,I’ll never be the same.I am about to receive,The incorruptible, indestructible,ever-living seed of the Word of God.I’ll never be the same,In Jesus’ Name.
2 Colossians 1:22 Learn to see your-self as God sees you and believe what His Word declares about you
4 Notice the emphasis on the word “say” Mark 11:12-14, 20-23For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith. Mark 11:23Notice the emphasis on the word “say”
5 Hearing – Romans 10:17 Action – James 1:22-25 Confession – Mark 11:23 Elements of FAITHHearing – Romans 10:17Action – James 1:22-25Confession – Mark 11:23
6 He shall have whatsoever he saith Spiritual PrincipleHe shall have whatsoever he saithWords set spiritual forces in motion to bring what you say to pass
7 A Spiritual Principle / Fundamental Truth Many times a break-down in our faith occurs because of the words we speakThere is “power” associated with our words“Speaking” is the #1 action in releasing our faith2 Corinthians 4:13We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak;
8 Matthew 1234 O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. 35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things. 36 But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. 37 For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
9 What Jesus said about our words What’s in your heart will come out your mouthWe are accountable for our wordsOur words justify or condemn us
10 James 38 But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.9 Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.
11 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear Hebrews 11:3
12 Creative Effect of Words God’s Word is alive and is a creative forceMan is created in the image of God and his words follow this same spiritual principle(but not in the same dimension of course)
13 Spiritual Law Concerning Our Words Calling things that be not as though they were – Romans 4:17-21Our words, when agreeing with God’s Word cause ministering spirits (angels) to hearken unto them – Heb 1:14; Psa 103:20
14 We frame our world with our words The wise person will be shaping their tomorrow with good words today“Calling those things which be not as though they were” Romans 4:17This IS NOT calling things which are as though they are not
15 A Major Reason Why We Fail To Receive from God Proverbs 6:2Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.Faith filled words establish what God has saidNegative words establish the lies of the devilExamples
16 Scriptures Concerning Our Words The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked. Proverbs 10:11There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health. Proverbs 12:18He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. Proverbs 13:3Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 18:21Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. Proverbs 21:23
17 Summary You can have what you say (good or bad) Words set spiritual forces in motionWhat you say reveals what is really in your heartWe will be held accountable for our wordsOur words should be in agreement with God’s Word