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Sermon Notes : Pastor Jabin Chavez – A Ridiculous Reality

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Hi friends! Thank you for taking the time to read today. Below you’ll find my sermon notes for Pastor Jabin Chavez’s message titled A Ridiculous Reality. This sermon was given at Elevation Church on June 20, 2021.

Please note that these are not my own words or thoughts, but merely the notes I took while the pastor was speaking. Context will be needed, click here to watch this entire message on YouTube. Also, I will link to the bible verses, so you can click to read those.

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Sermon Notes : A Ridiculous Reality

  • 1 Samuel 17:33-34
  • Acts 13:22
  • My outlook is more important than my circumstance.
  • I’m trying to change what I’m surrounded by, but God is trying to change inside me.
  • Don’t limit God to someone who can just do things for you while refusing to allow him to do something in you.
  • You rarely choose your giant – usually your giant chooses you.
  • We must choose to fight.
  • Don’t die as a victim of your circumstance because you’re angry at the fight that has been given to you.
  • You can miss your growth if you try to pray your way out of your situation.
  • Point #1 You must choose courage over worry.
  • Courage is not an absence of emotion – just belief that God is stronger.
  • Satan will work your taunt as long as you let him talk.
  • Fear is justified – living in it is not.
  • You can get your confidence back.
  • Faith will always look ridiculous.
  • The miraculous and the ridiculous are connected.
  • God will answer your prayer with instruction.
  • Do something that pushes you out of your comfort zone.
  • Do what you can do and God will do what you cannot.
  • If God just gave us everything, we would never change.
  • It sounds ridiculous – until it works.
  • Point #2 Faith over Fact
  • There will always be an excuse.
  • You have to see the same issue a different way.
  • Point #3 God’s Word Over Man’s Opinion
  • Hear what God is saying to you.
  • You don’t live your life listening to the haters.
  • Push back against the voices trying to keep you from walking in victory.
  • Goliath is your opportunity for elevation and promotion.
  • The giant you are facing is revealing that you are bigger on the inside than Goliath is on the outside.
  • Giants reveal our calling, and teach us to pray.
  • You’re better after the conflict.

As always, thank you for taking the time to read today. Be sure to leave a comment letting me know your favorite takeaway.