Cornerstone Podcast

07-10-16, Surrendering In Sixteen, Practicing the Presence of God

Psalm 27, Duet 6:4-9, Luke 9:23-27

  1. ________________ your schedule! “Is your relationship with God a priority”?   (Luke 9:23-27)
    1. Schedule time with God daily!                  10-50    Minutes
    2. Schedule time with God weekly! 1-2         Hours
    3. Schedule time with God Monthly! 4-6         Hours
  2. ____________________ God intentionally!                 (Matt. 6:33)
    1. Purge any sin from your life. Keep short accounts with God!
    2. It’s not a vacation/fishing/hiking expedition!
    3. Humility is required to pursue the presence of God!
    4. Put yourself on the shelf, seek God.
    5. Rest in God’s presence.                             (Psalm 46:10)
  3. _________________ your ears! “When God speaks do you hear”?
    1. Remove the distractions/noise of this life. (discontentment)
    2. Remove your personal ideas/plans. (selfless)
    3. Listen for God’s truth. (transformation)
    4. Test what you hear with scripture.         (Acts 17:10-11)
    5. Apply God’s truth to your life. (Live It Out!)
    6. Submit to the spoken truth of God in your life.
  4. Go _________________ with God!                                 (1 Cor. 2:6-16)
    1. God knows what you need. He wants to speak to you!
    2. Ask God to search you!                 (Psalm 139:23-24)
    3. Ask, seek, and knock.                 (Matt. 7:7-11)
  5. _____________________ God will meet you there! (Heb. 11:1)
    1. Faith is required to be near God. (Heb. 11:6)
    2. Focus on Christ.                 (Heb. 12:1-2)
    3. Take action.                 (James 1:22-25)


Key’s to Transformation!!

Give God an opportunity to speak to you!

Listen as God speaks!

Take action as God speaks!

Answers: 1.Clear, 2.Pursue, 3. Open, 4.Deep, 5. Believe