I BELIEVE in God, but don’t trust Him fully
“Go up and take possession of the land I have given you.” But you rebelled against the command of the LORD your God. You did not trust him or obey him. Deuteronomy 9:23
THE PARTIALLY SURRENDERED LIFE
Trust in the Lord with some of your heart, lean on your own understanding, 6 in some of your ways, acknowledge him, and you can make your own paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 PSV
- I’LL GIVE GOD SOME ____________, BUT NOT __________________.
YOU’RE NOT ALONE IN YOUR FAITH STRUGGLES
…But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.” 23“ ‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.” 24Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Mark 9:22-24
I DON’T FULLY TRUST GOD WITH ______________________________.
DEVELOPING A WHOLEHEARTED TRUST
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6
“acknowledge” yada: coming to know and submit by observing, reflecting, and experiencing.
- We want God to _________ Himself so we can __________
- God wants us to _________ Him so He can __________
GET TO KNOW
- THE _______________ OF GOD.
- THE __________ OF GOD.
- THE ______________________ OF GOD.
Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. 5 For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. Psalm 100:3-5