Hosea 4:6 “My people are destroyed because of lack of
Set Aside Your Will
and Desires for God’s Will and Spiritual Desires (John 4)
The disciples were not available because they were consumed
with their physical needs.
Jesus was satisfied with being available and doing God’s
will more than with getting a drink of water.
“Do not say, ‘Four months more and then the harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the
fields! They are ripe for
harvest.’” John 4:35
- Willingness – Isaiah (Is. 6:8)
work is there but God is looking for willing workers
work that needs to be done is of a great variety
- Recognize the Need – David (1
Samuel 16:13; 17:37)
could have none the work
did not wait for is “calling” but met the need
was a shepherd, a supply deliverer and a harpist but not yet a warrior.
- Let the Spoken Word Come to Pass –
Mary (Luke 1:38)
has a plan. Let him speak it.
- Obey - Elijah (1 Kings 17:2, 3, 8,
make your own decisions
in Acts 20:22; 21:4, 9, 10, 11)
- Self Sacrifice – Moses (Hebrews
- Committed to the Point of Death –
Esther (Esther 4:16)
else is not worthy of your life
- Not measured by Human Standards –
Paul (2 Timothy 4:16)
not let people measure your success
you live by #1-6 know that your reward is there in the end (2 Timothy 4:6-8)