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Summary: To show that GOD'S Power lies in His WORDS.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Do you believe GOD's Power?

Yes. This sermon will attest to it.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers/unbelievers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that GOD'S Power lies in His WORDS.

IV. TEXT:

Numbers 14:17 (Amplified Bible)

And now, I pray You, let the power of my Lord be great, as You have promised, saying,

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You are GOD's Power and GOD's Wisdom Personified that lives within and among me.

1 Corinthians 1:24 (Amplified Bible)

But to those who are called, whether Jew or Greek (Gentile), Christ [is] the Power of God and the Wisdom of God.

VI. TITLE:

The power of the LORD is great

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Name : derived from the numberings of Israel

B. Author: Moses (commonly accepted)

C. Date written: 1446 - 1410 B.C.

D. Purpose: To relate the discipline of the wilderness generation, delivered from Egypt, and its purging, in order to prepare its children for a victorious entrance into The Promised Land.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines

E. To whom written: children of Israel

F. Main Theme: Unbelief bars the entrance to abundant life, Hebrews 3:7-19 — Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines

G. Key word: wilderness

H. Key verses: Numbers 14:20-23 (Amplified Bible)

14:20 And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to your word.

14:21 But truly as I live and as all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord,

14:22 Because all those men who have seen My glory and My [miraculous] signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have tested and proved Me these ten times and have not heeded My voice,

14:23 Surely they shall not see the land which I swore to give to their fathers; nor shall any who provoked (spurned, despised) Me see it.

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Numbers 14:17 (Amplified Bible)

And now, I pray You, let the power of my Lord be great, as You have promised, saying,

Numbers 14:17 (King James Version)

And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my Lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,

A. The power of the LORD is great

"And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my Lord be great,"

Power or "koach koach" in Hebrew meaning:

1. be firm

2. vigor

3. capacity means produce

4. a large lizard: - ability, able, chameleon, force, fruits, might, power (-ful), strength, substance, wealth

Great or "gadal" in Hebrew meaning:

1. to twist

2. to make large (in various senses, as in body, mind, estate or honor, also in pride)

3. advance, boast, bring up, exceed, excellent

4. grow (up), increase, lift up, magnify (-ifical), be much set by, nourish (up), pass, promote

Matthew 9:6-8 (Amplified Bible)

But in order that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins and remit the penalty, He then said to the paralyzed man, Get up! Pick up your sleeping pad and go to your own house.

And he got up and went away to his own house.

When the crowds saw it, they were struck with fear and awe; and they recognized God and praised and thanked Him, Who had given such power and authority to men.

The Power of the LORD is Great. No one can deny it. Even GOD's enemies will attest to it.

Matthew 8:29 (Amplified Bible)

And behold, they shrieked and screamed, What have You to do with us, Jesus, Son of God? Have You come to torment us before the appointed time?

Even the disciples attested to it.

Matthew 14:33 (Amplified Bible)

And those in the boat knelt and worshiped Him, saying, Truly You are the Son of God!

Because the Power of GOD is JESUS Himself.

1 Corinthians 1:24 (Amplified Bible)

But to those who are called, whether Jew or Greek (Gentile), Christ [is] the Power of God and the Wisdom of God.

B. According to what the LORD has spoken

"according as thou hast spoken, saying,"

Micah 3:8 (Amplified Bible)

But truly I [Micah] am full of power, of the Spirit of the Lord, and of justice and might, to declare to Jacob his transgression and to Israel his sin.

Never under-esttimate the power of the written WORD of GOD. It's the same weapon that the LORD JESUS has used to defeat the enemy.

Matthew 4:4 (Amplified Bible)

But He replied, It has been written, Man shall not live and be upheld and sustained by bread alone, but by every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.

All GOD's Promises are Yes in CHRIST JESUS, therefore JESUS is the fulfillment of all GOD's Promises to us.

2 Corinthians 1:20 (Amplified Bible)

For as many as are the promises of God, they all find their Yes [answer] in Him [Christ]. For this reason we also utter the Amen (so be it) to God through Him [in His Person and by His agency] to the glory of God.

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