Seeing God’s Goals For You
Achieving Godly Goals – Part 3
Life Church – January 16, 2011
Pastor Dan Walker
Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
1. _____________ your life
1A. ____________ God’s direction
Genesis 12:1 (NIV) The LORD had said to Abram, "Leave your country, your people and your father's household and go to the land I will show you.
Hebrews 11:8 (NIV) By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.
1B. Choose to __________ others
Genesis 14:15-16 (NIV) During the night Abram divided his men to attack them and he routed them … He recovered all the goods and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other people.
2. _____________ your resources
Matthew 6:21 (NIV) For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
2A. ___________ to God
Genesis 14:18-20 (NIV) Then Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine. He was priest of God Most High,and he blessed Abram, saying, "Blessed be Abram by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth. And blessed be God Most High, who delivered your enemies into your hand." Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything.
2B. Receive from God _____________
Genesis 14:22-23 (NIV) But Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have raised my hand to the LORD, God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, and have taken an oath that I will accept nothing belonging to you, not even a thread or the thong of a sandal, so that you will never be able to say, 'I made Abram rich.'
3. ___________ your heart
Genesis 15:1 (NIV) After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward."
3A. __________ God’s plan
Genesis 15:5 (NIV) He took him outside and said, "Look up at the heavens and count the stars--if indeed you can count them." Then he said to him, "So shall your offspring be."
3B. _____________ God’s plan
Genesis 15:6 (NIV) Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness.