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How Bad Do You Want It?

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD
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December 11, 2020 7:00 am

How Bad Do You Want It?

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD

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December 11, 2020 7:00 am

If your faith doesn't seem as vibrant as you'd like it to be, Dr. Tony Evans says that your level of desire may make all the difference. Join him in this lesson as he explains why our relationship with God will be exactly as deep as we want it to be.

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Places spiritually and we wonder why God is Dr. Tony Evans is the difference has to do with our desire as much of God that you really want. He wants to know this is the alternative with Dr. Tony Speicher, pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas Texas and president of the alternative today. Dr. Evans explained why our relationship with God is exactly as deep as we wanted to be and what we can do if would like to see a change must join if you ever been involved in sports or if you follow it you will know that a regular question is asked what a sports team is ready to go in the competition or a player is ready to compete against the odds. The question is, how bad do you want how bad do you want it's a question about desire do you really want it bad enough. Is this just a casual thing. You simply fulfilling the role of responsibility or duty or do you really want this thing, but that question is not limited to athletic competitions when coaches trying to point us his team to the next great victory.

It can be asked of an employer to an employee related to their job. Do you really want to work how bad he wanted it can be asked of a relationship do you really want to be married, how badly you want because we all know you can say you want something but not that you come see comes maybe so, maybe not. If it happens okay if it doesn't make it, you can be cavalier and not really want a series of knowing God question is how bad he wanted because we talk about knowing God where talking about knowing him experientially and not merely informational without asking, how much do you know about God for today is bad do you want it, and Moses wanted it real bad sleep comes to the Lord, make straight request of God three things he wanted from God. Verse 13. Now you have found favor in your sight. Let me know your way, that I may know you, he says in verse 15. If your presence does not know what thoughts do not give you not going you show me your glory, the request of a hungry man. Joe says you with the hearing of the church, but having come through the roof. I am now seeing you this, whatever trouble is God trying to create some Moses. I want to know you. I am very hungry people just to where the food is located. So it's up to you in verse 13 that we know your way may know you, Moses says you know your way. That is serious. It is to be with where you are going. He says in verse 15. If your presence is not with us from here. If you are going to be what God wants to know you requested we would you want to know your way. Where are you headed in many of the issues that we face is because we don't want to know is when we want him to bless away but Harry says you will you to be with me. I want your presence. Does that mean that means we are not to be some time with program. We want his presence were not simply with public applauding and Jesus staying seated we want to be with us. We want to be. We wanted his presence where we we come together and worship shall the Holy Spirit become the church today so to speak good things are great. This sermon is to the program is just be wasted space. I need you will be what you committed to being with you when you want me to one of the classes you basket with him as he would really self places spiritually. We wonder why God willing him all we decided without God.

He says you're not going to be there beside me. Johnny is too difficult and I hope you discovered that this life is to tell this journey is is wrong is wrong on all the categories, life is simple anymore is wrong and he says terrain this place going through this world with you rather be poor with you then rich with you apartment with you a big house without you can get it this relationship so that I would just what God is saying today through Moses his passion is that you do not with me. She substitutes for knowing you request Moses as I pray you show me your glory glory is the display of the attributes of God is when God makes himself seeable manifest of his deity and what we will show show will just talking about show me one of the greatest scourges about day and it is a scourge is pornography, scourge of our day and scourge because, particularly for men. It is the most natural addiction because it is not an addiction outside of yourself sleep virtually all the other addictions outside of yourself that you bring into yourself, not pornography pornography addiction born with. Because it is in the makeup of our DNA to be sexually oriented. That is part of the human creation. But what pornography does is it takes legitimate and turns it into something that is legitimate. The problem is it's born from with so you can take away cigarettes, alcohol, but you can build the enemy takes what God is legitimately created and create something illegitimate. All started to vibrate and I think pornography is this. I think to piggyback on the intimacy of others in pornography you seek to piggyback you seek to get real. You seem to get you want to get your experience and and so when a person becomes addicted to pornography.

If the computer controls all flex control in all and I want because the experience of somebody else's. We can get all intimacy straight so we piggyback on the end of the sea of others is fundamentally really reveals you know going on. They wanted to you, you would need to back off the intimacy on this day after day week after week, year after year because with you and so we often do is because our own experience with God in selecting Moses, except that Moses said show me your glory make your self visible to me in the coming together of your attributes go all back already seen a lot is missing a bunch of snow but the bill payment can do all that I have seen anything yet.

Show me your glory so make your self to me.

I want to know you glory. Show me your glory supply of a hungry man when Dr. Evans returns in a moment to share more insights to help us get to know God better go away, the world peace society full of hate learn the future uncertain certain in the best of Tony Evans 2020. Dr. Evans shares 20 messages on CD and digital downloads, full of hope and life something you won't find much of the world right now with your gift to help keep the urban alternative on here will send you the series to lift you up last. Dr. Evans devotional book called for purpose, to help you embrace God's wonderful plan for your life. Learn lessen your hearing today is part of the best of Tony 2020 is our gift to you will send this giant collection of 20 full-length audio messages plus is called for purpose devotional book to help support Tony's ministry with urine contribution. This is a limited time offers so make the arrangements today by visiting Tony up and start org or call our resource Center at 1-800-800-3222 team members are standing by to help with your request, day or night. Again, that's 1-800-800-3222 all of that contact information for you, once again, after part two of today's message. Here's Tony and himself to be misused by his people. He thinks more than something that that's why he will not reveal himself to people really don't want to know he's not in the wasting his time trying to play hard to get to play hide and seek leave is he trying to wasted.

He wants to know that you want to know God will only give you as much of God that you really want to waste God is flowing down the drain. God's response. Verse 19 I myself will make all my goodness pass before you will goodness my generosity before you and will proclaim the name of the Lord before you God's name is his character's reputation. I will be gracious and righteous will show compassion on whom I will show compassion but he said you see my face for no man can see you one thing I keep my face.

That is essence and core of my being. I can't let you see that because it would kill you to see it would be like being in a nuclear reactor, the energy would overwhelm you and disintegrate you so let you see my face as a place by me by me close to me. You shall stand on the glory is passing by, passed by you in the past way and you shall see my face shall not be something show show shortly.

Your glory God says Moses put your me. You have become the way that you will come your way. I will bring glory to bring the station on my being used to create a limitation for your welfare you in the sense you glory of God pass box, so you not just integrating them in the midst of this past my hand with his passing by, so he says pass by before but can't let you see you know what you can see the exhaust and simply go back but you can see the play playing the pass box to select you but you see what the exhaust from the plate. The left and you can't see me in my let you see the back you want to know you really want to know me and you have found a number times you found favor.

What he found favor because I want to know your way. I want you to be with me. This is my passion. I am hungry for you person after you got the book, you'll see my exhaust passes by the hand is removed he sees God's so what Moses picks up. Any rights in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth and the earth was without form and void and darkness was upon the face of the deep and God said, let there be light and there was light. And God separated the firmament.

He called the light day, and he called the dark Knight in the God created all the animals that God created man on the sixth day. He said let us make man in our own image of women and Moses wrote the first five books of 21 he got to see God's exhaust for God's back.

This manifestation get when he forgot insight that he didn't actually have some things that could not have figured out what you have not heard from you to the heart of what God has prepared for those who love him, but he has revealed.

You want insight you want to know what to do. You want to know what direction to take one more thing as close God says Moses you can see my face and live you can see my face and I can see my face and live translation only did people see my face, I'm trying to go some way so you can or you can see my daily. I am crucified because Moses died. See God's face, so God's back, but he died, but in Matthew chapter 1700 years later, Jesus goes up to the Mount of Transfiguration heavens open up a voice from heaven says this is my beloved son in whom I am well pleased. Peter, James and John hit the ground because of the light was too bright in the middle of God said, show the Mount of Transfiguration glory. James and John Moses when you when you get a brand-new body because your body can handle this great theologian.

You can't touch this case just this not what you looking in the meantime, his back is still available. The exhaust of his glory, even too much to handle the question wonderful is not you want everybody to see question on the floor.

Dr. Tony Gavin talking about ways we can stimulate our appetite for God. Now today's message how bad do you want it is available for you to request on CD or download the full length version contains more material than we were able to present on the air, but you can also get this lesson is a part of our special year-end compilation the best of Tony Avenue and 2020. As I mentioned earlier, this giant collection is available for a limited time as our gift when you help support Tony's ministry with a generous urine contribution. In addition to the 20 audio messages. If you contact us right away will also include a copy of his powerful book called for a purpose containing devotions that can help you overcome feelings of anxiousness, aloneness and uncertainty that you gain a better understanding of the calling God has just for you, simply visit Tony heaven' today to get all the details and make the arrangements or call our resource Center at 1-800-800-3222 team members are ready to help you day and night. Again, that's 1-800-800-3222 God loves to amaze his children but next time Dr. Evan says we may sometimes prevent that from happening by either expecting too little or knowing too much. Find out more.

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