What Christ is Doing-Worksheet

Our first session covered what Christ did for you upon your acceptance of Him.  Let’s talk about what Christ is currently doing in our lives right now.

  1. This world is our __________  ____________.  God takes circumstances and works them so that we have a ___________.  The choice is always to ________ and then _________ Him or to _________ our ________  and do things _____ ______ ______. Read Hebrews 3:7-9 “So, as the Holy Spirit says: Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion, during the time of testing in the desert, where your fathers tested and tried me and for forty years saw what I did.  That is why I was angry with that generation, and I said, ‘Their hearts are always going astray, and they have not known my ways.’ So I declared on oath in my anger, ‘They shall never enter my rest.’”                                                                    We must learn to trust in the _______________ of God.  “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”  (Romans 8:28)
  2. God doesn’t put us in a ____________ and then ____ ______ and _________.  He loves us and wants us to win, so He _________ us with what we need to ____________ our ______________.  First, He gives us the ________ to do His will and then He gives us the __________ to do His will.  “For it is God who works in you to will [desire] and to act [power] according to his good purpose” (Phil. 2:13). The mature Christian realizes that he is completely ____________ upon the Lord; rather than learning ______________, he learns utter ____________.  Look to the Lord in all ___________.  “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.” (Phil. 4:13).
  3. We are made up of three parts: ________, _______ , and ________, which refer to the ________, ________, and _________.  The _______ houses our _______ and our ________ houses the _______.  Upon the __________ of the Holy Spirit in your lives (salvation), your spirit was ________ and God began the lifelong task of ____________ our hearts to be like His Son, Jesus.  “For those God foreknew [He looked into the hearts of every person to see if there was any spark of love for His Son, Jesus] he also predestined [decided beforehand, planned] to be conformed to the likeness of his Son.” (Romans 8:29)
  4. Jesus wants to have ___________  _____________ with us.  “Here I am!  I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.” (Revelation 3:20)  He asks that we _______ the door of our ________ and ________ to Him and let Him in. We must each day open our hearts to Him and allow Him access to our __________ and ______.
  5. Don’t be afraid to ________ the Lord with your ______.  Don’t be afraid to tell ___________ about what Christ is doing in your life.  Don’t be afraid!  God gives us a ________ of _____________.  For God did not give us a spirit of timidity [fear], but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline [sound mind].” (2 Tim. 1:7) Don’t let fear ___________ with God’s work!  The same goes for anger, hurt, or any other ____________.  Instead, go to Him, the God of all _____________ “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.  For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort overflows”(2 Corinthians 1:3-5).
  6. There is a _________.  To clean your _________ (your soul) and right yourself with God is great!  But you can’t stop here.  You must _______ your soul with Him.  _________ gave this illustration: “When an evil spirit comes out of a man, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it.  Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left.’  When it arrives, it finds the house swept clean and put in order.  Then it goes and takes seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there.  And the final condition of that man is worse than the first.” (Luke 11:23-26).  This passage is not just about salvation.  It’s about ________.  You have given your ________ to Jesus.  You have ___________ on a ____________ with Him.  Jesus has _________ your heart and is waiting to fill it with _________.  How?
  • Talk to Him ______—__________—_________—_________________!
  • _____  _____ to fill your heart with Himself.
  • ______ ____ all you can about Jesus: His _______ and __________by _________ the _________!
  • Put yourself under ________ ____________ and in a _________ of other believers that are following Christ.
  • Allow Christ to grow within you ______, ____, ________, ___________, ___________, ____________, _____________, _________________, and __________________ (Gal. 5:22-23)
  1. The Holy Spirit is ­­­­­___________ _________ in you.  It takes _____________, _______ _______, and _______ for some of this fruit to become __________ in your lives.  Some of it shows up ________ _______.  The point is to allow Him to grow each kind of fruit in order to make you _________ in your ________ in Jesus Christ.  Learn to _____________ on Him.  He’s the only One who knows the ________ ________ in all __________.  Remember, the mature Christian is ____________ ______________ on Christ.  Come on, you can trust Him.  He tells us, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  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.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30)

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