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The LORD Provides (Jehovah Jireh) Men's Retreat


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This is the second lesson in the series on Four Pillars as delivered at the Manassas Men's Retreat 2014.

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The LORD Provides (Jehovah Jireh) Men's Retreat

  1. 1. "Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have com alive." Howard Thurman
  2. 2. "99% of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.“ George Washington Carver
  3. 3. “Having a good day will not solve all your problems; but it will annoy enough people to make it worthwhile.” Keith Brown
  4. 4. Who is God?
  5. 5. “God doesn't use people simply because they are gifted, but because He is gracious.” Wesley Walker
  6. 6. Who is God? Jehovah Jireh – The Lord Provides
  7. 7. "Sometimes God doesn't tell us His plan because we wouldn't believe it anyway." Carlton Pearson
  8. 8. Jehovah Jireh “Abraham said, "God will provide for himself the lamb for a burnt offering, my son." So they went both of them together.” (Genesis 22:8)
  9. 9. "If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it." Author Unknown
  10. 10. Jehovah Jireh “So Abraham called the name of that place, „The LORD will provide‟; as it is said to this day, „On the mount of the LORD it shall be provided.‟” (Genesis 22:14)
  11. 11. "God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them." St. Augustine of Hippo
  12. 12. Question Time • What have you spoken today to show our faith to others? • What have you done to show your faith to the world? Last Week? Yesterday? Today?
  13. 13. The Power of Abraham’s Faith The power is seen in his WORDS – Genesis 22.5, 8
  14. 14. "As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see." (attributed to Julius Ceaser)
  15. 15. The Power of Abraham’s Faith The power is seen in his ACTIONS – He rose early in the morning. (Genesis 22.3) – He made a three day journey. (Genesis 22.4) – He prepared the altar. (Genesis 22.10)
  16. 16. How Did Abraham Know? Abraham had faith: – He saw the power of God with Lot. (Genesis 14) – He saw the promised child. (Genesis 21.1-7)
  17. 17. How Did Abraham Know? Abraham knew the Lord had a plan: – Hebrews 11.17-19
  18. 18. The Lord Provides • He provides for the lilies and birds. (Matthew 6.25-33) • He sends rain on the just and unjust. (Matthew 5.45) • He cares for his children. (Psalm 84.11)
  19. 19. Lean on Jehovah Jireh - Fill your life with faith - Change your attitude - Depend on the Lord -
  20. 20. "It's hard for God to walk with a man who gets his mind made up to do things his own way." (Norvel Hayes)