Summary: Living victoriously in a fallen world
Preparing for Supernatural Living
The state of the world
* Abuse (Political)
* Demonic activity
Acts 10:38 - How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him
Have a relationship with God
Matthew 6:33 - But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.
2 Timothy 1:7 - For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
Philippians 2:12 - Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
Romans 6:16 - Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one's slaves whom you obey, whether of sin to death, or of obedience to righteousness.
1 Corinthians 10:13 - No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
Be a team player
Luke 10 - After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two before His face into every city and place where He Himself was about to go. Then He said to them, “The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. “Go your way; behold, I send you out as lambs among wolves. “Carry neither money bag, knapsack, nor sandals; and greet no one along the road. 5“But whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace to this house.’ Then the seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name.” And He said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. “Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
John 4:35 - Do you not say, 'There are still four months and then comes the harvest'? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, for they are already white for harvest!
Kinds of Prayer:
* With Understanding
* In the Spirit
* Praying the Word
* Worship and praise
* Confession & Repentance
Format of Prayer:
* Audible praise
* Lifting up hands
* Musical instruments
* Falling face down
* Lying down
* Withdrew Himself
* Prayed always
* Prayed for long hours
* Taught disciples to pray
Matthew 7:7-8 - “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. “For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. “Or what man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?