Unstoppable in our Purpose Lesson # 3

“ Distractions! “


Intro: What is or was the greatest distraction that tried to keep you from doing your homework in high school or college?


  1. Jer 29:11-13, Psalms 139:13-16 God has created everyone of us with specific gifts, talents and abilities and has a specific purpose he wants us to fulfill here on the earth.
    1. Heb 12:1-2 God has an incredible purpose and an awesome plan for each of us, as long as we keep our eyes fixed on God and completing his purpose then God is with us, he meets all of our needs, and we have incredible peace and satisfaction in our lives.
      1. Gal 5:7-8 But when we allow things to distract us from God and his purpose for our lives then we will begin to have problems, struggles, and we will loose our peace and joy.
      2. 1 Cor 15:33 For some of you the greatest distractions you face are ungodly dating relationships and wrong friendships that distract you from God and his purposes.
    2. 2 Cor 6:17-18 For others it may be a secret sin, pornography, ungodly music, movies, video games or something else that is pulling you away from God and his will for your life
  2. 2 Pet 5:8-9, 2 Cor 10:3-5 We must understand that the devil will throw every distraction at us that he can to stop us from serving God and completing his purpose for our lives!
    1. Heb 2:18 The good news is that God gives us a way to avoid and overcome all of the distractions that the devil will throw at us!
      1. Matt 4:4, 1 Thess 5:17 The first and most important thing that we must do to overcome distractions is to pray and read our bible every day, we will receive the strength we need to overcome every distraction through our personal time of prayer and reading Gods word.
      2. Eph 4:27, S.S. 2:15 We also need to make sure that we end every wrong relationship, get rid of everything that tempts us to sin, and keep ourselves accountable.
    2. Prov 3:5-6 If we choose to follow God with all of our hearts, spend time daily in prayer and reading the bible and if we lay aside everything that wants to distract us then we will be unstoppable in completing Gods purpose for us in this world! #Unstoppable


  1. What are some of the greatest distractions that keep many youth and young adults from discovering and fulfilling Gods purpose?
  2. Why do you think so many youth and young adults are so easily distracted from God and his purpose for their lives?
  3. What are some ways we can avoid and overcome the distractions that the devil throws at us to pull us away from God and purpose he has for us?
  4. Are you personally dealing with some type of a distraction in your life right now? If so what is it? Are you ready to surrender it to God right now?


End: Pray for those who want to overcome distractions that are trying to pull them away from God and his purpose for their lives, then take requests.