Week Five | Men of Memphis | Spring 2023

Dr. Steve Gaines, Bellevue’s Senior Pastor, is known as a man of prayer and a preacher of God’s Word. Since 1983, he has pastored churches in Texas, Tennessee, and Alabama before coming to Bellevue Baptist Church in 2005 as Senior Pastor.
Pastor Steve Gaines
March 2, 2023
March 2, 2023

Pastor Steve Gaines focuses on how to deflect the attacks of Satan and the benefits of denying ourselves. During the Spring 2023 semester, we will be walking through the book "Secrets of the Secret Place" by Bob Sorge.

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Chapter 24: "The Secret of Getting Dressed"

Satan’s accusations function on at least 4 levels:
  1. He accuses God to us.
  2. He accuses us to God.
  3. He accuses us to each others.
  4. He accuses us to ourselves.
How can we overcome the accuser?
  1. Confess and repent.
  2. Get under the blood.
  3. Get dressed.

Chapter 25: "The Secret of Self-Denial"

Four Benefits of Self-denial:
  1. Clearer Perspective
  2. Accelerated Change
  3. Preparation for Prophetic Ministry
  4. Ability to Hear God

Chapter 26: "The Secret of Boredom"

Chapter 27: "The Secret of Feeling Attractive to God"

Part 3: "Setting a Marathon Pace"

Chapter 28: "The Secret of Desperation"

Chapter 29: "The Secret of Gathering Manna"

1) Feeding in the Word

2) Drinking in the Spirit

3) Cultivating a Knowing Relationship with God