His Mighty Strength - Part 2 of 4


Series: “His Mighty Strength” (Part 2 of 4)


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5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; 7 rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross! –Philippians 2:5-8 (NIV)


6 ...did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, –Philippians 2:6 (ESV)


28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” –Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV) 


“So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the Lord came powerfully upon David...” –1 Samuel 16:13 (NIV)


10 “King Saul had a spear in his hand and 11 he hurled it, saying to himself, “I’ll pin David to the wall.” But David eluded him twice.” –1 Samuel 18:10-11 (NIV)


3 “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. 4 In God, whose word I praise—in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” 
–Psalm 56:3-4 (NIV)


“Do you think I cannot call on my Father, and he will at once put at my disposal more than twelve legions of angels?” –Matthew 26:53 (NIV)


                        yourself of the illusion of control.


•                                                       to God’s control.


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Digging Deeper
Read: Matthew 11:28-30, Psalm 56:3-4, Proverbs 3:5-6

1. What do you think most people try to control in their lives? Explain.


2. Why do you think Jesus tells us come to Him and to lay our burdens down?


3. What are the benefits of trusting Jesus with your burdens and fears?


4. How does Jesus describe Himself, and what does this mean to you?


5. What does Jesus mean when He says, “My yoke is easy, and my burden is light?”


6. How would you describe your trust level with God: (a) I’m ALL in, (b) I’m learning to trust, (c) I’m taking baby steps, but need help understanding, (d) I just can’t do it.


7. What fear do you need to give to God and trust Him with today?


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