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SECRETS OF INNER (SPIRITUAL) STRENGTH By Dr. Paul Enenche

SUNDAY SERVICE MESSAGE – 19TH APRIL 2020
ANCHOR SCRIPTURE(S): EPHESIANS 3:14-20, 6:10
MESSAGE TOPIC: SECRETS OF INNER (SPIRITUAL) STRENGTH
By: Dr. Paul Enenche

SERVICE OBJECTIVES:

  1. Understanding inner (spiritual) strength
  2. Understanding the value of inner (spiritual) strength
  3. Understanding the secrets of inner (spiritual) strength

CATEGORIES OF STRENGTH

  1. Physical strength or power
  2. Intellectual strength or power
  3. Financial strength or power
  4. Military strength or power
  5. Emotional strength or power
  6. Occult strength or power
  7. Spiritual inner (strength) or power

FACTS ABOUT OTHER STRENGTHS APART FROM SPIRITUAL:

  1. Every other strength has its limits
  2. Every other strength or power can fail (Gen. 47:15; Jer. 9:23-24)
  3. Every other strength or power deal mostly with earthly things

VALUES OF INNER (SPIRITUAL) STRENGTH:

  1. For victory in battle (Eph. 6:12; 2Sam. 22:40; Ps. 18:39)
  2. For surviving adverse times (2Tim. 3:1; Eph. 4:13; Prov. 30:30)
  3. For the possession of God-ordained inheritance (Matt. 11:12; Deut. 31:6-7; Josh. 14:10-12; Deut. 2:24)
    Divine allocation many times attracts enemy contentions
  4. For scaling heights in life and destiny (Hab. 3:19)
  5. For the establishment of generational and spiritual exploits (Dan. 11:32)
  6. For running the race without exhaustion (1Cor. 9:25; Heb. 12:1; 2Tim. 4:6-8; Ps. 19:5; 1Kings 18:46)

SECRETS OF INNER (SPIRITUAL) STRENGTH:

  1. The knowledge of God (Dan. 11:32)
  2. The Presence of God (Ps. 84:7; 96:6)
  3. The Word of God (Matt. 4:4; Luke 4:4; 1John 2:14; Prov. 10:29)
  4. Waiting on the LORD (Isa. 40:31; Matt. 17:21; 1Chron. 16:11)
  5. The joy or praise of the LORD (Neh. 8:10; Hab. 3:17-19; Ps. 8:1-2; Matt. 21:16)
  6. Flowing in the Holy Ghost (Isa. 11:2; 2Tim. 1:6-7)
    Everywhere there is perfected praise, there is ordained strength
  7. The attitude of personal helplessness and humility (2Cor.. 12:9, 2Tim. 2:1, James 4:6)

COUNSEL/CONCLUSION:

  1. Strength is in levels, so, there must be determination to continuously build spiritual strength
  2. Never grow weary of doing what is profitable (Gal. 6:9)