SUNDAY 31ST JULY, 2016. TOPIC: I’M GOING HIGHER


TEXT: 2 Kings 7 vs 1 – 16, Genesis 8 vs 1 – end, Deuteronomy 26 vs 19, Philippians 3 vs 14, Genesis 39 vs 1 – end, Genesis 40 vs 1 – end, Genesis 41 vs 1 – end.
GOING HIGHER:
The ability to think differently from the ideas of persistent failure. This provokes action towards being more focused and doing things more intelligently. Going higher means to advance forward, forsaking the present level you are and aiming higher. This also means to achieve more result, make more impact to your generation e.t.c.
SERMON IMPLICATIONS:
1) An expression born out of high hunger to achieve higher results or success in life.
2) Taking a decision marched with works in achieving uncommon results and works in life.
3) To change identity positively, Galatians 6 vs 17.
THINGS THAT CAN MAKE US NOT TO GO HIGHER:
1) Weakness to fellowship and serving God.
2) Pride and stubbornness.
3) Conscious borrowing and unhealthy competition.
4) Excess luggage (lying, gossiping, stealing, backbiting, fornication et.c)
HOW WILL YOU GO HIGHER:
1) By never again forsaking positive corrections.
2) By confessing a sin and never going back to it.
3) By application of positive dynamism in serving God.
4) Application of hard work, more fear of God, integrity and humility.

CONCLUSION:
We are expected to go higher above principalities, worries, disappointment, misfortune, our environment et.c. if you must grow higher, you must not be given to sin.
1 Samuel 17 vs 1 – end, John 3 vs 31, Job 5 vs 11, Psalm 107 vs 41, Psalm 89 vs 27,
Luke 14 vs 10, Luke 24 vs 49, Isaiah 40 vs 28 – 41,