Summary: We are tempted to keep a stiff upper lip and take a deep breath and go on with our life when we have really messed up.
HOW TO GET IT RIGHT
WHEN YOU HAVE IT ALL WRONG
2/3/10 Genesis 13:1-8 S__ L__ R __
1. RECOGNITION IS REQUIRED 1-7
A. UNSATISFIED LIVING 1-4
1. No Purpose
2. No Passion
3. No Power
B. UNUSABLE TESTIMONY 5-7
1. Compromise 5
2. Conflict 6-7
2. SEPARATION IS REQUIRED 8-13
A. SEDUCTION OF THE WORLD
B. COMPANIONS OF THE WORLD
C. SOLUTIONS OF THE WORLD
3. PRESENTATION IS REQUIRED
A. WITH CONTINUANCE 12A
1. 3 yrs. Before God
2. One determination was to hear God
a. Ps. 37:1-7
B. WITH EXPECTANCY 14-16
1. Conditions to Be met
a. Ending of Strife
b. Denial of Self
c. Completion of Separation
2 Corinthians 6:17-18 Wherefore come out from among them, and be you separate, says the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, 18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.
2. Claims to Be Made
a. Your Gift great land; people; blessings
b. Your Giver I give; I will make;
Jeremiah 33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you know not.
4. APPLICATION IS REQUIRED 17-18a
A. LITERALLY 17
1. Crisis – arise
a. New beginning
2. Claiming – walk in the land
a. Accepting What God has given
B. VISIBLY 18A
1. Then Abram moved his tent
2. No longer satisfied w/status quo
5. ADORATION IS REQUIRED 18b
A. PRIVATELY MAMRE = SHOULDER
1. trees = shade; break from toil
2. Place of quietness- peace – security
B. PASSIONATELY–HEBRON= FELLOWSHIP
1. Moses – caused his face to shine
2. Eamus – caused their hearts to burn
3. Peter & John – caused boldness
Acts 4:13 (KJV) Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
4. David Fellowship w/God = more!
Psalms 84:1-2 (KJV) 1 How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! 2 My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh cries out for the living God.
4 Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee. Selah.
7 They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appears before God.
10 For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. 11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. 12 O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in You.
1. Obedient Act
2. Open Act