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I am growing in the knowledge of God

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I am growing in the knowledge of God
Ephesians 1:18–19 NKJV
the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power

Confession of Faith I am not moved by what I see or by what I feel. I am moved by what I believe. I believe the WORD of God! The victory is mine! I have it now! I can see it through the eyes of my faith!

Ephesians
Ephesians 1:18–19 The Message
your eyes focused and clear, so that you can see exactly what it is he is calling you to do, grasp the immensity of this glorious way of life he has for his followers, oh, the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him—endless energy, boundless strength!
Three things are essential if believers are to grow in the knowledge of God.
If we are to grow in the knowledge of God, we must seek the wisdom of God more than anything else on this earth. It is the person who hungers and thirsts after God and His righteousness that is filled.
The Calling Of God
To grow in the knowledge of God we must understand that we are called to three things:
Called To Office, Duty or Responsibility
Each one of us has been called to a duty, office and responsibility. We have been all called to do something for Christ.
We are ambassadors for Christ
We must represent Jesus Christ to the lost and dying world
2. Called means - Summon someone to feast or festival
You have been called to the marriage supper of the Lamb and you will sit down one day to enjoy all things God has planned for eternity
3. Called means to summon someone to Court to give an account for themselves
This also means to summon them to judgement. One day we will give an account of our lives! One day everyone will stand before the judgement seat of Jesus Christ and give an account for the work done in the body
2. Spirit of Wisdom
to grow in the knowledge of God we also must grow in the Spirit of Wisdom
This is the Holy Spirit who reveals God to the Believer
1 Corinthians 2:9–12 NKJV
But as it is written: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” But God has revealed them to us through His Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God. For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God.
3. To grow in the knowledge of God you must have the eyes of his heart enlightened.
The heart must be opened so that the light of God can be seen and grasped. An open heart is the responsibility of both you and the Holy Spirit.
⇒ You must open your heart and focus its affection, intelligence, and will upon knowing God.
⇒ You must seek the Holy Spirit to enlighten and flood your heart with the things of God.
1 Peter 2:9 NKJV
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
Next Steps:
•Read the Bible daily!
•Pray Daily
•Sign up to volunteer at the church
•Attend Tuesday Night Bible Study!
•Attend Tuesday Night Bible Study!
•Invite Someone to Sunday Worship Service!
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