Airplane Mode-Pray Before Big Decisions

August 21, 2022

Airplane Mode-Pray Before Big Decisions August 21, 2022

“Airplane mode is a setting found on most portable electronics — like phones, tablets, and laptops — thatdisables wireless transmitters like the cellular radio and Wi-Fi on the device as well as Bluetooth and GPS.

”This series’ main idea:

● We need more ___________ and ___________ in our lives.

Why does that even matter?

● Silence and solitude are what best prepare us for the ___________ in our lives.

Today’s key idea:1. Pray before you make BIG ___________.

“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on thestreet corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when youpray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees whatis done in secret, will reward you. Matthew 6:5-6

What is Jesus teaching us?

● We need a time and a place for silence and solitude to thrive.

“In the craziness of our world it takes tremendous effort to find a quiet place. It takes time to quiet your mindand your heart before the Lord.” Francis Chan

One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray and spent the night praying to God. 13 Whenmorning came, he called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles: 14Simon (whom he named Peter), his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, 15 Matthew, Thomas,James son of Alphaeus, Simon who was called the Zealot, 16 Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who becamea traitor. Luke 6:12-16

“Nowhere else is such a sustained period of prayer attributed to Jesus.” John Nolland

When is your time and where is your place to talk with Jesus?

● When and where is your mountain time to talk to God?

Jesus prayed before he made BIG decisions.

● If Jesus prayed before big decisions, then shouldn’t we?

“Better preparation in your prayer life leads to better decisions in your daily life.

”How do I pray before big decisions?

1. Be ___________ and be ___________.

2. Be ___________.

3. Be ___________.

Am I willing to pray deeply before I decide significantly?

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. Psalms 62:5

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