Summary: The Blessings of the New Covenant
For Those Who Struggle
Intro. - For those who know ...
Jeremiah 29.11 - That God has plans for them
Ephesians 3.20 - That God is able
But .. Who struggle with themselves
For those who ...
Romans 7.18 - have a desire to do what is good, but cannot carry it out
Romans 7.19 - keep doing the things they don’t want to do
If you ... keep on messing up
And really ... need someone to rescue you from yourself
I have good news ... God has made a way for you
It’s the ... New Covenant
A covenant that is ... Not summed up in a stack of rules & regulations
Summed up in ... The person of Jesus
If you struggle with ...
I have counsel for you ...
Its counsel for ...
1. Your Eyes
Take your eyes off ... Yourself
And look to ... Him
2. Your Ears
Stop listening ... To the voices that cause you to sin
Stop being engrossed in them
Stop living according to their standards
Stop following their ways
Start listening ... Jesus
3. Your Heart
Reach out to ... Jesus
Embrace ... All the blessings of His Covenant
a) The blessing of ... His Forgiveness
By ... Getting Rid of Your Sin
b) The blessing of ... His Word
By ... Filling yourself with it
c) The blessing of ... Knowing Him
By ... Taking time everyday
d) The blessing of ... Being Filled With His Spirit
By ... Asking for It