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The Book for All Seasons

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The Psalmist determined the Word of God was sufficient for all seasons. Whatever is going on in our lives, the Bible is everything we need to encourage, support and provide the help needed. Let's explore the Psalmist's valuation of God's Word.

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The Book for All Seasons

How important is the Bible to you? I mean, is it the foundation of everything in your life? Who you believe. How you live. How you make all your decisions. Is the Bible sufficient for everything in your life?
A. The Psalmist Found God's Word Sufficient
Psalm 119:103–105 NKJV
103 How sweet are Your words to my taste, Sweeter than honey to my mouth! 104 Through Your precepts I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way. 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 261-262). Kindle Edition.
2. He saw it as a lamp to his feet and a light to his path
B. Paul Declared the Bible to Be a Book for All Seasons
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 262-263). Kindle Edition.
1. He found it profitable in all situations ()
2 Timothy 3:16 NKJV
16 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,
2. How can we apply Paul's confidence in God's word to daily life?

A. Read the Bible When You're Afraid to Speak ()

Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 263). Kindle Edition.
Exodus 4:10–12 NKJV
10 Then Moses said to the Lord, “O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before nor since You have spoken to Your servant; but I am slow of speech and slow of tongue.” 11 So the Lord said to him, “Who has made man’s mouth? Or who makes the mute, the deaf, the seeing, or the blind? Have not I, the Lord? 12 Now therefore, go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall say.”
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 264). Kindle Edition.
1. Read the call of Moses to deliver Israel from slavery when you have time. ()
2. Moses felt incapable, not a good speaker
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 264). Kindle Edition.
a. We're also called to deliver people from bondage
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 264-265). Kindle Edition.
b. We are to be the Lord's witnesses ()
Acts 1:8 NKJV
8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
3. God promises to give us the words we need ()
Jeremiah 1:9 NKJV
9 Then the Lord put forth His hand and touched my mouth, and the Lord said to me: “Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.
4. Consider the Lord's response to the fear of Moses
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 265-266). Kindle Edition.
a. "Who has made man's mouth?"
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 265-266). Kindle Edition.
b. "I will be with your mouth"
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 266). Kindle Edition.

B. Read the Bible When You're Feeling Weak ()

Isaiah 40:28–31 NKJV
28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the Lord, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. 29 He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength. 30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, And the young men shall utterly fall, 31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 266-267). Kindle Edition.
1. Life's burdens often drain away our strength
2. Our problems never take God by surprise
3. God is our strength in troubled times ()
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 267). Kindle Edition.
Psalm 46:1 NKJV
1 God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
4. Those who wait upon the Lord renew their strength (vv. 29-31)
Isaiah 40:29–31 NKJV
29 He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength. 30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, And the young men shall utterly fall, 31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.
5. We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us ().
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 267-268). Kindle Edition.
Philippians 4:13 NKJV
13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
So, read the Bible when you’re feeling weak. Next...
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 268). Kindle Edition.

C. Read the Bible When You're Filled with Fear ()

Isaiah 41:10–13 NKJV
10 Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ 11 “Behold, all those who were incensed against you Shall be ashamed and disgraced; They shall be as nothing, And those who strive with you shall perish. 12 You shall seek them and not find them— Those who contended with you. Those who war against you Shall be as nothing, As a nonexistent thing. 13 For I, the Lord your God, will hold your right hand, Saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’
is 41.10-13
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 268-269). Kindle Edition.
1. Fear and faith are opposites: faith overcomes fear
2. The Bible is the source of faith ()
Romans 10:17 NKJV
17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 269). Kindle Edition.
3. Consider the many "Fear nots" in the Bible
4. So when you’re filled with fear, read the promises of strength and protection for Isaiah (vv. 10-13)
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 269-272). Kindle Edition.

D. Read the Bible When the Tempter's Near ()

1 Corinthians 10:13 NKJV
13 No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
1. Temptations are common to all
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Location 272). Kindle Edition.
2. Temptations are limited to what we can overcome
3. Jesus is our example when temptation comes our way ()
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 272-273). Kindle Edition.
4. Jesus overcame the tempter by quoting Scripture; so can we!
Conclusion
A. God Meets Us Where We Are
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 273-274). Kindle Edition.
1. We find out where we are by reading the Bible
2. James called the Bible a mirror
B. The Bible Changes Us from What We Are to What We Should Be
1. How much time do you spend in God's Word daily?
Roger Campbell. Preach for a Year: 104 Sermon Outlines (Preach for a Year Series): 7 (Kindle Locations 274-275). Kindle Edition.
2. Read every day and apply the Book for all seasons
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