Lesson 9 of 11
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9 – There Is Faith In You

Study Guide

Section 1: Introduction to the Supernatural Life

  • Description/Summary: The speaker introduces the concept of living a supernatural life, emphasizing the need for believers to learn how to ‘walk on water’ – a metaphor for living above the ordinary.
  • Main Points:
    • God calls believers to a life beyond the normal.
    • The inspiration for this teaching comes from the biblical account of Peter walking on water.
    • The emphasis is on the supernatural aspect of Christian living.

Section 2: Motivation Over Function

  • Description/Summary: This section delves into the importance of motivation in living a supernatural life, suggesting that God cares more about why we do things (our motivation) than just what we do (our function).
  • Main Points:
    • Motivation is critical in the supernatural life.
    • Scriptural reference to 1 Corinthians 13 highlighting love as the ultimate motivation.
    • Actions without the right motivation are meaningless in God’s perspective.

Section 3: The Authority of Believers

  • Description/Summary: The speaker talks about the authority given to believers, encouraging them to exercise this authority over situations they are ‘sinking’ in.
  • Main Points:
    • Believers have been given authority to overcome life’s challenges.
    • This authority is a key aspect of living a supernatural life.
    • Encouragement to exercise faith and not be intimidated by life’s ‘storms’.

Section 4: Correcting Misconceptions About Faith

  • Description/Summary: The speaker addresses common misconceptions about faith, particularly the idea that believers need ‘more’ faith.
  • Main Points:
    • Faith and unbelief can coexist; it’s about managing doubt.
    • The speaker challenges the notion that believers constantly need more faith.
    • Reference to Matthew 17:20, emphasizing faith as small as a mustard seed can be effective.

Section 5: Embracing God’s Correction

  • Description/Summary: This section stresses the importance of accepting and embracing God’s correction and teaching.
  • Main Points:
    • God’s correction is a form of His love and should be welcomed.
    • God corrects us to bring out our best and align us with His will.
    • Correction is not punishment but guidance.

Section 6: The Importance of Immediate Response to God

  • Description/Summary: The speaker emphasizes the importance of responding immediately to God’s call or correction, using Peter’s example.
  • Main Points:
    • Immediate response to God’s correction is crucial.
    • Peter’s example of beginning to sink and immediately calling out to Jesus is highlighted.
    • God’s willingness to immediately help and restore is underscored.

Section 7: Conclusion and Call to Action

  • Description/Summary: The conclusion calls for a personal examination of faith and an encouragement to step out into the supernatural.
  • Main Points:
    • Believers are encouraged to examine areas of doubt and unbelief.
    • The supernatural life is attainable by every believer.
    • The need for believers to step out in faith and trust in God’s guidance.

Note: Scriptures are referenced throughout the sermon, especially focusing on the story of Peter walking on the water (Matthew 14:27-31) and discussions on faith (such as 1 Corinthians 13 and Matthew 17:20). The speaker uses these scriptures to illustrate and support the main points made in each section.