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The Purge

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We have to purge the temple from time to time

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I. Purge – Drive out the old stuff - verse 12

A. Transitional
i.
a. The way I have always done
b. Last disciple made?
c. Circular life
i.
B. Anything impure –
2. These hold us back
B. Anything impure –
b. Constantly looking behind
i. Can’t see what’s ahead
B. Anything impure –
C. Distractions –
2. Guilt
3. Shame
C. Distractions –
D. Dropping the unneeded weight
2. Too much sports
3. Too much me
D. Dropping the unneeded weight

II. Replenish – Fill it back in – verse 13

2. Trimming the fat
3. Feel better
a. Faster
b. Sleeker
c. Accomplish more
II. Replenish – Fill it back in – verse 13
A. Put up some new curtains
B. Fill the house with prayer –
a. Back to John tossing the nets
b. Quickly the remembered
2. motivates us
a. They were ready to get back to business
b. Got rid of the distraction
B. Fill the house with prayer –
i. Pray for specific things –
a. give you confidence
b. Spread the Gospel with power
2. For us prayer is essential
a. Gives us direction
b. Gives thanks for what is given
c. Gives perspective
3. Pray for great things
a. Don’t pray small
b. Pray for the foundations of the world to be shaken
4. Pray for specific things –
C. Fill the house with the Spirit –
i. answer will be vague
b. Specific numbers, people, situations
C. Fill the house with the Spirit –

III. Readiness – verse 14

a. We are bold in the Spirit
b. Nothing can stop us
2. Allow His thoughts to be our thoughts
3. Allow His direction to be our direction
a. Story about the two men at Wal-Mart
III. Readiness – verse 14
A. Fresh canvas
i.
a. Remember what that was like
b. When you were a kid
i. could be anything you wanted
ii. Had dreams
2. Let us be Spiritually young again –
ii.
b. Don’t let your bias get in the way
B. Ready for God’s Writing
1. He paints a masterpiece –
B. Face the way ahead
3. He build heroes
C. Face the way ahead
i
a.
3. He is the one doing it, not me
a. Realization HE can do anything
b. I am the vessel to accomplish it
c. He do all things through me
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