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The Pursuit of Intimacy With God

Pastor John Isaacs


Presented at Kingsway Community Church on October 25, 2009

Pursuing Relationship With God:


Duet. 4:29, James 4:8
My Notes:
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Three Steps To Take, In The Pursuit Of A Relationship With
God ______________________________________
STEP 1: Remove all barriers. ______________________________________
STEP 2: Increase your knowledge of God. ______________________________________
STEP 3: Intentional Pursuit of Intimacy
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It Requires A Lifestyle … ______________________________________
1. of Repentance ______________________________________
2. of increasing your Biblical knowledge of who God’s is.
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3. of intentional pursuit of intimacy with God.
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Unrealistic Expectations: ______________________________________
_______________ – ______________ – ___________
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Wrong Thinking About The Pursuit of Intimacy With God: ______________________________________


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1. Intimacy is not about what God will do for us when we ______________________________________
get close to Him.
2. Intimacy is not about an informal “buddy-buddy” ______________________________________
relationship. ______________________________________
3. Intimacy is not the same experience for all of us. ______________________________________
4. Intimacy is not a completed experience in the “here and
______________________________________
now.”
5. Intimacy is not experienced if we are nominally ______________________________________
committed to God. ______________________________________
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Realistic Expectations:
_______________ – ______________ – ___________ ______________________________________
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Right Thinking About The Pursuit of Intimacy With God:
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1. In faith, I embrace God and _______________ to a ______________________________________


lifetime of pursuing Him. ______________________________________
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2. God’s dramatic interventions will most likely occur
______________________________________
____________________ in my life.
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3. God has already done more for me than ___ ________. ______________________________________
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4. God is doing a _______ ____ ___________ for me
every day, that I do not even know about. ______________________________________
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5. Intimacy is about seeking a ______________________,
______________________________________
not receiving gifts.
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If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end, if you look
for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap
and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
– C.S. Lewis