Summary: Sometimes in life we find ouselves in pits of God’s design, they are to serve a purpose but they are not to become our places of residence.
How to get out of the pit
Psalm 40: 1-3
There are many instances of where people find themselves in a pit
Joseph was throw in a pit by His evil brothers
Absalom was thrown in a pit
There are times when you need to go into a pit to kill an enemy as was the case of Benaiah
Some times that you fall into a pit of your own making
Sometimes you fall in a pit that you may have dug for others
And sometimes it is just Gods will that you are found in pit
Even though that may be true
I don’t believe that it is Gods will for you to be a pit dweller
Has it occurred to you that the pit is not to be your permanent address?
For some of us we’ve been down so long we believe that were are supposed to be down
There are three reasons for a pit in scripture
What is also true in scripture is that you don’t go to stay
II. How do you know if you are a pit-dweller?
Does your midday seem like midnight?
Do you feel alone and abandoned?
Do you feel like God doesn’t hear you?
Do you feel like no matter how you try you can’t get ahead?
Do you feel like you have more bills that money?
Do you feel like the whole world is caving in on you?
III. And you go through life trading one pit for another
Here a pit, there a pit everywhere a pit, pit
IV. How do you get out?
a. You get your mind Right
b. Rid yourself of the pit mentality
V. Cry out .1
VI. Release the Pit .2
VII. Celebrate .3