Sermon Recap

Keep Your Confidence

Hebrews 10:35-36 — “Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompense of reward. For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.”

I’ve got some definitions for you here. To cast means to throw, to release, and to let go. Confidence means trust, faith, belief, dependence, courage, or boldness. Recompense means payment, or wages due recompense.

Hebrews 3:14. It’s not enough to trust God on this side of the storm, or this side of the prophecy. Keep your confidence when Heaven is silent. Keep your confidence when you don’t think God’s moving. There is a payment of wages due. So, keep your confidence.

The Bible is a book about a God that loves, a people with many needs, and an enemy who hates.

But every time in that book, when the enemy hates, this God who loves shows up. And every time the people with all their needs turn to God, He always fights for them, He heals them, He blesses them, He rescues them, He provides for them, He leads them, and He guides them.

Hebrews 10:36. Matthew 11:2-6. John didn’t hear of the works of Christ while he was preaching, or baptizing, or while he was prophesying. He heard of them while he was in prison. Sometimes, you hear from God in a hard place. And then John sent his disciples to Him to ask if He was Christ. “I never thought I would be in this place and there is something trying to steal my confidence. I just need you to talk to me. Let me know if you are Him or if I need to look for someone else.” John was in prison. He had to do everything they told him to. He wasn’t his own. But he didn’t go to a bunch of different people for help. He was looking for the Lamb of God.

Jesus told John’s disciples to back and tell John of the things they had heard and seen. Sometimes, we need to look back in the Bible and read what He’s done before. The devil fights our Bible reading because he knows that it will stir us to keep our confidence.

Hebrews 3:6. Jesus lives in you. The King of Kings, the Lord of Lords, lives in you. The laws of the world have no power over you. You are under the blood. If things get bad, you can stand firm in the knowledge that Jesus lives in you and everything’s going to be alright.

— Pastor Anthony Wynn

6 thoughts on “Keep Your Confidence

  1. Daniel Bossidy says:

    Thank you. I needed this today. May God bless you and your family

    1. faith cross says:

      Dear Daniel,
      We are so glad this blog was a blessing to you! We would really appreciate it if you would share this blog with others that you think would benefit from it. We love you and God bless!

  2. Faye Crowe says:

    Thank you and GOD bless you for this message. I really needed it this morning! With everything I’m dealing with and pain I’m going through, some times it seems no one cares. If I didn’t have you and other Pastors to listen to to lift my spirit, and the Bible. Thanh you so much Brother Wynn. My love ,as a sister in CHRIST, to the family.

    1. faith cross says:

      Dear Faye,
      Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad this blog blessed you! Please share it with others you think would enjoy it, too. We will continue to pray for you. We love you and God bless!

  3. Larry Kuka says:

    Excellent post. Confidence in Hebrews is translated from the Greek word υποστασις (hupostasis) meaning confidence, assurance, to set under the foundation, origin, or beginning, hence the quality that leads one to stand under, endure, or undertake something, firmness, boldness, confidence. Hebrews 11:1 translates the same word as assurance in the ESV, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” In NIV it is translated as “confidence”, ” Now faith is the confidence in what we hope for.” Ref. Hebrew-Greek Study Bible. Keep up the good posts.

    1. faith cross says:

      Dear Larry,
      We are so glad you enjoyed this post! Please share it with your friends! We love you and God bless!

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