UNSTUCK IT! “Unstuck!” 1. BEGINS WITH OUR THOUGHTS, AND DESIRES RENEW YOUR MIND, AND MAKE PLEASING JESUS YOUR GREATEST DESIRE “…in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance to lust and deceit, and that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind.” (Ephesians 4:22-23 NASB) “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” (Proverbs 4:23 NIV) 2. GOD ALWAYS CALLS YOU TO ASCEND TO YOUR DESTINY “ ‘For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,’ declares the Lord. ‘For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.’” (Isaiah 55:8-9 NASB) TELL YOUR MIND HOW TO THINK “We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” (2 Corinthians 10:5 NIV) “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (2 Timothy 1:7 KJV) 3. TIGHTEN YOUR MIND BACK TO JESUS “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is…” (Romans 12:2 NASB) RENEWING (ANAKAINOSIS: RENOVATE) “…but to think so as to have sound judgement…” (Romans 12:3 NASB) 4. HAVE A “SO SHALL IT BE” ATTITUDE “(as it is written, ‘I have made you a father of many nations’) in the presence of Him whom he believed – God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did. Who…in hope believed, so that he became the father of many nations, according to what was spoken, ‘So shall your descendants be.’” (Romans 4:17 & 18 NKJ) Life Group Discussion & Action: What area(s) of your life are you “stuck” in? What’s keeping your stuck there? What “thoughts” must you get rid of to get “unstuck”? What biblical action(s) will you take to get “unstuck”? Identify biblical “power thoughts” that’s specific to the area that you’re stuck in.