Enjoying the presence of god

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August 5, 2012
Ptr Tony Royeca

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  • 1. 1. Why seek God’s presence : A. GOD’s presence is a source of joy. Psalm 16:11, “You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”
  • 2. b. GOD’s presence brings anointing and power. Examples: Moses, Paul & Silas [Acts 16:25-28]]
  • 3. 1. Why Seek God’s Presence : c. God’s presence brings healing, and restoration and transformation. example: The bleeding Woman [Luke 8:43-48]
  • 4. D. God is happy when we worship Him and enjoy His presence! John 4:23-24, Luke 10:39-42( Mary and Martha)
  • 5. II. How to enter and enjoy God’s Presence: 1. Recognize presence of God. Acts 17:28, “For in Him we live and move, and have our being …”
  • 6. II. How to enter and enjoy God’s Presence: Psalm 139:7-10, “Where can I go from Your Spirit, or where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend into heaven You are there; If I make may bed in hell behold You are there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost part of the sea, even there Your hands shall lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me.”
  • 7. II. How to enter and enjoy God’s Presence: 2. Enter into His presence with boldness blood of Jesus. Hebrews 4:16, “Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace in time of need.”
  • 8. How to enter and enjoy God’s Presence:3. Remember what He has done for you. Psalm 103:2-6, “Bless the Lord, o my soul and forget not all t His benefits; who forgives all your iniquities, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from destruction, who crowns you with loving kindness and tender mercies, who satisfies your mouth with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagles.”
  • 9. How to enter and enjoy God’s Presence:4. Enter into His Presence with thanksgiving, praise, and adoration! Psalms 100:4, “Enter into His gates withthanksgiving and His courts with praise .Be thankful to Him and bless His name.” Psalm 95:6, “ O come let us worship and bow down; Let us kneel before the Lord our maker, for He is our God, we are the people of His pasture.”
  • 10. How to enter and enjoy God’s Presence:5. Be silent as you meditate the beauty of the Lord, and listen to Him. Psalm 27: 4, One thing I have desire of the Lord, that will I seek: That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in His temple.”
  • 11. Conclusion: Yes it is important to seek and enjoy thePresence of God because God has createdus to have intimacy with Him!