Sermon Notes : Pastor Steven Furtick – Tired On The Inside
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Sermon Notes : Tired On The Inside
- Yours is the house of God.
- THIS IS MY CHURCH! #efam
- People are no longer saying they’re busy, but are still tired.
- John 4:1–8
- How are you really, inside?
- Jesus refuses to be controlled by the agendas of others.
- A lot of things that we say God does, he isn’t the one actually doing.
- This text does not show the soft side of Jesus – this is the savage side of him.
- He had to go through Samaria.
- Whose agenda are you committed to?
- We all have “some area” that we try to avoid.
- Sometimes the reason we are so tired is because we’re trying to work around what God is trying to bring us straight into.
- What are you working around in your life that God wants you to walk through? How much longer are you going to continue doing that?
- It was the path of his purpose.
- In John’s gospel, Jesus is fully God.
- He was not driven by popularity.
- 41 generations of God finding men and using men.
- John 1:14
- Do you know who Jesus is?
- He didn’t get started when he showed up.
- God put you where he wanted you – some of the battles you’re fighting started long before you got here.
- It’s not all.
- What I have known doesn’t have to be my normal forever.
- What we think we know of God isn’t all that he is.
- Certain things God shows you means you can’t unsee them anymore.
- God is trying to get you some oil so you don’t die before you find out your true purpose here.
- We’re living in six. (Mans number)
- Jesus is the 7th man.
- Which Jesus do we worship?
- Isaiah 40:28
- Jesus got tired too – He sat at the well because he was tired.
- The same God who created you, who was strong and powerful enough, shows us that being weary doesn’t mean you’re weak.
- Straight through was the shortcut.
- It’s hard to understand someone when you only see them at one part of their journey.
- I worship a God who is powerful enough to give me strength and human enough to get tired.
- This makes Jesus more relatable.
- Did he go through Samaria because he was tired of the way they were treating each other? To abolish the barriers?
- Are you waiting on God right now?
- When you get too tired you start fighting battles that don’t matter to distract you from the ones that do.
- Faith doesn’t prevent fatigue, it gives you a place to sit.
- What well do you sit by when you’re tired?
- What wells are you digging for your kids to get to sit by?
- A lot of the places that we’re sitting while we’re tired are making us more dehydrated, dumber, more fragmented.
- It’s never about what we think it’s about.
- Sit with him a little while, and see who you really are.
- We can’t rely on people to let us know who we really are.
- He sat in the well so she could see what was within her.
- He sat down, not because he needed rest, but because she’s did.
- He is the God who will come through 41 generations and go through Samaria just to sit with you.
- When you sit with God, you will see with God.
- Sit by the well that has living water.
- Even if we don’t have the patience to wait for jesus, he’s waiting for us.
- God knows you’re tired and thirsty, and he wants to give you water.
- Can you hope even when you don’t feel like it?
- Sometimes he walks on water, sometimes he is the water.
- Leave behind the jar that you’re carrying that you weren’t meant to be carrying.
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