Blank Check Part 1 “The Necessity of a Blank Check”
This Weeks Sermon Notes ;
The Necessity of a Blank Check
Most of us have written very ___________ blank checks.
We don’t like to give blank checks because we like to _________ ________ ____________.
The only “one” equipped for blank check authority in your life is _____________.
Does God really want blank check authority? ____________!
Proverbs 3:5-6; Matthew 22:37
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him,
and he will make your paths straight.[a]
37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a]
The fact of God’s control and authority over your life is a matter of __________________.
From God’s perspective, your _______________ to give Him “blank check” authority is very important.
God desires this kind of authority because He knows it is ______________ for us.
If you struggle with giving total control to God you are not _______________.
Good news: We can ___________ and ______________ our account with God whenever we desire.
1. God is _____________ of “blank check” responsibility.
We _______________ those we give “blank check” authority to.
2 Timothy 4:6-8
6 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. 7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
Here at Buffalo Valley we are ___________________ to helping you see God in this way.
2. Blank checks are given out of ____________ _____________; not _____________ _______________.
God’s desire is for us to ________________ to grant Him “blank check” authority.
2 Corinthians 8:3-5
3 For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, 4 they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the Lord’s people. 5 And they exceeded our expectations: They gave themselves first of all to the Lord, and then by the will of God also to us.
3. Writing “blank checks” is _____________ but _____________ it.
Many followers of Jesus give _________________ to God.
God will never ________________ your account.