Oh My Goodness: God’s Goodness is Generous

Oh My Goodness: God’s Goodness is Generous

Oh my goodness – Oct. 3, 2021

All too often we are habituated to God’s goodness

God’s goodness is generous

God is Extravagantly Good

God created wonders so we would Wonder

God sends waves to mercy to all who turn to him

Lam. 3:22-23 Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

God adopts me as his child

Ask… I want you to ask for things!!

Six parts in  the Lord’s prayer are asks

James 4:2 you don’t have what you want because you don’t ask God for it.

God invites you and me to shape history through prayer

Heb. 4:16 So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.

In our Canadian culture, we are reluctant to ask people for help or favors

Our secular world view of naturalism

Colossians 2:8 See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.

1 Peter 4:7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.

Reaction against the Prosperity Gospel

Asking God is part of God’s goodness to us

God invites us to ask

God provides for us through prayer

God cares for our hearts through prayer

God uses us through prayer

God invites us to ask