Lesson 2 of 6
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Lesson 2: The Power Of Confession

Study Guide / Outline


  • Summary: Introduction to the sermon series “Speak,” focusing on teaching believers how to properly confess the Word of God.
  • Key Points:
    • The significance of properly confessing the Word.
    • The importance of using one’s mouth correctly in line with God’s will.

The Power of Confession

  • Summary: Exploration of the concept of confession, not as an admission of wrongdoing but as agreeing with what God says.
  • Key Points:
    • Confession is aligning one’s words with God’s words.
    • The power of holding fast to one’s confession of faith.
  • Scripture: Hebrews 10:23

Understanding the Enemy’s Strategy

  • Summary: Discusses how the enemy seeks to hijack our authority by stealing our confession and using our words against us.
  • Key Points:
    • Awareness of the enemy’s tactics to use our words for his agenda.
    • The importance of defending our confession against the enemy’s attempts.

The Harvest of Our Words

  • Summary: Illustrates how the words we speak are like seeds, creating the reality we live in.
  • Key Points:
    • Words have the power to shape our reality and future.
    • The necessity of being mindful of the words we speak.

Agreement with God

  • Summary: Stresses the importance of being in agreement with God and the dangers of speaking words contrary to God’s Word.
  • Key Points:
    • The power of walking in agreement with God.
    • The importance of ensuring our words align with God’s promises.

The Role of Faith and Confession

  • Summary: Discusses the relationship between faith and confession in receiving from God.
  • Key Points:
    • Belief in the heart and confession with the mouth are both essential.
    • Faith is activated and becomes effective through spoken words.
  • Scripture: Romans 10:9-10

The Importance of Speaking God’s Word

  • Summary: Emphasizes the necessity of consistently speaking God’s Word to see its manifestation in our lives.
  • Key Points:
    • The continuous action of speaking God’s Word is crucial.
    • Speaking God’s Word transforms belief into reality.

Holding Fast to Our Profession

  • Summary: Encourages believers to steadfastly hold onto their profession of faith, especially in challenging times.
  • Key Points:
    • Persistence in confessing faith amidst opposition.
    • The role of Jesus as the High Priest in our confession of faith.
  • Scripture: Hebrews 4:14

Declaring God’s Promises

  • Summary: Highlights the importance of declaring God’s promises over our lives and situations.
  • Key Points:
    • God’s promises are ‘Yes’ in Christ, requiring our ‘Amen’ through declaration.
    • The need to vocalize our agreement with God’s promises.
  • Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:20

Conclusion: Activation of Faith Through Words

  • Summary: Concludes with a call to action for believers to actively use their words in alignment with God’s promises.
  • Key Points:
    • Encouragement to speak words of faith and victory.
    • The transformational power of aligning words with God’s truth.