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Lesson 1: Building With Your Words

Study Guide / Outline


  • Summary: The speaker begins with a directive received during prayer, emphasizing the importance of confessing and declaring God’s word.
  • Key Points:
    • Importance of vocalizing faith.
    • Need for active declaration in the Christian walk.

The Power of the Tongue

  • Summary: This section explores the concept of the power in words, citing Proverbs 18:21 to illustrate the life and death held in the tongue.
  • Key Points:
    • Words have both natural and spiritual consequences.
    • Believers are encouraged to understand and harness the power of their speech.
  • Scripture: Proverbs 18:21

Made in God’s Image

  • Summary: The speaker talks about being made in God’s image and the authority that comes from God expressed through words.
  • Key Points:
    • God’s authority is a model for believers.
    • The creative power of words as demonstrated by God.

The Power in God’s Word

  • Summary: Discussion of the inherent power in God’s word, with anecdotes illustrating its impact.
  • Key Points:
    • God’s word carries power beyond human understanding.
    • Importance of engaging with and declaring scripture.
  • Scripture: Genesis 1 (Creation Story), Hebrews 11:3

Personal Responsibility and Declaration

  • Summary: The speaker encourages personal responsibility in using words to shape one’s reality, focusing on sowing seeds for the future.
  • Key Points:
    • The need to consciously build one’s life with words.
    • Understanding the long-term impact of spoken words.

The Importance of Declaring God’s Word

  • Summary: Emphasizes the necessity of declaring God’s promises and the role of believers in speaking life into situations.
  • Key Points:
    • The transformative power of declaring God’s word.
    • The role of believers in aligning their declarations with God’s will.

Practical Application and Closing

  • Summary: The speaker concludes with practical advice on applying these principles in daily life and a call to action for believers to use their words wisely.
  • Key Points:
    • Encouragement to practice mindful speech aligning with God’s promises.
    • The importance of self-awareness in speech and its impact on one’s life and the lives of others.