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Lesson 5: Taming Your Heart

Study Guide / Outline


  • Topic: Learning to use words effectively for God’s benefit
  • Key Scripture: Psalms 118:17
  • Main Point: Emphasizing the power of speech in advancing God’s kingdom. The speaker shifted focus last minute, following divine guidance.

Section 1: The Power of Words

  • Main Points:
    • Words are instrumental in God’s creation and plans.
    • Human authority empowers God’s movement on Earth.
    • The necessity of speaking out God’s words and plans.
  • Key Scripture: None mentioned.

Section 2: The Significance of Prophesying and Declaring

  • Main Points:
    • The role of believers in prophesying and declaring God’s word.
    • The importance of not just echoing culture but declaring God’s will.
    • The distinction between personal revelation and God’s message through us.
  • Key Scripture: Numbers 24:29.

Section 3: The Role of Believers as Prophets

  • Main Points:
    • God’s desire for all believers to be His mouthpieces.
    • Differentiating between personal calling and communal responsibility in prophecy.
    • Encouraging believers to speak divine utterances, not just culturally accepted words.
  • Scriptures: None mentioned explicitly.

Section 4: The Power and Responsibility of Speech

  • Main Points:
    • The anointing of believers and the power inherent in their words.
    • The importance of speaking faith-filled, victorious words.
    • Warning against speaking negatively or idly.
  • Scriptures: None mentioned explicitly.

Section 5: Impact of Words on Personal and Global Spheres

  • Main Points:
    • The influence of spoken words on personal life and global events.
    • The example of personal faith declarations affecting one’s child.
    • Encouraging proactive, positive declarations in various life aspects.
  • Key Scripture: None mentioned.

Conclusion: The Importance of Declaring God’s Works

  • Main Points:
    • The necessity of declaring God’s works despite circumstances.
    • The power of believers to speak life and victory.
    • The encouragement to speak as God does, knowing the outcome.
  • Key Scripture: None mentioned directly.

General Reflection

  • The sermon emphasizes the transformative power of speech in alignment with God’s will. It encourages believers to actively use their words to shape their lives and the world according to God’s plans, highlighting the role of faith and the prophetic in everyday speech.