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Lesson 5: Drive Out Doubt

Study Guide / Outline

Section 1: Introduction

  • Summary: The introductory section sets the stage by emphasizing the significance of faith in the life of believers. It highlights the impact of doubt on one’s ability to receive God’s promises.
  • Main Points:
    • Faith is a fundamental aspect of the Christian walk.
    • Doubt can hinder individuals from experiencing the fullness of God’s blessings.

Section 2: The Role of Unbelief

  • Summary: This section explores the role of unbelief in limiting the effectiveness of faith. It references the incident where Jesus couldn’t perform miracles due to unbelief in those around Him.
  • Main Points:
    • Even Jesus faced limitations in performing miracles when confronted with unbelief.
    • Unbelief can prevent individuals from receiving from God.
  • Scripture Reference: Matthew 13:58

Section 3: The Measure of Faith

  • Summary: The concept of the “measure of faith” is explained, emphasizing that every believer possesses a measure of faith from God. The focus is on understanding that faith is already within, but unbelief can suppress it.
  • Main Points:
    • Every believer has been given a measure of faith by God.
    • Faith is not about its size but its activation.
  • Scripture Reference: Romans 12:3

Section 4: The Role of Prayer and Fasting

  • Summary: This section delves into the purpose of prayer and fasting. It clarifies that fasting primarily targets unbelief, not external circumstances.
  • Main Points:
    • Fasting is a tool to combat and eliminate doubt and unbelief.
    • Prayer and fasting help believers align with God’s promises.
  • Scripture Reference: Matthew 17:19-21

Section 5: The Mind as a Filter

  • Summary: The mind is compared to a filter in this section. It highlights how the mind can filter out faith when influenced by false teachings or doubt.
  • Main Points:
    • The mind can act as a filter for faith.
    • False teachings and doubt can hinder the expression of faith.
    • Renewing the mind with God’s Word is essential.
  • Scripture Reference: Romans 12:2

Section 6: God’s Nature and Promises

  • Summary: This section emphasizes the importance of understanding God’s nature and His promises. It highlights the need to recognize that God is a healer and a provider.
  • Main Points:
    • God’s nature is characterized by love, healing, and provision.
    • God does not use sickness or adversity to teach lessons.
  • Scripture References: Psalm 103:3, James 1:17

Section 7: Confronting Doubt

  • Summary: The section encourages believers to confront doubt in their lives and drive it out. It stresses the importance of using scripture to eliminate doubt.
  • Main Points:
    • Doubt should be recognized and actively addressed.
    • Scripture is a powerful tool to combat doubt.
    • Believers are urged not to give in to doubt.
  • Scripture Reference: James 4:7

Section 8: The Finished Work of Christ

  • Summary: The text emphasizes the significance of Jesus’ finished work on the cross. It highlights that believers should receive what Christ has already accomplished.
  • Main Points:
    • Jesus’ work on the cross is complete.
    • Believers should receive God’s promises with faith.
  • Scripture References: John 19:30, 2 Corinthians 1:20

Section 9: Living in Freedom

  • Summary: The final section encourages believers to live free from doubt. It motivates them to believe in God’s ability to do the impossible.
  • Main Points:
    • God wants to do the impossible in believers’ lives.
    • Doubt hinders the manifestation of God’s promises.
  • Scripture Reference: Ephesians 3:20


  • Summary: The conclusion reiterates the importance of faith, driving out doubt, and believing in God’s promises. It encourages believers to act on their faith daily.
  • Main Points:
    • Faith is a daily choice and action.
    • Doubt should not be tolerated but addressed promptly.