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Your Words are Your Faith Speaking

Posted By at Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Do you realise when you speak your faith is talking?

Jesus said in Matthew 12:34 "For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks."

Whatever we have put in our hearts will eventually come out of our mouths. What we ‘believe’ will be coming out of our mouths, whether positive or negative.

The Apostle Paul put it this way in 2 Corinthians 4:13 "We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, "I believed, and therefore have I spoken," we also believe, and therefore speak."

The point I want to make is; whatever is in your heart will be coming out of your mouth and that, whatever it is, will be you releasing your faith, whether you can accept that view or not.

So with that thought we need to be careful what we are saying, because we are guiding and charting our course in life by our words.

Proverbs 23:7 As a man thinketh in his heart so is he!

Eventually what we think, we will begin to speak out of our mouths and so we become what we say!

Proverbs 4:23 Good New Bible Be careful what you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts.

It's important to discipline our vocabulary because the things that occupy our thoughts will come to pass as we talk about them. They become our words of faith! Whatever you say is your faith speaking!!

Romans 10:8 Living Bible For salvation that comes from trusting Christ—which is what we preach—is already within easy reach of each of us; in fact, it is as near as our own hearts and mouths.

Proverbs 18:21 Living Bible Those who love to talk will suffer the consequences. Men have died for saying the wrong thing!

Think about that ,"Men have died for saying the wrong thing!"

That is a powerful statement from the Word; and unfortunately there are many people who have already died because they made wrong statements in their lives, & those statements came to pass. It is very important what we say.

I know many Christians who believe that their words are not important, but many of them seem to be in some sort of difficulty.

Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue and those who love it will eat its fruit!

Do you realize today that The Word going INTO your life produces fruit? And it's The Word coming OUT again that produces faith!

So it's your choice what you are going to say. Your words are containers for good or bad, positivity or negativity.

There is tremendous power in words because we are made in God's image. Whether they are written words, spoken words, or words set to music. Words will lead you along the right path or take you down the wrong path in life. We live by words; we speak them, we read them, we even think them. We communicate with words every day. People who speak negative words will eventually reap the results of speaking those words, because they reproduce after their own kind; failure, defeat and sorrow and even death!

They can be filled with ungodliness - hate, doubt, fear, and unbelief. Or they can be filled with godliness - love, joy, peace, happiness, and faith.

Words can curse, or words can bless.

Words can discourage, or they can encourage.

Words can wound, or they can make whole.

Words filled with the power of God will linger with you and literally change your life.

The words you hear will either help you along life's path or hinder you!
 Words can build confidence into people, or words can destroy faith and confidence in people.

Biting or stinging words spoken in the morning by a husband or wife can rob them both of efficiency throughout the day. But loving, tender and beautiful words will fill their day with strength that leads them to victory.

Why is it that some families grow up strong and stable, always winning in life?

One reason is that right words were spoken at home. The atmosphere in our homes is a product of our words.

What are you building into your children, friends, associates and colleagues? Are you building failure and defeat? Or are you building success and victory?

We cannot afford to talk failure.

Remember; when you speak it is YOUR faith talking!

Norman

Dr. Norman Campbell

www.familyfaithcentre.org

We are a WORD OF FAITH group meeting each Sunday morning in Mill Park. If you're not committed elsewhere on Sunday morning you would be very welcome. God has been blessing those that come along, many blessings are abounding. There will be exciting message to share with you so don't miss out! It's wonderful what God is doing! People have been healed and the Gifts of the Holy Spirit manifest in most meetings.

We meet at 10.30am each Sunday and you will be made very welcome!

We are also mentoring a number of other groups around the world who receive our Sunday preaching messages to instruct and encourage them also.

SPECIAL NOTICE: First Thursday Faith Connection continues Thursday November 1, 2018 from 7.30 - 9.00pm. Please pray about these monthly meetings, they will continue on the FIRST Thursday of each month through 2018. Invite friends and neighbours who need to be saved or need a touch from The Lord!

There will be BRIGHT SINGING and positive a word about SUCCESSFUL LIVING. So don't miss out! There will be opportunity for prayer for needs and testimonies to praise God.

FAMILY FAITH CENTRE (PVAC Building)

160 Centenary Dr, Mill Park

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Faith and Fear the Same Force

Posted By at Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Here at Family Faith Centre I talk a lot about faith, and the fact that God says we can't please Him without it in Hebrews 11:6.

What I mean is that we should have faith in the completed work of Jesus at Calvary for us. As we believe it and take it into our lives, it becomes an act of faith - and that is what pleases God.

Today, I want to help you understand that FAITH and FEAR are the same spiritual force just pulling in opposite directions.

When a person is hearing and speaking God's Word, they are releasing a force call FAITH - and that is the substance of the things that they hope for.

But the reciprocal is also true; when a person is hearing and speaking the words that emanate from the devil, they are releasing a force called FEAR - and that is the substance of the things they don't want.

Remember that FEAR means FALSE EVIDENCE APPEARING REAL so is a deception. I understand that the Word of God has about 365 references that say "DO NOT FEAR"; one for each day of the year.

So lets all think about what I am saying; just as FAITH is the substance of things we desire, FEAR is the substance of things you do not desire! That's why we have to resist talking like the devil and the world and talk only like God.

James 4:7 So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Job 22:28 Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.

Whatever we decree [say] we are establishing in our lives!

Job said in Job 3:25 NLT "What I always feared has happened to me. What I dreaded has come true."

The devil will use fear to keep us out of all that God is trying to get us into. He tries to get us to concentrate on and speak what you see and hear and feel, instead of what God says about us in His Word.

So how can we overcome this fear tactic he brings? We do what Jesus said when He was also tempted by the devil.

Jesus said in Matthew 4:4 NKJ But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’”

As we start speaking God's Word, faith will be released into our situations and we will have faith to please Him.

Norman

SPECIAL NOTICE: First Thursday Faith Connection continues Thursday November 1, 2018 from 7.30 - 9.00pm. Please pray about these monthly meetings, they will continue on the FIRST Thursday of each month through 2018. Invite friends and neighbours who need to be saved or need a touch from The Lord! There will be BRIGHT SINGING and also will be a word about SUCCESSFUL LIVING. So don't miss out! There will be opportunity for prayer for needs and testimonies to praise God.

If you're in the area please come and join us, you are always welcome at:

Family Faith Centre [PVAC Building]160 Centenary Drive, Mill Park Vic 3082, Australia

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Walk By Faith Not By Sight

Posted By at Wednesday, October 03, 2018

             

The message contained in this Blog is simple yet very profound, and is the basic message of faith to the church today.

So many Christians have the attitude: I’ll believe it when I see it.

But God’s Word teaches us to believe it first and then you’ll see it.

In other words we are to walk by faith in God’s Word first, before we actually see anything with our physical eyes.

In John 8:32 Jesus said, "And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free."

What Jesus meant there was a working knowledge of truth would keep us free from the wiles of the enemy, who was out to trap us.

Paul says in 2 Corinthians 5:5-10 "Now He, who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the Spirit as a guarantee. 6 So we are always confident, knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord. 7 For we walk by faith, not by sight. 8 We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord. 9 Therefore we make it our aim, whether present or absent, to be well pleasing to Him. 10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad."

Now notice some very important things Paul says here. Vs. 7 "For we walk by FAITH, not by SIGHT."

Many of us walk by our sight [senses] and not by what God says in His Word at various times in our lives. Sometimes, we wait for our bodies to show signs of healing before we confess we are healed. Then, other times we wait for the $XXX to show up in our bank account before we confess we have our inheritance and all we need financially.

REMEMBER this thought - Faith is what you have when you don’t have what you want.

What I want you to understand today is, walking by faith is in fact walking by INSIGHT, rather than by sight.

Norman

First Thursday Faith Connection continues TOMORROW Thursday October 4, 2018 from 7.30 - 9.00pm. Please pray about these monthly meetings, they will continue on the FIRST Thursday of each month through 2018. Invite friends and neighbours who need to be saved or need a touch from The Lord! There will be BRIGHT SINGING and also will be a word about SUCCESSFUL LIVING. So don't miss out! There will be opportunity for prayer for needs and testimonies to praise God.

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Be Careful Whom You Associate With

Posted By at Wednesday, September 26, 2018

I'm sure you have heard the expression, 'They were all tarred with the same brush.'

If we are going to have the best out of life we need to watch out for bad associations. Sometimes the people we associate with can have such an influence on us that we become like them, and we may not even recognise it.

Colin Powell said, "The less you associate with some people, the more your life will improve.
 Any time you tolerate mediocrity in others, it increases your mediocrity. An 
important attribute in successful people is their impatience with negative thinking and negative acting people. As you grow, your associates will change. Some of your friends will not want you to go on. They will want you to stay where they are. Friends that don't help you climb will want you to crawl. Your friends will stretch your vision or choke your dream. Those that don't increase you will eventually decrease you."

[General Colin Luther Powell, United States Army (Ret.) KCB (Honorary) is an American politician. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first Jamaican American appointed to that position. As a General in the United States Army, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Gulf War.]

Prov 4:7 Stay away from fools, for you won't find knowledge on their lips.

Prov 9:6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Prov 13:20 (The Passion Translation) If you want to grow in wisdom, spend time with the wise. Walk with the wicked and you’ll eventually become just like them.

Sometimes unknowingly we can begin to imitate those we spend time with. Sometimes we have to know when to stop associating with certain individuals. That takes both wisdom and courage.

1 Cor 5:11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler—not even to eat with such a one.

2 Thess 3:6 And now, dear brothers and sisters, we give you this command in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ: Stay away from all believers who live idle lives and don’t follow the tradition they received from us.

These words were written by the Apostle Paul, under the influence of The Holy Spirit to the believers in Thessalonica.  Paul was both admonishing them and warning them not to associate with non-believers. They were to tell the non-believers what The Word of God says. If they chose not to accept it, then the believers were to keep away from them.

Psalm 1:1-6 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and in His law he meditates day and night. 3 He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper. 4 The ungodly are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away. 5 Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. 6 For the Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

So today, can I ask you who is having an influence on your life?

Norman

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Invicible Faith

Posted By at Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Oswald Chambers said, "For the past 300 years men have been pointing out how similar Jesus Christ’s teachings are to other good teachings. We have to remember that Christianity, if it is not a supernatural miracle, is just a sham."

Job 19:25 For I know that my Redeemer lives and He shall stand at last on the earth.

Faith in Jesus Christ, if it is genuine, is the strongest force known to the human race. In fact, it's possible to possess a faith that is, for all practical purposes, invincible.

Invincible faith is not merely the intellectual acceptance of the fact that Jesus is the Son of God. No, the power to withstand great hardship comes from believing that, as the Son of God, Jesus Christ has gained complete victory over every form of evil and injustice. The person who truly believes that will not be defeated by anything that happens in their life.

Toward the end of Revelation we have this description of one of John's visions in Revelation 19:11-16 "Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war. His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He had a name written that no one knew except Himself. He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called the Word of God. And the armies in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses. Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron. He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written: King of kings and Lord of lords."

Invincible faith comes not from finding a way to be unconquerable within ourselves, but from disciplining our minds to believe in the fact that our King Jesus is unconquerable. It is not possible that He ever was defeated and this truth is well attested by everything that has ever been known about Him. When, in the face of any opposition, we choose to believe that the ultimate victory is His, then we adopt a faith that the devil can do little to vanquish. It is to us that Jesus Christ says in Rev 3:21 "To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne."

Norman

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Let His Mind Be In You

Posted By at Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Phil 2:5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.

1 Cor 2:16 But we have the mind of Christ.

It's important in these last days that we all begin to think like Christ.

There has been so much teaching around about being a servant of God but you can't think like a servant and live like a son!

To become God-Inside Minded is the first step for us to begin to live like victors. As soon as we become God-inside conscious, we will begin to depend upon the God inside of us.

1 John 4:4 Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world.

1 John 4:16 And we know and have believed the love which God hath in our case. God is love; and he that abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

There comes a holy boldness in knowing that; a Jesus-like fearlessness. No matter what happens, He is inside and He will take us to the other side. We have His ability, His courage, and His strength. It takes us out of the failure realm and puts us over into the realm of success.

Romans 5:17 NLT For the sin of this one man, Adam, caused death to rule over many. But even greater is God’s wonderful grace and his gift of righteousness, for all who receive it will live in triumph over sin and death through this one man, Jesus Christ.

We have received His Righteousness. We have received the abundance of His grace. We reign as kings in life. God never intended that we should be servants or have a servile spirit.

Love takes us out of the Servant-mind up into the Son-mind.

The old inferiority complex that comes from Sin-consciousness has been destroyed. Son-consciousness has taken its place.

You cannot keep a servant spirit and enjoy the reality of being a son.

We are masters, we are conquerors, we already are over-comers because we are one with Him.

We have his ability, His wisdom, His strength and His love.

Spiritually we are already free men and women. We abide in God and He abides in us.

Norman

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The Right Time to Live is Today!

Posted By at Wednesday, September 05, 2018

As we grow older, we may have a tendency to look back and if we aren’t careful, we can to give in to selective eyesight and only see the problems and failures of the past.

However, when we choose to become a disciple and follow Jesus we must do so wholeheartedly and leave the past behind totally. Just like the story of Elisha being called to take on the prophet's mantle from Elijah. Elisha slaughtered the oxen he was ploughing with and burned all the equipment and left everything to follow the old prophet.

The disciples who were fishermen left their boats and profession to follow Jesus.

It's too easy for us to look for someone in the past to blame or resent, and way too easy to stumble around in bitterness and regret. We need to leave it all behind and press on.

The best thing to do with the past is to learn from it, while keeping our eyes on today and looking forward to the day's to come!

In Genesis chapter 19 the Lord told Lot and his family to leave the city and in verse 26 when Lot's wife looked back at the city she was leaving, (indicating that her heart was still there rather than with God and her husband), judgment engulfed her and she was turned into a pillar of salt.

In Luke 9 several people wanted to follow Jesus, but all made excuses why they could not at that time. Then in verse 62 it says, But Jesus said to him, “No one, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.”

Jesus says the man who looks back is not ready for service in the kingdom of God.

Now what that passage is telling us, is that the past can be a distraction that keeps us from being what the Lord needs us to be today!

The apostle Paul confirms this in Phil 3:13 when he talks about, "forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead."

We've got to stay Word-centred and Christ-centred, seeking to honour God and living for the future.

Remember how Jesus taught us to pray in Matthew 6:9-10 "In this manner, therefore, pray. Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven."

God wants us to live for Him today!

The best way to change the past is to live in the present, looking forward continuously to the future and living the way God wants us to live today, rooted in the moment and living for God — in service to others and in service to the Kingdom.

Norman


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The Right Time

Posted By at Wednesday, August 29, 2018

We're probably hearing many voices speaking to us, and whether we realize it or not, it's true. Every moment of every day we're listening to someone. The voices of family, friends, newspapers, social media and television are speaking to us constantly.

What they say can directly affect our life in these times.

They are questions that are basic to all of us and we could ask God, "Why I am here? Why was I born into my particular family? Why am I here at this time?"

You see friends, we really had nothing to do with it. God didn't ask our opinion when He planned us and made us. It was all up to Him.

Why were we not born in the days of Abraham, Moses, David, or even Jesus?

Why were we not born in the fifteenth, eighteenth, or nineteenth century?

Why did God put us in this last generation before Jesus returns?

I believe that when God created the world, He saw a time period in which sin would abound as never before, a time when great calamities would come upon the earth. He foresaw a time when the greatest deception would come to try the people of God.

Just remember this; that the end time history was written before the world was established.

Matt 24:12 Sin will be rampant everywhere and the love of many will grow cold.

2 Tim 3:12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

We're living in difficult times and as Christians, most of us know that the last days are here. We have all heard about the signs that Jesus said to look for concerning Israel and the world. Every day calamities and terrorism are happening and people are going out into a Christ-less eternity.

If we're going to live for God, we are going to run into persecution somewhere along the line. The devil is going to try to make sure we do!

The events Jesus said would be signs of His coming and of the end of the world, are going on all around us; even today as you read this blog.

Now, I'm not saying that to frighten you or to depress you. I'm saying it because I want you to be prepared.

But we can keep our peace and walk in fearless confidence even in the midst of these troubled times, if we remember one thing; God is still in control and He is still on the throne! In these last days there will be ample opportunity for us to walk in fear if we don't know the truth!

2 Timothy 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

Jesus said in Luke 21:26 that men's hearts will fail them because of fear.

However, while describing many of the end-times events to His disciples, Jesus told then in Matt:24:6 "...see that ye be not troubled."

There is only one way to remain fearless in a world of turmoil, hatred, war and uncertainty—that is to trust the One who told you not to be troubled.

In these last days, both Christians and unbelievers will see the increasing of the power of this age.

This will result in awesome demonstrations of God's power and the great end-time harvest of people being saved as never before.

So let's all consecrate ourselves to God and stay full of the Word and the Holy Spirit, so that when we hear the blast of the trumpet announcing Jesus' return, we'll all be ready!

Norman


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What is Fellowship

Posted By at Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Who do you spend time with?

It's important because we become like the people we hang around with! Someone once said, "If you hang round with a dog long enough, you end up getting fleas!"

It is important for our spiritual lives and growth that we spend time with other Christian people, who are born again, Bible believing, faith talking, sons and daughters of the Living God.

Learn to fellowship upwards, not down.

We should spend time with people we can learn from, not those who are always taking from us. In other words, spend time with those who are older and more mature spiritually in the faith so you can glean from them.

Spending time with the 'old crowd' we used to run with before getting saved, will continually cause you to be challenged in your faith by criticism and temptations.

Get to as many Church meetings as you can - because good things happen as you are taught The Word of God. The presence of God can be very real in the meetings as God confirms His Word with signs and wonders following the preaching of His Word, and as the people believe it.

In the early days you will be excited about what has happened to you and if you do not keep in fellowship, you will be like a coal taken out of the fire; that soon loses its heat and effectiveness. However, if that coal is put back into the middle of the fire where it belongs, it will soon burn brightly again and be effective and producing again.

As we fellowship with other Christians, we begin to notice we do not enjoy the company of the 'old crowd' any more, as they are not born again and have different interests. We end up in conflict with them, if we continue to ‘run’ with them.

The whole idea of Church is fellowship. It is a group of people coming together as a family in the Name of Jesus Christ.

Jesus gave us an example to follow in Luke 4:16 "When He came to the village of Nazareth. His boyhood home, He went as usual to the synagogue on the Sabbath and stood up to read the Scriptures."

Fellowship is not just 'receiving' from The Church and the Ministry, but it is participation, as we get involved to enhance the lives of others.

Amos 3:3 "How can two walk together except they agree?"

Find people of like mind and vision who are going the same way you; who are saying the same things and fellowship with them.

It is vitally important for us to have fellowship with such people and God's Word suggests we tend to it.

Hebrews 10:25 "Let us not neglect our church duties and meetings as some people do, but encourage and warn each other especially now that the day of His coming back again is drawing near."

Norman

SPECIAL NOTICE: First Thursday Faith Connection continues Thursday September 6, 2018 from 7.30 - 9.00pm. Please pray about these monthly meetings, they will continue on the FIRST Thursday of each month through 2018. Invite friends and neighbours who need to be saved or need a touch from The Lord! There will be BRIGHT SINGING and also I will bring a word about successful living. There will be opportunity for prayer for needs and testimonies to praise God.

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What about your vision?

Posted By at Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Proverbs 29:18 “Where there is no progressive vision the people dwell carelessly."

I have been thinking a lot about this word recently, I mentioned it before in our messages. The word contains a lot of truth even in itself.

1. THE FIRST LETTER I SEE IN VISION IS  “V”

Starts from one small point and the two arms gradually reach out, wider and wider, showing us the unlimited possibility in a God given vision.

Paul says in 1 Cor 2:9 However, as it is written: "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him."

2. THE SECOND LETTER I SEE IN VISION IS “I”

In fact it appears twice, showing us that each individual is involved in the vision. We should not be alone in the vision, it's a joint effort. Two also happens to be the number of witness and testimony, and is also the number of increase. It is in addition to number one.

The Bible teaches us in Deuteronomy 32:30 How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?

Eccl 4:9 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work.

Eccl 4:10 If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!

Eccl 4:11 Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone?

Eccl 4:12 Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.

3. THE THIRD THING I SEE IS THE WORD "SION"

Zion is the Church and represents our gathering together unto Him. God our Father has great plans for the church. He didn’t bring it this far to let it go. If the Church assembly is without a vision it will perish.

Isa 2:3 Many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths." The law will go out from Zion, the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

Isa 40:9 O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

4. THE FOURTH THINGS I SEE ARE THE WORDS “IN” “IS” “ON”

True vision is in the purposes of God and on target! We should be in the ways of God and on the right path. The word indicates that vision is for now; it is present tense.

Psa 23:3-4 Living Bible Even when walking through the dark valley of death I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me, guarding, guiding all the way.

5. THE FIFTH THING I SEE IS THE WORD “SON”

God said in Matt 17:5 “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”

The Bible says in Heb 2:10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

1 John 3:2 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

John 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.

Remember the words of the chorus:

"Lift your vision high, in a way you have never done before.

Lift your vision higher and you will see the glory of the Lord.

For without a progressive vision you will dwell carelessly.

For without a progressive vision you will dwell carelessly.

So lift your vision higher and you will see the glory of the Lord.

We thank God today for the ongoing vision of the Church."

Norman