The Basis for our Relationship with God ()Ken Verboncoeur, February 28, 2016
Part of the An Individual Message series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
John 17:3 3Now this is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
2 Corinthians 5:17-18 17Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! 18All this is from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.
Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.' "
Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.
Hebrews 4:12-13 12For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. 13Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.
Psalm 25:14 14 The LORD confides in those who fear Him; he makes His covenant known to them.
Mark 1:35 35Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.
Psalm 5:3 3 In the morning, O LORD , you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation.
God created us for intimate fellowship
We all have an innate desire for God
God speaks to us through His Word
We speak to Him through Prayer
Psalm 7:17 17 I will give thanks to the LORD because of His righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
Isaiah 40:31 31 but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Romans 11:33-36 33Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments, and His paths beyond tracing out! 34"Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been His counselor?" 35"Who has ever given to God, that God should repay him?" 36For from His and through His and to His are all things. To His be the glory forever! Amen.
Daniel 2:20-22 20 and said: "Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are His. 21 He changes times and seasons; He sets up kings and deposes them. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning. 22 He reveals deep and hidden things; He knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with Him.
Colossians 1:15-17 15He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16For by His all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by His and for His. 17He is before all things, and in His all things hold together.
1 John 1:9-10 9If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 10If we claim we have not sinned, we make Him out to be a liar and His word has no place in our lives.
Psalm 139:23-24 23 Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Psalm 26:2-3 2 Test me, O LORD , and try me, examine my heart and my mind; 3 for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth.
1 Chronicles 16:34 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
Psalm 4:3 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.
Psalm 103:1-5 1 Praise the LORD, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. 2 Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits-
3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, 4 who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, 5 who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Hebrews 13:5 5Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."
1 Chronicles 29:18
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