Out of control

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Out of control by Mind Map: Out of control

1. When Jesus Gives up control

1.1. Night b/4Crucifixion

1.2. Jesus last supper disciples

1.2.1. Matthew 26:26 (NLT) 26 As they were eating, Jesus took some bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and gave it to the disciples, saying, “Take this and eat it, for this is my body.”

1.2.2. Matthew 26:27 (NLT) 27 And he took a cup of wine and gave thanks to God for it. He gave it to them and said, “Each of you drink from it,

2. Gethsemane

2.1. Sit while I pray!

2.1.1. Matthew 26:38 (NLT) 38 He told them, “My soul is crushed with grief to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”

2.1.2. Matthew 26:39 (NLT) 39 He went on a little farther and bowed with his face to the ground, praying, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to be done, not mine.”

2.2. Jesus couldn’t get his disciples to do what he asked!

2.2.1. Stay awake!

2.2.2. In their defense

2.2.3. Hard stay awake

2.2.4. Paul kills a guy Acts2 0:7-9

3. Couldn’t Control Disciples

3.1. Like be in CONTROL?

3.1.1. Frustrating season

3.1.2. Losing mind?

4. Not controlling

4.1. Aggressively helpful!

4.2. Thoroughly org

4.2.1. Coffee nervous

5. The Illusion of Control

5.1. The cognitive bias that leads us believe we have control over outcome when in reality we don’t.

5.2. Overestimate the degree of control we have over uncontrollable events.

5.3. More we try to control—More we’re afraid of losing control. More we’re afraid—More we try to control.

5.4. The more you try to control, the more you loose control.

6. Most powerful words of surrender

6.1. Matthew 26:42 (NLT) 42 Then Jesus left them a second time and prayed, “My Father! If this cup cannot be taken away unless I drink it, your will be done.”

6.2. You don’t always have the power to control, but you always have the power to surrender.

6.3. Where is God when life doesn’t go like we want?

6.4. Covid-19!

6.4.1. Cause it?

6.4.2. Allow it?

6.4.3. Use it?

6.4.4. Where is he when life hard?

7. Researchers studied younger Gen’s belief’s about God!

7.1. (Under 30?)

7.2. Default religion younger

7.3. MTD

7.3.1. Moralistic Therapeutic Deism. Moralistic Equates religion with being good Moral Nice Therapeutic Faith is a means to improve your life Deism God is real but not involved unless you really need him

7.4. Believe... “A mostly uninvolved God exists to make our lives better!”

7.5. My faith in God should help me to have a

7.5.1. Happy

7.5.2. Healthy

7.5.3. Trouble free life!

7.6. Problem

7.6.1. If God wants me happy Not God failed! Something wrong w/me!

7.6.2. Tried Religion Tried Prayer Tried Church Didn’t Work! Trying to follow Jesus Life is still hard!

8. What if I Surrender to God’s Will?

8.1. Single for 5 more years

8.2. Doesn’t heal my migraines

8.2.1. Marriage better!

8.3. Lose business?

8.4. Follow Jesus

8.4.1. Pray God’s Will

8.4.2. Life is still hard?

9. God’s will is rarely easy! But it’s always good

9.1. Rarely easy

9.1.1. Wasn’t for Jesus

9.1.2. Wasn’t for his mom Mary!

9.2. Mary

9.3. Jesus

9.3.1. Arrested

10. You don’t have power to control

10.1. God’s will not always EASY

10.1.1. Always GOOD!

10.2. But you always have the power to surrender

11. What are you trying to controlthat you need to surrender?

11.1. Relationship?

11.2. Health?

11.3. Finances

11.4. Future?

11.5. Job?

11.6. Kids?

11.7. No such thing as Partial Surrender

11.8. Trust you with some things

11.8.1. But not all things Trust you to save me Not trust you w/my kids! Trust you get me heaven My job! Health Loved ones

11.9. Key is found in 2 words

11.9.1. IF

11.9.2. YET

12. Matthew 26:39 (NLT) 39 He went on a little farther and bowed with his face to the ground, praying, “My Father! IF it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. YET I want your will to be done, not mine.”

12.1. REAL FAITH starts between the IF and the YET!

12.1.1. IF Get married Heal me Job with benefits College want go to!

12.2. Everything in culture invites us to live contrary to the Gospel.You take charge. You control your destiny. You make it happen

12.3. Matthew 10:39 (NLT) 39 IF you cling to your life, you will lose it; YET if you give up your life for me, you will find it.

12.4. To follow Jesus is to surrender control

12.5. My Breakdown

13. God can do way more with you surrender than you can do with your control.

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