We all have problems Handout #1 Psalm 25:17Myproblems go from bad to worse. Oh, save me from them all!1. Impatient.Numbers 21:4Then the people of Israel set out from Mount Hor, taking the road to the Red Sea to go aroundthe land of Edom. But the people grew impatient with the long journey…Two lessons on patience:1. The driving force behind impatience is ______________________________.Psalms 115:3Our God is in the heavens, and he does as he wishes.2. You can’t accelerate God’s blessings, but you can __________________ them.1 Corinthians 10:10and don’t grumble as some of them did, and then were destroyed by the angel of death. 11These things happened to them as examples for us. They were written down to warn us who live at the end ofthe age.2. Insolvent.Proverbs 28:25 Greed causes fighting; trusting the Lord leads to prosperity.Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless andempty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.1. Formless- disorganization. 2. Empty- lack.3. Darkness- wrong or non-existent teaching. 4. DeepAverage credit card debt in USA is $15,779.Average number of credit cards per household is _____________________.But there is hope… “the spirit of God was hovering over the waters”3. Insecure. Acts 15:11We believe that we are all saved the same way, by the undeserved grace of the LordJesus.”We are saved by grace through faith, plus _____________________. Period.Blessings of grace:1. Unshakable peace for living.Romans 1:7I am writing to all of you in Rome who are loved by God and are called to be his own holy people.May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.2. Unlimited power for overcoming.Acts 6:8 Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, performed amazing miracles and signs among thepeople.Main problems when Jesus is not central- Knowledge without ______________________.1. Knowledge without power is frustrating. 2. Knowledge without power is dangerous.3. Knowledge without power makes secondary issues, primary. 2 Corinthians 12:9Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. My decision 1. Would you like to accept God’s grace in your life today? 2. Would you give Him control of your character, finances and insecurity?