Pastor David McGee's teaching references for 03/27/2008

1 Kings 8:35-66

Life Lesson (verse 1 Kings 8:36)

God desires to teach us.

Life Lesson (verse 1 Kings 8:45)

God is listening and even waiting for our prayers.

Life Lesson (verse 1 Kings 8:49)

Forgiveness and restoration are two central themes of the Bible.

Life Lesson (verse 1 Kings 8:66)

Seek to be a blessing to others.

Ex 6:6-7 NKJV

6 Therefore say to the children of Israel:'I am the LORD; I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, I will rescue you from their bondage, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great judgments.7 I will take you as My people, and I will be your God. Then you shall know that I am the LORD your God who brings you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.

Gal 3:14 NKJV

that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

James 3:9-11 NLT

9 Sometimes it praises our Lord and Father, and sometimes it breaks out into curses against those who have been made in the image of God. 10 And so blessing and cursing come pouring out of the same mouth. Surely, my brothers and sisters, this is not right! 11 Does a spring of water bubble out with both fresh water and bitter water?

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