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If we truly believe what the Bible says about God's love, what Jesus did for us, and who we are in Him - why then so often do our lives not reflect that? We believe our salvation is secure, but what is keeping us from experiencing the life-changing sanctification that God has called us to? Today we examine areas of our lives that can easily derail us from living a Holy life. You can listen to the audio presentation from our website (http://www.elevatechurch.me/connect/listen/) or from our podcast in iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/elevate-church/id634597356?mt=2)

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  • 1. Mark Pomery Senior Leader #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14

2. #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14 3. God has saved us and called us to a holy life ... Paul [2 Timothy Chapter 1 Verses 9a] #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14 4. Next Jesus was taken into the wild by the Spirit for the Test. The Devil was ready to give it. Jesus prepared for the Test by fasting forty days and forty nights. That left him, of course, in a state of extreme hunger, which the Devil took advantage of in the rst test: Since you are Gods Son, speak the word that will turn these stones into loaves of bread. Jesus answered by quoting Deuteronomy: It takes more than bread to stay alive. It takes a steady stream of words from Gods mouth. Jesus [Matthew Chapter 4 Verses 1 - 4] #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14 5. For the second test the Devil took him to the Holy City. He sat him on top of the Temple and said, Since you are Gods Son, jump. The Devil goaded him by quoting Psalm 91: He has placed you in the care of angels. They will catch you so that you wont so much as stub your toe on a stone. Jesus countered with another citation from Deuteronomy: Dont you dare test the Lord your God. Jesus [Matthew Chapter 4 Verses 5 - 7] #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14 6. Summary Dont live for yourself, dont live to impress others, live for God. #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14 7. For the third test, the Devil took him to the peak of a huge mountain. He gestured expansively, pointing out all the earths kingdoms, how glorious they all were. Then he said, All these I will give you, if you bow down and worship me. Jesus [Matthew Chapter 4 Verses 8 - 9] #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14 8. He has saved us and called us to a holy lifenot because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. Paul [2 Timothy Chapter 1 Verse 9] #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14 9. #breakthrough2014 Tuesday, 3 June 14