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1/4/12 – “The Integrity of the Word” IV – Delving into His Integrity Portrayed

MIDWEEK BIBLE STUDIES

Wednesday in the Word

January 4, 2012

 

The Integrity of the Word IV

(Delving into His Integrity Portrayed)

FOUNDATIONAL TEXTS

  1. James 1:22
    1. Your true self is who you are in your spirit, not your body or your mind.
      1. I Thessalonians 5:23
      2. Hebrews 12:9
        1. The true God that we serve is the God of spirits.
        2. At the moment of salvation, God downloaded all of who He is in your spirit.
        3. When you feed the spirit man by becoming a doer of the Word, the spirit cannot be deceived by the body and soul.
  2. Romans 2:13
    1. Those that have become doers of the Word will see results.

 

  1.          I.            Delving into His integrity portrayed
    1. The word of God is the power of God to dominate the earth (God made man to dominate the earth).
      1. Hebrews 1:1-3 (KJV & The Amplified Bible)
        1. God made the worlds by His word; therefore, you can change the world by His word.
      2. Genesis 1:26
        1. Man was created to look like God and have the very nature of God.
        2. God made the earth for man.  (Scripture references – Psalm 115:16, Psalm 82; St. John 10)
        3. A man that dominates is Word controlled not sense controlled.
        4. Dominate defined… to have influence over; to have ownership; to possess authority; to have what you say.
    2. The word of God is God speaking to me.

·           A word is a unit of language that functions as a principle carrier of meaning and thought.

·           God’s word is how He thinks and what He means.

  1. Zechariah 4:7
  2. St. Luke 6:46
  3. Hebrews 3:7
  4. When you hear God’s voice, do not go back to the senses.
  5. God’s word is eternal
    1. God and His word are synonymous.
      1. St. John 10:30
      2. St. John 14:7
      3. God is His word and His word is who He is.
        1. Exodus 3:13-16 [Emphasis verse 14-15]
          1. The ability of God (I AM) works for all generations.
          2. Whatever you confess “I AM” to, begins looking for you.
        2. Exodus 20:7
          1. Vain – holding God’s word (His authority) short of what He can do.
          2. When you understand that God’s integrity, power, and ability are in His word, you will change your confessions to “I am…”
          3. When you place it [what you believe God to do] on I am, you will not be held guilty before God and contrary situations.

©2012 George Matthews Ministries