What Is Haven Universe (HU) & How Can God Help Me in my Troubles?      Sept. 19, ‘20         

HAVEN: a safe, desired place.  UNIVERSEunity (oneness) in God’s diverse creation.         

God loves you, me & our families.  The Bible teaches “God is love.” (1John 4:16) He wants to be my best friend and my safe h___________.  God will always provide for me what I need (not always what I want).  I can trust Him.  The Bible says… “they cried out to the Lord in their trouble…and He guided them to their desired haven…give thanks to the Lord…” (Psalm 107:28-31)  

God made everything; the whole w___________.  He made me s____________ and in His image (likeness) yet we are all very different (diverse).  God loves me just as I am, and He wants me to love HIM.  He also wants me to love & accept other p______________ (John 13:34).  He wants the whole world to believe & trust in Him: one community; one big family (brothers & sisters) under Him.  The Bible says, “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”  (Psalm 133:1)  

How can God help me in these scary Coronavirus times and with all my fears and troubles?  God offers me supernatural joy and peace through His Holy Spirit (Romans 15:13).  How can I get the HS in me?  God promises to send His HS to live in me forever when I A-a_________ that I have sin & selfishness that separate me from Holy God, B-b_________ Jesus died on the cross as final payment for my sin, and C-c__________ to follow Jesus as the Leader (LORD) of my life.

So, to get the Holy Spirit in me & experience supernatural joy & peace, I must turn from living life for what I want to trusting in God for what He wants for my life (r__________).  This happens when I A-B-C-, but this is just the beginning.  I must get to know God better & trust Him more by spending time with him daily.  I can talk & listen to Him by praying & reading His Word, the B_________. 

Jesus is my true hope in every trouble including the Coronavirus.  He understands me & loves me so much no matter what.  I must t_________ & o______ God, not me.  When I surrender to Him like this, I can experience His supernatural joy & peace.