Claiming The Presence of Christ

Session 4

I. Why we need to seek the presence of Christ.

  1. Many take the presence of Christ _FOR____ __GRANTED_______.
  2. We need to see that we are __HELPLESS_______ without the Lordís presence and active leadership.
  3. It takes _EXPECTANT_____ faith to claim His presence.
  4. This is a __LOVE____ relationship.
  5. Our Lover will not _IMPOSE___ His presence on us.
  6. His __FRIENDSHIP______ is our greatest __TREASURE______.
  7. Christ is ___PRESENT______ everywhere.
  8. He is present with His dearly loved people in a _SPECIAL_________ sense like a __LOVER_______ visiting with his ___DEARLY_____ beloved.

II. A group gathered together around Christ is a __NEW_____ kind of __COMMUNITY______.

III. Paulís prayed in Ephesians 3:14-21 for Christís __PRESENCE______ and active ___WORK_________.

  1. That we may be __STRENGTHENED_______ by the Spirit.
  2. That we may know the _LOVE_____ of Christ.
  3. That we may be a community __SATURATED_____ with God.

IV. How Christ came to Alliance, Nebraska and took charge.

Take your own notes on what happened.

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