IS IT WELL?
Thought of the week: We are not a body with a soul. We are a soul with a body.
Genesis 2:7 (KJV 1900)
7 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
THE RESTLESS SOUL
Genesis 4:11–12 (NIV)
11 Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand. 12 When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth.”
THE HEAVY SOUL
Psalm 42:5a (NIV)
5 Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me?
THE TORTURED SOUL
1 Peter 2:11 (NIV)
11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul.
THE SEDUCED SOUL
Deut 4:19 (NLT)
19 And when you look up into the sky and see the sun, moon, and stars—all the forces of heaven—don't be seduced into worshiping them.
A RESTFUL SOUL
Psalm 62:1 (NIV)
1 Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.
A HOPEFUL SOUL
Psalm 130:5–6 (NIV)
5 I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope. 6 I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.
A PURIFIED SOUL
1 John 1:9 (NIV)
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
A SECURE SOUL
7 Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. 8 For you, O Lord, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, 9 that I may walk before the Lord in the land of the living.
Cast: Hope Community Church