I am getting out of this pit.

 

 

 

 

What is a pity party-a cry from the pit.

 

The devi want you to feel sorry for your self.

Jer. 20:

7O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived: thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocketh me.8For since I spake, I cried out, I cried violence and spoil; because the word of the LORD was made a reproach unto me, and a derision, daily. 9Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.

 

Jer. 32:

26Then came the word of the LORD unto Jeremiah, saying, 27Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?

 

Intro:

The drunk who took a walk through the semitery.

You cant get out -oh yea!. Watch me.

 

The farmer and the old mule that was thrown in the pit.

 

Why was he thrown into the pit. And the prison.

 

1.       For telling the truth,preaching the word.

 

8For since I spake, I cried out, I cried violence and spoil; because the word of the LORD was made a reproach unto me, and a derision, daily.

 

2.        For being faithful to God.IITim. 3: 12Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

 

Jer 20.1Now Pashur the son of Immer the priest, who was also chief governor in the house of the LORD, heard that Jeremiah prophesied these things. 2Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of Benjamin, which was by the house of the LORD.

 

Self pity and discouragement will lead to backsliding.

Jer 20:9Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name.

 

14Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day wherein my mother bare me be blessed. 15Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, A man child is born unto thee; making him very glad. 16And let that man be as the cities which the LORD overthrew, and repented not: and let him hear the cry in the morning, and the shouting at noontide; 17Because he slew me not from the womb; or that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb to be always great with me. 18Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

 

The WORD.

If you know the Word and have the Word, Youíll be safeThe Lord does what He promises, 2 Chronicles 6:4, 14Ė15.

Bread from heaven, Nehemiah 9:15.

Godís word in heart, Psalm 119:11; Isaiah 51:7.

Eternal Word of the Lord, Psalm 119:89.

Lamp, light, Psalm 119:105.

Dependence upon Godís promises, Isaiah 37:1Ė38.

Word of God stands forever, Isaiah 40:8.

Godís Word will not return empty, Isaiah 55:10Ė11.

Fire, hammer, Jeremiah 23:29.

Those who would silence Godís Word, Jeremiah 47:6Ė7.

Not by bread alone, Matthew 4:4 (See Deuteronomy 8:3).

Living Word pierces soul, Luke 2:34Ė35.

Godís Word does not fail, Romans 9:6Ė7.

 

The fire.

Supernatural uses of:

Manifest GodEx. 3:2

Indicate Godís power Ex. 9:24

Express Godís approval††††††††† Lev. 9:24

Vindicate Godís wrath†††††††††† 2 Kin. 1:9Ė12

Guide Israel††† Ex. 13:21, 22

Transport a saint to heaven†††† 2 Kin. 2:11

C.Used figuratively of:

Godís Word††† Jer. 5:14

ChristMal. 3:2

Holy Spirit††††† Acts 2:3

 

Always remember that God knows where the pit is and He will find you

 

Jer 20: 11But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.

 

God always have a way out.

Jer. 38:

7Now when Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, one of the eunuchs which was in the kingís house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon; the king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin; 8Ebedmelech went forth out of the kingís house, and spake to the king, saying, 9My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is like to die for hunger in the place where he is: for there is no more bread in the city.10Then the king commanded Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.11So Ebedmelech took the men with him, and went into the house of the king under the treasury, and took thence old cast clouts and old rotten rags, and let them down by cords into the dungeon to Jeremiah. 12And Ebedmelech the Ethiopian said unto Jeremiah, Put now these old cast clouts and rotten rags under thine armholes under the cords. And Jeremiah did so. 13So they drew up Jeremiah with cords, and took him up out of the dungeon: and Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.

EBED-MELECH [E bed ME leck] (servant of the king) ó an Ethiopian eunuch who served Zedekiah, king of Judah. Ebed-Melech rescued the prophet Jeremiah from a dungeon (Jer. 38:7Ė13). Later, Jeremiah informed him that he would be spared when the Babylonians captured Jerusalem (Jer. 39:15Ė18).

  1. God always uses His servants.
  2. Maybe you are not in the pit, but you are the servant.

Go to the King (Jesus) and beg for the release of those who are in the pit today.

  1. You may have to risk your life to do so but it has to done.
  2. All you need is rags and ropes. -no money, nothing fancy, nothing special.
  3. God will not only allow you to work but He will give you help.
  4. Most of all your labor will not be in vain in the Lord.

Here are some of the pits that the devil wants to throw us into.

The pit of :

Self pity,††††

Poverity,

Shame,

Backsliding,

 

It is time to get out. And to get out NOW.

CONCL:

The drunk who took a walk through the semitery.

You cant get out -oh yea!. Watch me.

 

The farmer and the old mule that was thrown in the pit.