“Empowered” Lesson #8

  “Empowered forever!“

Intro:  Who is the oldest person you have ever met? How old were they?


  1. Isaiah 48:16, Acts 1:8 God has called us to live a life empowered by the Holy Spirit so that we can reach the lost, be victorious, and able to accomplish His purposes here in this world.
    1. Mathew 19:26 The Holy Spirit will empower us to accomplish that which seems impossible for us to do in our own strength.
      1. Romans 8:37-39 When we follow God with all of our hearts, and walk in obedience to Him, He promises to give us victory and empower us to conquer in every situation.
      2. 1 Cor 10:13 The Holy Spirit will not only empower us to evangelize, He will also empower us to overcome sin and temptation, as well as all of our fears and excuses.
    2. 1 Cor 15:58 The Holy Spirit will also empower us to stand firm for whats right, to operate in the gifts of the Holy Spirit, to do the miraculous and to fulfill our purpose!
  2. Jeremiah 7:23, Deut 28:13  In order for us to live an empowered life forever, it is essential that we walk in obedience to God, His commands, and His standards.
    1. Prov 3:1-2  When we walk humbly and obey God with all of our hearts, then God is able to protect us, provide for us, and empower us to do His will!
      1. Eph 4:27 If we open the door to the devil by disobeying God and letting sin into our lives, then we are stepping out of Gods protection, His anointing, and His power, and we open our lives up for many unneeded struggles and problems.
      2. 1 Cor 16:13 It is essential for each of us to guard ourselves against every temptation, secret sin, wrong relationship and negative influence so that we can remain empowered!
    2. 1 Cor 15:57, Acts 6:10 When we walk in obedience to God, His commands, and His standards then the Holy Spirit will empower us to be victorious, to win people to Christ, and  to fulfill Gods call on our lives! God is calling us to live empowered forever! #Empowered!


  1. What are some of the many problems that come about in our lives if we disobey God, disobey His Word, and live in sin?
  2. What are some of the many benefits that come about in our lives when we choose to obey God, obey His commands, and follow His standards?
  3. Why is it completely essential that we obey God, His Word, and His standards in order to live a victorious empowered Christian life forever?
  4. Is there anyone here today who has not been walking in obedience to God? In what ways have you been disobeying God? Are you now ready to repent and obey God?

End: Pray for those who want to obey God, His commands, and His standards so that they can live an empowered life forever. Pray for those who want to accept Jesus or  rededicate their lives to Christ, then take requests.