Next Level Leaning

Mar 7, 2021    Ron Barnard
Next Level Deep relationship will always lead to Higher goals for the gifts God has given.

The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. John 10:10 NKJV

Next Level abundant living is gift you can only get from God.

Because we belong to the day, we must live decent lives for all to see. Don’t participate in the darkness of wild parties and drunkenness, or in sexual promiscuity and immoral living, or in quarreling and jealousy. Instead, clothe yourself with the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. And don’t let yourself think about ways to indulge your evil desires. Romans 13:13-14 NLT

Jesus said, "I tell you most solemnly that anyone who chooses a life of sin is trapped in a dead-end life and is, in fact, a slave. A slave is a transient, who can't come and go at will. The Son,
Type to enter text though, has an established position, the run of the house. So if the Son sets you free, you are free through and through. John 8:34-36 MSG

This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. But if we are living in the light, as God is in the light, then we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, cleanses us from all sin. If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth. But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness. 1 John 1:5-9 NLT

Jesus not only paid sins penalty, He broke sins power and paved the way to abundant life.

Jesus, I surrender my right to autonomously decide by deciding to follow you!

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. James 4:7-8 ESV

If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will find it. Matthew 16:25 NLT

Give over Control to the one who’s in control!

The unexpected posture of power is palms up in surrender and submission.