Holy Light Church of Jesus Christ
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The Word

June 19, 2011 - Discovering and Finding Your Position
(Sermon by Brother Lloyd Stribling)



POSITION – an act of placing or arranging; appointment; capacity



SCRIPTURES:
Romans 12 : 3 – 4
John 12 : 26
2 Peter 1 : 3 – 4
Isaiah 44 : 1 – 4
John 16 : 23 – 27
Romans 8 : 37
2 Corinthians 2 : 14
Philippians 4 : 13
1 Peter 2 : 9 – 10
2 Timothy 1 : 9
Matthew 16 : 18
1 Timothy 3 : 15
Matthew 24 : 4
Ephesians 4 : 13
2 Corinthians 3 : 18
Ephesians 1 : 17 – 19
Daniel 11 : 32
Mark 9 : 23
Hebrews 12 : 12 – 13
John 10 : 10



KEY POINTS:
* When you are out of position with God you lose your connection with Him
* In order to be effective when playing sports you need to know and play your position
* We need to position ourselves so that we can receive from God
* The one who understands the word, studies the word and is obedient to the word is positioned to receive from God
* We all have an opportunity to serve God
* The one who is sincere in his service is the one who God honors
* You need to know who you are in Christ Jesus
* We are partakers of God’s divine nature
* We are chosen and privileged to be in a position to serve and honor God
* God holds you in high esteem when you have a relationship and great position with Him
* God loves, adores cherishes, and considers you important and precious
* As God’s chosen we always win, even when the situation seem bleak with no hope God will bring us through
* We should live a lifestyle to proclaim the excellence and glory of God
* Our position must be center around God’s purpose for us
* The closer we follow Him the more we will be like Him
* We need to spend more time getting to know God and His plan for us
* We should all be positioned so that God can use us
* It takes faith, expectancy, and commitment to be continually used supernaturally by God
* We can do all things through Christ which strengthens
* Don’t allow disappointments and wounds take you out of your position with God
* Follow Christ and draw onto His strength and you will obtain victory
* Stand on your belief in Christ Jesus to stay in your position with Him
* Change your position and God will change your situation