Lead Pastor/Author Kevin O'Connor
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“Caught in the Stuck Mode”
Stuck needing to make a decision? Stuck in a destructive
behavior and needing a breakthrough? Spiritual discernment may be what you are
Spiritual Discernment: The ability to know the difference between a worldly
spirit and the Holy Spirit.
When you’re stuck in a situation, learn to ask
discerning questions and develop spiritual disciplines.
the Holy Spirit requirement of a submissive attitude and prayer is good place
to start your spiritual journey.
Once you’ve prayed, how do you discern when it’s time
to “take a step,” even when that might mean a step of faith into the unknown?
The prayer step is traction, which means you are
moving. You are moving because you are trusting God with the outcome.
Traction is gained by: (1) focus (2)
intensity to prayer. Spiritual traction comes through fasting.
2 Samuel 5:17-25
Stuck in an ongoing battle, David chose to pray. After
the first victory, David prayed again for more discernment.
Prayer is a vital part of discernment.
Answered prayer doesn’t always mean you’ve got
Prayer and fasting will move your mind into a
God’s Spirit is like the wind; you cannot always
discern how it will blow.
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