Summary: Exploring Rhonda Byrne’s book "The Secret" In light of Scripture" - To use these two sermons I recommend getting the book. There are both audio and video files connected to the PowerPoint
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+ Rhonda Byrne
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+ Premise - “The Law of Attraction
> You’re a Magnet! You attract your
dream lover, wealth, success
>You’re a Creator! You can think
anything you want into existence.
> You’re got the Power! The universe is
at your command..
> Don’t focus on anyone but yourself
+ Last Week from “The Secret”
> Think And Have (p7, 9)
> You are Creator (p11, 15, 19)
> You are the Master of the Universe
> I love money and money loves me.
+ BE FOR SELF
- Many of us were taught to put
ourselves last .... You must change that thinking (119)
> Mk 9:35 And he sat down, and called
the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.
> Php 2:3-4 Let nothing be done
through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
+ There is no blackboard in the sky on
which God has written your purpose, your mission in life (177)
> Ro 8:28-29 And we know that all
things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son....
> Pr 14:26-27 In the fear of the LORD
is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge. The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
> Ps 16:11Thou wilt shew me the path
of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
+ Your life will be what you create it as
and no one will stand in judgment of it or ever. (177)
> 2 Co 5:10 For we must all appear
before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
> Heb 9:27And as it is appointed unto
men once to die, but after this the judgment:
+ My Secrets
> Pr 28:13 He that covereth his sins
shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
> Je 23:24 Can any hide himself in
secret places that I shall not see him? saith the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the LORD.
> Ec 12:14 For God shall bring every
work into judgment, with every secret
thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
> Ps 90:8 Thou hast set our iniquities
before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance.
> Ps 19:12 Who can understand his
errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.
+ Know His Secret
> Ps 25:14 The secret of the LORD is
with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.
> Ps 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret
place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
+ A Child That became a King
> Is:9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto
us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
- These are the names of Jesus
NKJV Note to "wonderful" (hard to understand, secret)
+ God Becoming Man
- Hinted at in OT
- Theophany an appearance of God to a
- Judg 13:18 Manoah father os
Samson> Judg 13:18 - And the angel of the
LORD said unto him, Why askest thou thus after my name, seeing it is secret?
- The secret made known to all
> Jn 1:13 Which were born, not of
blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
+ The God-Mn Jesus
> 2 Cor. 4:3-6 But if our gospel be hid,
it is hid to them that are lost:
4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
5 For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus’ sake.
6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.