Sermon Notes

Sermon Notes : Pastor Rich Wilkerson – The Frustration of Expectation

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Hi friends! Below you will find my sermon notes for the June 13, 2021 sermon at Elevation Church, titled The Frustration of Expectation. Pastor Rich Wilkerson of Vous Church gave this message.

Please remember that these are not my thoughts – just the notes I took while Pastor was speaking. Context is needed, so you can click here to watch the entire sermon on YouTube. Also, I will link the Bible verses, so you can click those to read.

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Sermon Notes : The Frustration of Expectation

  • Romans 8:18-27
  • What are you expecting God to do?
  • You don’t just stumble into revival – you pray and declare it.
  • It’s important to live with expectation.
  • Your current situation is not in charge of your future destination.
  • It is time to raise your expectations.
  • Acts 3:4-5
  • God will do more than what we think.
  • God didn’t change, you did…it’s time to get back to how you were as a new Christian, and actually believed wholeheartedly.
  • It’s easy to get familiar with the move of God.
  • Your shadow is trouble for the devil.
  • Are you in game of faith or the on bench of faith?
  • There’s a posture to this.
  • Frustration comes with expectation.
  • There’s a gap between where I am and where God has called me to be.
  • We’re not to be afraid of the gaps, but to be aware of them.
  • Faith is work in the dirt.
  • Frustration is an indication that you are living with divine expectation.
  • We’re not where we need to be, but thank God we’re not where we used to be.
  • The enemy doesn’t care about your past – you do!
  • 1 John 3:2
  • The Holy Spirit is about spiritual survival.
  • Mind the gap.
  • We all want revelation, but are not willing to walk through the frustration.
  • You can’t risk anything jeopardizing what you are waiting for.
  • Some things we need to eliminate.
  • If God fulfills all your dreams, would you be ready for it?
  • You should be living like God is doing what you’ve been waiting for.
  • It’s worth it. Live a life worthy of it.
  • Habakkuk 3:16
  • I might not have it yet, but I’m believing it’s on the way.
  • This your season to jump in.
  • There is a revelation coming.