What are you believing for in your life? What is your prayer life like? Do we recognize how much God wants to be involved in helping us, guiding us as we lean in to Him. He has numerous promises that we simply can declare out loud, believe and trust God for His timing and His way to bring things around. Rhonda Settles shares in great detail how she has experienced the power of God's Word in her life.
The outline following (digital download also available at the bottom with additional Scriptures) is for you to use as you listen to Rhonda Settles share a life-changing message for us today, especially when we understand the power of God's promises over our lives daily! You can download the full version with verses at the bottom.
God’s Word is alive and powerful to change us and our circumstances.
For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and the [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 AMP
Forever, O Lord, Your word is settled (stands firm) in heaven, Your faithfulness endures to all generations. Psalm 119: 89-90 NKJV
Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away. Matthew 24:35 NKJV
My covenant I will not break, Nor alter the word that has gone out of My lips. Psalm 89:34 NKJV
We can have confidence before God when we pray His Word, it's His will.
Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. I John 5:14-15 NKJV
“If you have a need and you have a promise, you can go boldly to the throne of God!” - Joyce Meyer
So will the words that come out of my mouth not come back empty-handed. They’ll do the work I sent them to do, they’ll complete the assignment I gave them. Isaiah 55:11-12 MSG
I am alert and active, watching over My word to perform it. Jeremiah 1:12 AMP
Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal the Scriptures you are to stand on.
Call to me and I will answer you. I’ll tell you marvelous and wondrous things that you could never figure out on your own. Jeremiah 33:3 MSG
Use a concordance and a dictionary.
Look at several translations of a Scripture. Use a phone app or online program.
Follow the references and definitions in the margin of your Bible.
Highlight key Scriptures in your Bible so you can return to them easily.
Read books that are filled with God’s Word and encourage your faith.
Use our resources under "Praying Scriptures" to direct your prayers on areas of life that concern you.
Meditate on the Word that God shows you.
No one can take away from you the things God reveals to you by His Spirit.
Don’t for a minute let this Book of The Revelation be out of mind. Ponder and meditate on it day and night, making sure you practice everything written in it. Then you’ll get where you’re going; then you’ll succeed. Joshua 1:8 MSG
Speak the Word and make it personal.
See yourself in the verses.
As it is written, I have made you the father of many nations. [He was appointed our father] in the sight of God in Whom he believed, Who gives life to the dead and speaks of the nonexistent things that [He has foretold and promised] as if they [already] existed. Romans 4:17 AMP
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they who indulge in it shall eat the fruit of it [for death or life]. Proverbs 18:21 NKJV
Receive the Word now by faith. Stand in faith believing - refuse to be shaken.
For we live by believing and not by seeing. 2 Corinthians 5:7 NLT
For we fix our attention, not on things that are seen, but on things that are unseen. What can be seen lasts only for a time, but what cannot be seen lasts forever. 2 Corinthians 4:18 GNT
Guard your heart and mind. Stay connected to people of like faith.
Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts. Proverbs 4:23 GNT
We use our powerful God-tools for smashing warped philosophies, tearing down barriers erected against the truth of God, fitting every loose thought and emotion and impulse into the structure of life shaped by Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:5 MSG
Worship God and trust that He is working in your life.
You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy, at Your right hand there are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 AMP