Going Unto Perfection

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September 13, 2020
Going Unto Perfection

Psalm 104:16 The trees of the Lord are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;

Sap is pivotal to the existence and the growth of a tree. Sap provides the vital ingredients to make trees fruitful and relevant.

Psalm 138: The Lord will [a]perfect (make complete) that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.

There is a life changing truth that God wants you full, lacking nothing as a believer.

Psalm 23: The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.

Lack is the absence of essential need. Lack was introduced into the human race because of disobedience.

Adam had everything he needed in the garden until the fall.

God is a super provider. He made available all that would be needed before man was made. Man was created on the sixth day after other creations were already in place. All those creations (The firmament, order of night and day, the separation of the land and sea; the sea creatures, animals, plants etc) came out of God to make man’s existence comfortable and stress less!

Our God is full. There is no lack in Him.

  • He is full of wisdom and willing to share with you: James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
  • He is EL-SHADDAI: We serve a God who is Almighty and He is more than enough! The original Hebrew word for Almighty is El Shaddaiwhich means “the All-Sufficient One” or the God of plenty. In other words, our God is more than enough!

             2Corinthians 9:  And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.

  • He is full of grace: John 1: 14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
  • He is full of compassion: Psalm 86:15 But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, long suffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.

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