Scriptures and Key Points:


  • There is a difference between worship and abiding.
  • King Saul was moved by worship (1 Samuel 16:14-23 NKJV), but became his old self outside of worship.
  • God’s abiding manifest presence changes everything.


Matthew 7:9-11 NKJV Or what man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!


  • Let go of the weights of the past, so you can be free to be part of where God wants you in this new day.


John 14:1-6 NKJV …In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also…Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.


“While men reach for thrones to build their own kingdoms, Jesus reached for a towel to wash mens feet.”  – Doug Stringer


Dwelling in God’s house, gifts are released.


Luke 24:13-27 NKJV The Road to Emmaus


  • Invite the Lord to “Abide with us.”
  • We are set apart unto God.


Hebrews 12:2 NKJV Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith…


Philippians 3:13-14 NKJV Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.


Isaiah 5:20 NKJV Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil…


  • Most of us are carrying a lot of weight then wondering why we’re not walking in the fullness of His presence and being used by God.


Jeremiah 31:29 NKJV In those days they shall say no more: ‘The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.’


  • Don’t use the past as an excuse.


2 Corinthians 5:17 NKJV Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.


Romans 12:2 NKJV …be transformed by the renewing of your mind…


Ephesians 5:26 NKJV That He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word


  • Agreement is a place of power.
  • God wants to abide in us so He can work through us.


“It’s always the wrong person on the cross.” – David Wilkerson, Have You Felt Like Giving Up Lately


Luke 9:23 NKJV  Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.


A New Day is Dawning!


Isaiah 43:18-19 NKJV “Do not remember the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.


Psalm 37:25 NKJV I have been young, and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his descendants begging bread.


  • We are who God says we are.


Matthew 17:20 NKJV …if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.


  • “God, I want to renew that place of being set apart for you.”
  • Step into your moment. 
  • Let go of your past.
  • You don’t have to compare yourself to others. There are many gifts.


1 Peter 2:9 NKJV But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light


Scriptures to Pray to Keep Your Heart New:


Psalm 51:1-15 NKJV …Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take Your Holy Spirit from me….


  1. Blot out my transgressions.
  2. Wash me from my iniquities.
  3. Cleanse me.
  4. Purge me and wash me.
  5. Make me hear joy and gladness.
  6. Create in me a clean heart, O God.
  7. Renew a right spirit within me.
  8. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation.
  9. Uphold me by Your generous Spirit.
  10. Deliver me from bloodshed.
  11.      So my tongue shall sing aloud of Your righteousness.
  12. Open my lips, O Lord, and my mouth shall go forth with Your praise.


  • Each of us is a story that God is writing.
  • God is always faithful.
  • Discouragement can become a powerful drug that keeps us from seeing clearly.
  • The ones God wants to use the most the devil tries to discourage the most.








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