Good News Expectation
February 9, 2014 Series: Good News Living
Topic: Weekend Gathering Message
As I pray, I'll measure your compassion by the cross, and your power by the resurrection."
Why expect much from God when we pray?
1. Because of Christ's ___________________.
Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
1 John 5:14-15
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.
2. Because of Christ's ______________.
18 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people, 19 and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength 20 he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms,