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  1. 1. The Omnipotence of God God’s Character part 6
  2. 2. Omnipotent: God is All-Powerful
  3. 3. Jeremiah 32:17 Ah, Lord God, it is you who have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and your outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.
  4. 4. 2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, to show that the transcendent power belongs to God, and not to us.
  5. 5. 2 Corinthians 12:9 But he said, “My power is sufficient for you for my power is displayed in weakness.”
  6. 6. 2 Cor. 12:10 Therefore, I will gladly boast about my weakness so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
  7. 7. God’s Power is Seen In… <ul><li>In Creating the World. </li></ul><ul><li>Isaiah 40:29 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary. </li></ul>
  8. 8. God’s Power is Seen In… 2. In Sustaining Life. Acts 17:25 He is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything, because he himself gives all men life and breath and everything else.
  9. 9. God’s Power is Seen In… 2. In Sustaining Life. Acts 17:28 In him we live and move and have our being.
  10. 10. God’s Power is Seen In… 3. In Changing People. 1 Corinthians 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to those who are being saved it is the power of God.
  11. 11. God’s Power In Your Life
  12. 12. God’s Power In Your Life 1. Put Your Hope in God, Not Yourself Isaiah 40:31 But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not grow faint.
  13. 13. God’s Power In Your Life 1. Put Your Hope in God, Not Yourself John 15:5 “… apart from me you can do nothing.”
  14. 14. God’s Power In Your Life 2. Admit Your Weaknesses . 2 Cor. 12:9-10 “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” I will all the more gladly boast about my weaknesses, for when I am weak then I am strong.”
  15. 15. God’s Power In Your Life 2. Admit Your Weaknesses . James 4:6 God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.
  16. 16. God’s Power In Your Life 2. Admit Your Weaknesses . Isaiah 66:2 this is the man to whom I will look, he that has a broken spirit and a contrite heart.
  17. 17. God’s Power In Your Life 2. Admit Your Weaknesses . Isaiah 57:15 “I dwell in the high and holy place, and with him who is of a humble and contrite spirit; to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the contrite.”
  18. 18. God’s Power In Your Life 2. Admit Your Weaknesses . Psalm 139:23-24 Search me, O God, and know my heart. Try me and know my thoughts, and lead me in the way everlasting.
  19. 19. God’s Power In Your Life 3. Witness to Your Friends. 2 Cor. 3:4-6 such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God, not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us. ..
  20. 20. God’s Power In Your Life 3. Witness to Your Friends. 2 Cor. 3:4-6 Our competence comes from God who has made us competent to be ministers of the new covenant…
  21. 21. God’s Power In Your Life 3. Witness to Your Friends. Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. 
  22. 22. God’s Power In Your Life 4. Claim God’s Promises . 2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness... 
  23. 23. God’s Power In Your Life 4. Claim God’s Promises . 2 Peter 1:4 Through these he has given us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may escape the corruption that is in the world caused by evil desires.
  24. 24. God’s Power In Your Life <ul><li>4. Claim God’s Promises . </li></ul><ul><li>1 Corinthians 10:13 </li></ul><ul><li>Galatians 6:9-10 </li></ul><ul><li>Proverbs 15:22 </li></ul><ul><li>James 5:16 </li></ul><ul><li>Philippians 4:13 </li></ul><ul><li>Philippians 4:19 </li></ul>
  25. 25. God’s Power In Your Life 5. Surrender Your Will to God. 2 Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.
  26. 26. God’s Power In Your Life 6. Step Out in Faith. Mark 9:23 Everything is possible to him who believes.
  27. 27. God’s Power In Your Life 6. Step Out in Faith. Matthew 9:29 According to your faith will it be done to you.

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