John 18:1-11<br />Healing of <br />Addictions<br />
I. Understanding Addictions:<br />Choosing to <br />be in Control<br />
(a) Unmet Needs Lead to Wrong Mindsets<br />“And my God will <br />meet all your needs<br />according to his<br />glorious...
(b) Wrong Mindsets Lead to Behavioral Drugs <br />Understanding Addictions:<br />Choosing to <br />be in Control<br />
(c) Behavioral Drugs Become Addictive Problems<br />They exchanged the <br />truth of God for a lie,<br />and worshiped <b...
II. Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
No one takes it from me,<br />but I lay it down <br />of my own accord. <br />I have authority to <br />lay it down <br />...
Again he asked them, "Who is it you want?"  And they said, "Jesus of Nazareth." "I told you that I am he," Jesus answered....
-C.S. Lewis-<br />The Lion, the Witch & <br />the Wardrobe<br />Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
“And having disarmed <br />the powers and authorities, <br />he made a public spectacle of them, <br />triumphing over the...
I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming.         He has no power over me; but I do as t...
“Do you refuse to speak to me?" Pilate said. <br />"Don't you realize I have power either to free you <br />or to crucify ...
III. Acknowledging our Powerlessness<br />
We Must admit that we are powerless over our addictions<br />Acknowledging our Powerlessness<br />
We must cry out <br />to Jesus<br />But he said to me, "My <br />grace is sufficient  for you, for my power is made perfec...
We must reach out to others for help<br />Acknowledging our Powerlessness<br />
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081411 healing of addictions (john 18v1-11) andrew tan

  1. 1. John 18:1-11<br />Healing of <br />Addictions<br />
  2. 2. I. Understanding Addictions:<br />Choosing to <br />be in Control<br />
  3. 3. (a) Unmet Needs Lead to Wrong Mindsets<br />“And my God will <br />meet all your needs<br />according to his<br />glorious riches <br />in Christ Jesus.”<br />-Philippians 4:19<br />Understanding Addicctions:<br />Choosing to <br />be in Control<br />
  4. 4. (b) Wrong Mindsets Lead to Behavioral Drugs <br />Understanding Addictions:<br />Choosing to <br />be in Control<br />
  5. 5. (c) Behavioral Drugs Become Addictive Problems<br />They exchanged the <br />truth of God for a lie,<br />and worshiped <br />and served created things <br />rather than the Creator…<br />-Romans 1:25-28<br />Understanding Addictions:<br />Choosing to <br />be in Control<br />
  6. 6. II. Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
  7. 7. No one takes it from me,<br />but I lay it down <br />of my own accord. <br />I have authority to <br />lay it down <br />and authority to <br />take it up again. <br />This command I received from my Father.<br />-John 10:18 <br />Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
  8. 8. Again he asked them, "Who is it you want?"  And they said, "Jesus of Nazareth." "I told you that I am he," Jesus answered. ……<br />Jesus commanded Peter, "Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?“<br />-John 18:7-11 <br />Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
  9. 9. -C.S. Lewis-<br />The Lion, the Witch & <br />the Wardrobe<br />Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
  10. 10. “And having disarmed <br />the powers and authorities, <br />he made a public spectacle of them, <br />triumphing over them <br />by the cross.” <br />-Colossians 2:15<br />Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
  11. 11. I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming. He has no power over me; but I do as the Father has commanded me.<br />- John 14:30-31<br />Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
  12. 12. “Do you refuse to speak to me?" Pilate said. <br />"Don't you realize I have power either to free you <br />or to crucify you?"  <br />Jesus answered, <br />"You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above."<br />- John 19:10-11<br />Jesus Chose Powerlessness<br />
  13. 13. III. Acknowledging our Powerlessness<br />
  14. 14. We Must admit that we are powerless over our addictions<br />Acknowledging our Powerlessness<br />
  15. 15. We must cry out <br />to Jesus<br />But he said to me, "My <br />grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." <br />Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, <br />so that Christ's power <br />may rest on me.<br />- 2 Corinthians 12:9<br />Acknowledging our Powerlessness<br />
  16. 16. We must reach out to others for help<br />Acknowledging our Powerlessness<br />

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