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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Pastor Matt McFarland

Please open your Bible and follow along.

Verses referenced in this teaching:

Philippians 2:14  Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

Deuteronomy 1:26-38 26 Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the Lord your God: 27 And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the Lord hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us. 28 Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there. 29 Then I said unto you, Dread not, neither be afraid of them. 30 The Lord your God which goeth before you, he shall fight for you, according to all that he did for you in Egypt before your eyes; 31 And in the wilderness, where thou hast seen how that the Lord thy God bare thee, as a man doth bear his son, in all the way that ye went, until ye came into this place. 32 Yet in this thing ye did not believe the Lord your God, 33 Who went in the way before you, to search you out a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, to shew you by what way ye should go, and in a cloud by day. 34 And the Lord heard the voice of your words, and was wroth, and sware, saying, 35 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I sware to give unto your fathers. 36 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden upon, and to his children, because he hath wholly followed the Lord. 37 Also the Lord was angry with me for your sakes, saying, Thou also shalt not go in thither. 38 But Joshua the son of Nun, which standeth before thee, he shall go in thither: encourage him: for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.

Proverbs 18:21  Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

James 3:3-5 3 Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. 4 Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. 5 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

Five Things that you should never do:

1: Never again confess ‘I can’t’.
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

2: Never again confess ‘lack’.
Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in
glory by Christ Jesus.

3: Never again confess ‘defeat’.
2 Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in
Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.

4: Never again confess ‘worry’.
1 Peter 5:7  Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

5: Never again confess ‘discontent’.
Philippians 4:11 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever
state I am, therewith to be content.

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