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Sunday, June 13, 2021

WHEN LIFE IS TOUGH AND CONFUSING

Psalm 121:1-2 (ESV)

1. Do You Have Some Problems?

  • Psalm 121:1 ~ I lift up my eyes to the hills.From where does my help come? 

2. Where Can We Get Help?

  • Psalm 121:1 ~ I lift up my eyes to the hills.From where does my help come? 

3. God Can Help You!

  • Psalm 121:2 ~ My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
  • Genesis 1:1 ~ In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
  • Luke 18:27 ~ But he said, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”

4. How Do We Get This Help?

  • Psalm 121:2 ~ My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

a) Live Your Life Surrendered To God

  • Psalm 55:22 ~ Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

b) By Consistent, Passionate Prayer

  • Luke 18:1 (NLT) ~ One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up.

c) Trust God!

  • Hebrews 11:6 ~ And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
  • Mark 9:20-23 (NLT) ~ 20) So they brought the boy. But when the evil spirit saw Jesus, it threw the child into a violent convulsion, and he fell to the ground, writhing and foaming at the mouth. 21) “How long has this been happening?” Jesus asked the boy’s father.He replied, “Since he was a little boy. 22) The spirit often throws him into the fire or into water, trying to kill him. Have mercy on us and help us, if you can.” 23) “What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.”
  • Psalm 121:2 ~ My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.