“Your ability to trust depends on your orientation to truth.”
“A lot of the things you accept as limitations come from man and not from God.”
“This is my true north – I’m called and chosen by God regardless of what I feel.”
“The wilderness was not meant for you to live in, it was meant for you to pass through.”
“One word from God can get you up, make you whole, turn everything around.”
“Your wilderness season is over, it’s time to turn north.”
John 5:1-14 - Jesus heals a man who’d been paralyzed for 38 years
Deuteronomy 2:2-3 - God commands Moses to lead the Israelites north
Deuteronomy 2:13-14 - The Isrealites leave the wilderness after 38 years
Psalms 121:1-2 - Our help comes from the Lord
Would you say you’re good with directions or do you need to constantly rely on a GPS? Does it mean anything to you if someone tells you to “turn north”? Bonus: share a funny story about getting lost!
What part of the sermon was just for you?
"He picked the person who He could use what they've been through to demonstrate what He can do." What in your life has God used to demonstrate His power?
“The wilderness was not meant for you to live in, it was meant for you to pass through.“ Share one way you can practically turn north this week.
Pastor Steven shared how “we all have a mat” (past messes and mistakes). When has God used a setback to help you to learn your true north?
“No power, no permission.” The one who made you is the one who speaks into you. Who do you need to take back the power from that you’ve given too much permission to speak into your life?
Ask this question to your eGroup and include it as part of your closing prayer:
Ask your eGroup: “How is God calling you to turn north this week? Pray for God to strengthen and guide each person to “leave the wilderness” and walk towards the true north he is calling them to.