Through Jacob's story in Genesis, Pastor Jack shows that God can use anyone despite their past reputation. He also interviews the first underdog of the series, Marc Zavallo.
Pastor Jack talks how God can use you through your insecurities and gives us a biblical example through the story of Moses; and he also speaks with Elizabeth Lewis, who has her own triumphant underdog story.
Todd Bishop, guest pastor from The Point Church, teaches how to live a spirit-filled life through the fruits of kindness, goodness, and gentleness.
Pastor Jack teaches the biblical definition of "the joy of the Lord" and shows how this joy is greater than any happiness or hardship in life.
**See below for a full list of Pastor Jack's final points made in the podcast. Take time to write them down, study them, and live by them.
Steps of Obedience That Lead to Joy:
•Following God's word - Psalm 119:14, Psalm 19:8
•Trusting God - Romans 15:13
•Being in God's presence - Romans 16:9-11
•Understanding God's Word - Jeremiah 15:16, Matthew 9
•Making peace with others - Proverbs 12:20, Matthew 5:9
•Surrender - Psalm 37:4
•Hope in God - Romans 12:12
•Becoming Wise - Proverbs 15:23
•Worship - Psalm 100:2, Psalm 149:1-5
•Serving others - Philippians 2:1-5
•Abiding in Christ - John 15:9-11
•Being generous - 2 Corinthians 8:2
•Faithful work - Matthew 25:21
•Thankfulness for our blessings - Psalm 126:1-6
What That Joy Through Obedience Looks Like:
•Freedom from things - Ecclesiastes 2:10-11
•Freedom from despair - Isaiah 61:1-2
•Comfort - Psalm 63:6-8, Psalm 94:18-19
•Forgiveness/Restoration - Psalm 51:12
•Peace in our loss - Habakkuk 3:17-18
•Peace in our waiting - 2 Chronicles 20:21,27
•Peace in our trials - James 1:2-4
•Freedom from bitterness - Lamentations 3:19-23
•Strength when you are weak - Nehemiah 8:10
•Joy even in our sorrow - 2 Corinthians 6:10