Pastor Clint Williams
(Proverbs 18:14 NLT) The human spirit can endure a sick body, but who can bear a crushed spirit?(Psalm 42:3-5 NLT) Day and night I have only tears for food, while my enemies continually taunt me, saying, “Where is this God of yours?” My heart is breaking as I remember how it used to be: I walked among the crowds of worshipers, leading a great procession to the house of God, singing for joy and giving thanks amid the sound of a great celebration! Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again— my Savior and my God!
√ I will never change my LIFE until I change the way I THINK. –CORE issues of 100% defective
(Proverbs 23:7 NKJV) For as he thinks in his heart, so is he….
(2 Corinthians 10:5 NKJV) casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ,…..
√ The DEVIL will lie to you. his language –> Passion doesn’t = equal truth!, Eloquent speech doesn’t=truth
(John 8:44 NLT) … When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies.
(Psalm 13:2 NLT) How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul, with sorrow in my heart every day? How long will my enemy have the upper hand?
The WORLD will pollute you. –it will never work, even when it seems to be
(Ephesians 4:17-18 NIV) So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God…
√ Your PROBLEMS will confuse you. Make God feel distant when HE isn’t–>make you feel he doesn’t listen
psalms start of whining then end thank you lord. (Psalm 10:1,17 NLT) O LORD, why do you stand so far away? Why do you hide when I am in trouble?… LORD, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them.
√ I will never change the way I THINK until I RENEW MY MIND.
(Romans 12:2 NLT) … let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think.
(Romans 8:5-6 NLT) Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit. So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.
√ EVERYDAY –GET WITH GOD EVERYDAY.
(Psalm 89:14-15 NLT) Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Unfailing love and truth walk before you as attendants. Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of your presence, LORD.
(Acts 2:28 NLT) You have shown me the way of life, and you will fill me with the joy of your presence.