Get into the Word and Let the Word Change You

January 13, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Hebrews 4:11–13 |

Get into the Word and Let the Word Change You

Hebrews 4:11–13

Less than half of professing believers in America spend any time in the Word of God on a regular basis.

39% who attend services at least once a month read a bit every day,13% who attend services less than once month pick up a Bible daily.

5 Things We Want to Change
Relationships
Physical health

Financial health
Emotional health
Spiritual health

Stages and Problem
Recognize Need to Change
Desire to Change
Power to Change

Luke 5:16 And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

ACTS MD

Adoration (Praise God)

Psalm 96:4 For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.

Confession (Confess sin)

Proverbs 28:13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Psalm 32:5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Thanksgiving (Thank God for things)

Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Supplication (Ask and make requests)

Meditation (Read, study, and listen)

1 Timothy 4:15 Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.

Psalm 119:97
97 MEM. O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

Declaration (Declare divine truth)

1 John 4:15 Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.

How?
Set time to be in the Word and let the Word get into you
Don't miss regular times of teaching & fellowship

Participate in our Continue Discipleship
Make it a priority

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