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Sunday, November 19, 2023

“The Incredible Power of Imagination”, pt 4

Six Facts About Imagination

1. My imagination shapes my life.

2. Imagination is essential to living by faith.

3. You choose what imagination you focus on.

4. Great lives are built around great imaginations or great


You need something bigger than yourself to draw you out of

yourself to make you grow better than yourself.

Ephesians 1:18 NJB

“May God enlighten the eyes of your mind

so that you can see the hope that his calling holds for you.”

God’s dream for your life is bigger than your dream for your


Ephesians 3:20 The Message Bible

“God can do anything, you know—far more than you could

ever Imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams!”

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5. Doubt is the enemy of imagination.

Joshua 1:8-9 ESV

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but

you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be

careful to do according to all that is written in it.

For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you

will have good success. Have I not commanded you?

Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened,

and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God

is with you wherever you go.”

Courage is doing the thing you fear the most with faith.

“You need to doubt your doubts

and believe your beliefs”.

6. God’s Spirit and God’s Word are fuel for my


John 14:16 ESV

Jesus says, And I will ask the Father, and he will give you

another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth,

whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees

him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you

and will be in you.

If a dream is truly from God it will somehow be connected to

his Church and his plan for the world.

Matthew 6:10 ESV

Your kingdom come, your will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.