Walking Weary – Sermon March 18

Walking Weary – Lessons from Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness”

Key Scriptures: Psalm 73:26, Matthew 3:13-4:11

Every person can become stronger spiritually by clinging to Christ in the weariness of the wilderness.

“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
Psalm 73:26

6 Key lessons:
Remember your Identity: Beloved of God
(Matthew 3:17, 2 Corinthians 5:17, Ephesians 2:10, 1 John 3:1)

Remember your Enemy: the devil
(Matthew 4:3, John 10:10, Ephesians 6:12)

Remember his Strategy: deceive and divide
(Matthew 4:3, Genesis 3:1, 4, 5)

Remember your Victory: in Christ alone
(Matthew 4:10-11)
Jesus’ blood for Salvation (Revelation 12:11)
God’s armor for Protection (Ephesians 6:13-17)
Prayer for Connection (Ephesians 6:18, John 15:5)
Scripture as your Weapon (Matthew 4:10-11, Ephesians 6:17)

Remember God’s Sovereignty: Trust in His Purpose
(Matthew 4:1, Mark 1:12, Luke 4:14-15)

Remember your Destiny: Life
(Matthew 4:11, John 10:10, Psalm 73:26)

“Victory comes from you, o Lord. May you bless your people.”
Psalm 3:8