7 Reasons You've Got More Than You Can See - Outline

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1 Kings 17:12

“And she said, As the LORD thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.” 

1 Kings 17:9

“Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee.”

The Amplified Bible says:  “. . .I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.”

The New Living Translation says:  “. . .I have instructed a widow there to feed you.”

The New Century Version says:  “. . .I have commanded a widow there to take care of you."

1 Kings 17:13

“And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said: but make me thereof a little cake first, and bring it unto me, and after make for thee and for thy son.”

1.         Fear Not

Fear Is your Enemy.

Genesis 3:10

"And Adam said, I heard Thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I am naked; and I hid myself."

Fear Is A Killer.

Fear Will Rob You.

Fear Destroys Relationships.

Fear Is The Root Cause Of:

The devil is a spiritual terrorist whose main aim is to leave your powerless and purposeless.  But God gave us the Word which holds the answers.

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.” 

2.         Go

Don’t just stand around talking . . .do what God says do!.

The word go is the Greek word H935 bow (bo) and according to Strong’s Concordance it means to “go” but also “to attain and to enumerate.”

The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines go as “to move on a course” or to “proceed without delay.”

The first two letters in “gospel” “good” & “God” is go. . .it’s time to get up and get moving.

3.         Do

Exodus 14:15 TLB

“Then the Lord said to Moses, “Quit praying and get the people moving! Forward, march!”

1 John 3:18 GWT

“Dear children, we must show love through actions that are sincere, not through empty words.”

Benjamin Franklin said:

“Well done is better than well said.”

Proverbs 5:21 GWT

“Each person’s ways are clearly seen by the Lord, and he surveys all his actions.”

4.         Your reaction will determine your destiny

Your reaction to authority. . .will determine your destiny.

5.         Bring it to me

James 4:6

“But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”                                                            

I Peter 5:5

“ … Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”  

6.         Obedience will eventually yield rewards

1 Kings 17:14 NLT

“. . . There will always be flour and olive oil left in your containers until the time when the Lord sends rain and the crops grow again!”      

7.         Holding on to what you’ve got is not the answer

Proverbs 11:24-25

“Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.  The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.”

“When I release what’s in my hand, God will bring increase into my life.”

No matter what’s in your bank account . . . you must always remember that you’ve got more than you can see and. . .that’s something to shout about on a Sunday night or any other time.