Some of my notes from church from the past month.

I love to take notes as I listen to sermons. I feel like I can go back again and again and reread things that spoke to me. So I thought I would share some. I am part of elevation online and go to northgate church locally. As I navigate the storm I am currently in I spend most of my days immersed in God’s word and this past month I have heard so many amazing messages. ❤️ Today was a better day than yesterday and I want to be able to refer back to this post for encouragement personally when the next hard day comes.

• This battle is not an indication of the power within you.

• Sometimes you fight against what you are supposed to be fighting for.

• We are defeated because we are DISTRACTED.

• Was saved, am saved, am being saved.

• Worship pushes out darkness.

• Your story is with glory.

• This isn’t your last giant.

• This isn’t the end of your story, it’s character development.

• Jesus, you know what I’m facing.

•Work out of healing, not your hurt.

• When you have doubts it doesn’t necessarily mean you lack faith. It means you’re putting faith in the wrong people or the wrong things. From now on, use doubt as a signal to talk to God and to get on the right path with Him.

• Psalm 139:14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.

• Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust, lean on Him, He will make your path straight.

• When doubts , fears, anxiety try to surface stop and immediately pray asking for God to intervene.

• The greater your love becomes the greater the trust becomes.

• Romans 5:3-5 suffering brings endurance, endurance brings character, character brings hope, hope doesn’t put us to shame, God’s love has poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit.

• God NEVER makes a promise He can’t keep.

• Grace enables transformation. It gives us the ability to try again.

• Jesus says trust me, trying can only take you so far. Stop trying harder, trust me.

• God has to heal our will before our desires.

• God can change your life in one moment.

• 2 Corinthians 12:9 my grace is sufficient to you.

• God cares for you. He’s the God of all comfort. God understands our suffering. There is hope.

• If we stay stuck in the reason we will miss the revelation.

• God knows things about our potential no one can ever know.

• After you have survived the worst there remains a promise from God – never will I leave you or forsake you. God never leaves us.

• People might leave you, situations may change, but God never changes his mind about you.

• There is great potential in your pain.

• Jesus is greater than your pain and shame.

• God is working with great purpose in your life. It is what you do with the pain that determines what it becomes.

• The potential in you it’s just waiting for you to trust in Him and Surrender.

• Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

• When you forgive, you heal. When you let go, you grow.

• Psalm 56:3 When afraid I put my trust in you.

• God’s time is different than ours. He also often works in ways we cannot see. A big blessing is nothing if we don’t know how to manage it. Very important to ask God to properly equip you first before asking for something big.

• 1 Corinthians 10:13 God is faithful He will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation He will also provide the way of escape.

• Hebrews 11:1 now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

• Exodus 14:14 The Lord himself will fight for you, just stay calm.

• Deuteronomy 31:8 He will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear.

• Jesus can heal the heart that people broke. He can exchange pain for peace, hurt for healing, rejection for redemption.

• God has placed you where you are because He has something he wants you to do there. Do it with all your heart, and the Lord may take you forward into something greater.

• God doesn’t change but the way we see Him does. As we expand grow and go through trials we see as He is working in different ways in our life. He is progressing showing us who He is.

• There is a reason God doesn’t show you everything at once – it’s called Mercy.

• I am, I am was, I will be.

• There are two things that can keep us from trusting in Him fully. Your attachment to the past and your fixation on the future.

• You are wasting today’s grace fighting tomorrow’s battles.

• When God switches the form of provision your instinct is to resist it because you won’t recognize it.

• Wherever the enemy has spoken over in your life know and say God is enough.

• Everything in your life is designed to not only show you who is God but who you are to Him.

• God never makes mistakes.

• Don’t judge your potential off others purpose. Manifest what God put in you. Stop comparing yourself to what other people show you about their life.

• There are potential miracles in your pain/mistakes.

• The same potential that can make you great can be painful.

• When the grace of God has been released in our lives it connects us to God’s provisions so that we can experience all that God has planned for us. This is why the enemy tries to keep us from growing in grace. Grace gives you the ability to work through adverse circumstances. Grace gives you the power to overcome.

• Romans 8:39 Nothing will ever be able to separate us from God’s love.

• Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart ❤️

• Romans 8:18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.

• Proven character leads us back to hope. You made it through before and you will again. Don’t get stuck in the suffering stage. If you get stuck you will get angry and resentful and prolong what God is trying to do.

• My darkness becomes a canvas for His light.

• It’s not punishment. He is teaching us perseverance. Testing our faith.

• God uses ordinary people to do ordinary things that result in extraordinary things.

• thank you God for meeting me when I was broken and ashamed.

• Faith is the ability to move on a maybe. It might not work but God is always working. I’m confident with the second even when I’m uncertain with the first.

• Strong faith and weak moments often walk side-by-side.

• Where God guides He provides.

• Stop looking for others validation when God already validates you.

• Acts 6:2 Don’t neglect the ministry of the word of God.

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