Get Your Passion Back | Pastor Steven Furtick

and I felt like the Lord wanted somebody
today to get your passion back and he tells you how to do it
he doesn’t just challenge that you’ve lost your passion I mean I don’t know
your reaction to the scripture but I take it as parental guidance that God is
warning me if you lose your passion you’re gonna lose your place can I break
that down if you don’t love that woman now that you’re married to her the same
way and in increasing ways that you did when you dated her somebody else might
now that’s not a threat that’s just reality if I don’t want to preach with
passion you think God can’t raise up another preacher who’s smarter than me
no no no no no no no no I don’t operate out of the assumption that I’m
entitled to anything that God gave me I got to keep my passion how can you have
so much passion before you have the position how do you get it back
he said you’ve abandoned it you didn’t lose your passion you
left it you didn’t lose it you left it you abandoned your first
love you stopped doing the things look at it he said you’ve abandoned your
first love remember therefore from where you have fallen I love God because he
doesn’t say that we should regret where we are he says we should remember where
we were and get your eyes back to the hills where your help comes come on I’m
preaching with passion but I could use a little participation
I’m not staying where I am I want my passion back somebody shout I want it back I want it back I want
it back I don’t just want to look like a Christian I want a fire in my heart I don’t want to go through the motions here’s what you do remember from where
you have fallen remember from where you have fallen repent
let’s look at the scripture together repent and let’s read the next part
together and feel the feelings you felt at first well isn’t that how we treat
passion like it’s a sensation but yet when he challenges their passion he
calls them to action do the things you did at first it’s a decision not a
sensation sit down let me tell you something else do it do it do it do it how do I get it
back okay I’m gonna pray Lord I want my passion
back and it ain’t coming not like that you don’t pray to get it back you
practice do the things you did at first
I don’t feel grateful anymore be grateful I don’t feel excited anymore be
excited I don’t feel love anymore be loving do it do it do it
what’s it what you did at first do it practice can I show you something you got a
second is this word good I sure enjoyed preparing it I think I like cooking this
better than you could ever like eating it while I was preparing it watch this
Blakeney the Lord gave me an illustration of it you guys may
not know the names of these musicians I mentioned them already on the platform
one of our musicians here LJ he’s a little newer to the team but he’s
got passion and he’s not some young buck who always wanted to be on the stage
he’s done some things he’s uh he’s wasted some seasons and I didn’t
know about him I was looking for somebody in this particular position and
I wanted somebody who would have not just the technical skills or proficiency
to be back here but someone who would have the passion for it you know how I
knew he was the guy he said that when I send in my scriptures for them to put on
the screen he begs the people that get the email with the scriptures if he can
see them so he can figure out what I’m gonna preach on so he can start thinking
through what song he might start playing when I start closing see that’s passion
that’s passion and I brought him up because I love all of our team don’t
get me wrong you’re not my favorite or anything like that but just
uh something I heard that when he was he was living in Canada and which is known
for its passion love you Wayne Finch Stephen Finch God bless you guys but he
was going through a season and I’m not gonna tell all of his
details maybe you can ask him one day but he would sit when his
wife would go to bed at night he would put on his headphones and he would
practice playing with preachers online now he didn’t have a position but he had a
what a what a passion and he would put his headphones on so as not to disturb his
wife’s sleep I assume and I’m sure she appreciated that and he would play along
with the preaching I heard that there was a season where you would play along
with me online and I didn’t know who he was never heard of him never heard never
even heard his name they didn’t even call David’s name when he was out in the
field tending sheep come on I’m about to preach right section out I sure could use
your passion I sure could use it and see he didn’t have a position but
when you have a passion you practice you don’t wait for a position you don’t do it
because somebody’s watching you don’t do it cause it’s a performance you do it
cause it’s a passion and he didn’t know he was just killing lions he didn’t know
he was just killing bears but when Goliath came stepping forward to the
battle line he had been practicing and now he’s back there and I’m up here because he had a
passion passion will bring you from the pasture to the palace passion will bring you from
the lowest to the highest repent and get your passion back
come on take 15 seconds and praise Him passionately passionately passionately passionately come on Rock Hill come on Lake Norman come on UC get your passion back God’s not dead He’s not done with you get your passion back in place David said oh yeah I’ve been practicing
for this I’ve been waiting for an opportunity I’ve been waiting for a
giant see I can preach any way I want to preach I’ve been practicing you gotta practice your passion
practice I was riding home with Elijah just on Friday and we were filling up
the little gas cans with gas to put gas in the four-wheeler very spiritual
activity and we filled them up and put them in Holly’s suburban and I said
Elijah we gotta put them just right cuz if the gas sloshes around the back of
the car your mom isn’t going to be happy about our outing and he said dad I’m
worried cuz all the way here they were sliding around in the back
but I said don’t worry boy they might have been sliding on the way but they
were empty now that they’re full they’re not going anywhere
I started preaching to Elijah while I’m driving I’m
practicing preaching is not just my profession it’s my passion if you got
passion you aught to preach in the car you aught to preach in the kitchen you aught to worship God Monday Tuesday it’s my passion my passion I practice my passion I
practice my passion practice practice practice practice practice practice find
seven people tell them practice practice practice practice practice practice you
never know you never know what God might wanna do through you you gotta practice you
gotta practice well I would pray but I just don’t feel anything when I pray you
hadn’t practiced enough if you would pray two minutes you would see the peace
that two minutes brings and tomorrow you’d want to pray five if you practice if
you’d open your Bible and read a verse you’d want to read two you might read four
you might read eight you might finish the book of Galatians before the week is
over if you would practice practice I’m practicing so if you ever see me in the
grocery store and I’m mumbling I’m not crazy
I’m practicing I’m practicing I’m practicing I’m practicing what are you
doing throwing that stick on the ground Moses I’m practicing cause I gotta use
this stick to part the waters but until I practice I can’t perform it and you’ve
lost your passion because you stopped practicing hey thank you for watching make sure you
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100 thoughts on “Get Your Passion Back | Pastor Steven Furtick”

  1. These people dont need passion, they need Jesus and His Holy Spirit to dwell in them through the new birth.

  2. This message is so on time for me! God knew I needed this, because I know Iโ€™m losing my passion for Jesus since Iโ€™m going through bipolar disorder & depression. I need my passion back!

  3. I think i lost my passion, but now i knew that i already stop practice
    Thanks Jesus
    Thanks ps. Steve

  4. Whoever's running this page can you please start putting the link to the actual sermon in the info section? Please and thank you.

  5. Until you practice, you can't perform. You lost your passion because you stopped practicing .
    Thank you ,always blessing my soul.
    God bless you!!

  6. Wow the name of my Ministry is created 4 passion … I'm just scrolling through tonight and I heard this glory to God

  7. Honestly this was on my mind just a few moments ago because I felt like my life has been on pause since I left. I didnโ€™t know there was a verse pertaining to this, but one thing I will do is pray to get it back and let no one or nothing deter me again.

  8. I lost my passion and being thinking how to gain it back, every time I try my past hold me down but today I find a way to gain it back. Thanks so much for this massage glory be to the lord for i have gain my passion for praise again

  9. I've lost all passion for my business after our son passed away at 33 weeks old. I've fought the past 5 years to make this business what it is. I have lost the passion for something I once loved doing. I pray for something new, or to find that passion again.

  10. Wow! I'm so blessed and thankful to God because I finally watched this. I've been seeing this video few days ago and I know there is something about it. I just don't play it because I get distracted by some videos. ๐Ÿ˜ข Now I know why God keeps me seeing this video and why is it always in "recommended" because God wants me to realize something.

  11. Wooow.. Wow!!! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸฆฑIโ€™m sitting here in tears rn bc about idk ig a ur or so ago I got that scripture in revelation after a Prayer and boy ol boy did the enemy use that to ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ™„confound me for quite sometime ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ but just now I got a great amazing revelation from ya Pastor Stephen, and I felt a great peace encompass me, n enter me deep in my soul, where something had been rubbing my soul like a pebble in my shoe.. and Now I realize๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿฆฑ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜ God meant that Iโ€™d left my passion and not my abusive X husband( whom I still will Pray for but … Now onto being obedient!! Letโ€™s get that Passion pumpinโ€™!!! Ty so very much ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸผโœŠ๐ŸผI want to come see you live so badly !! And I will !! Bc all things are possible through Christ ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ—ฃ

  12. I needed this right now and my God Almighty sent this message to me when I was just praying about how I wanted to be the same person when I was in my first love stage with God and I saw this and knew this was a message from my Glorious God Almighty who listens to my prayer even when I donโ€™t think he is and feel all alone he is right there by my side โ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿฅบ

  13. THANK YOU LORD! This is what I needed. This is what you have been telling me and I just didnโ€™t realise it until now.

  14. This Might be his best sermon yet! I love how he took us back to the Baptist church ! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

  15. I listen to this four times, and the four times I listened to it, I was fed each time; practice makes better.

  16. This was such an on time message. Last night I was praying Lord help me to get my passion back and show me how. I listened to this message and I have great directions on how to do that, do what you did before. Thank You & God Bless you Pastor Steve

  17. MY GOD ALMIGHTY!! I hear you Father!!! WOW, That's all GOD!!! Pastor Furtick, truly God has used your sermons..I can always apply them to my life one way or another..Thing is I know its GOD speaking through you..Thank you for being obedient! I'm telling you Sir God is not done with you..MY GOD..He has so much more instore as you know..True Man of GOD!! GOD BLESS YOU WITH AN OVERFLOW IN JESUS MIGHTY NAME

  18. From PH. Thank you Pastor Steven. God leads me to sermons like this when He knows I need it.

  19. I've been watching this repeatedly. It strucks my heart. Practice. The message found me right. God still waits for me. #confirmation Yay! ๐Ÿ’™

  20. Iโ€™m listening to this while getting ready for school and Iโ€™ve never been more motivated. Thank you for this

  21. Passion is a decision, not a sensation

    Passion comes from practice. Do it

    You don't wait for a position, you practice if you have a passion

  22. Amen!! Thank You Pastor!! God is good all the time. Thank You Lord for speaking to me through Pastor Steven this evening. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘โค๏ธ

  23. This is my word! I'm gonna study again and take that exam again and I will make it!!!!

    I can't wait to meet you oneday. God bless you

  24. This guy is GARBAGE. He's just talking. And not really reading from the bible.. making thing up. Fake wannabe pastor.

  25. I love to sing dance and write
    Sometimes for the Lord sometimes for myself. Like an outlet it heals me changes my mood to good instantly. After going through much turmoil in life I stopped I lost my mojo and no matter how much I tried I didnt feel complete even with God on my side. I've just begun writing and sung at church tears filled my eyes with joy. I felt so alive. I have to keep pushing I have to keep the passion alive!!! Great message. You're a healer by nature.

  26. Beautiful stage setting! It gives an atmosphere of the ancient <3 and pastor, you fit perfectly in it! Thank you for your message

  27. Iโ€™m divorcing officially soon in a week time . I do not wish to dwell on sadness and disappointment. My husband has no more passion in me but said to me that he regretted meeting me and me being his wife . I have four kids .
    I leave it all to GODโ€™s hand . Pray for my marriage and may GOD work in his heart as HE did in mine . May both of us move on with our lives in GODโ€™s guidance .

  28. Last Week I was sooooo on fire and my spirit was really strong but then something happened, sin came and it caused me to fall so low that I thought God has abandoned me. So I decided to pray and asked him to fogive my sins and give me the spiritual strength I had before… but nothing happened. So I started seeking for answers and landed on this video. And I saw the verse saying: "Consider how far you have fallen!"๐Ÿ˜ญ

    So I prayed again and told him " Lord I have fallen so so low from you I'm sorry please give me the strength I had before and grab hold of my hand cause I won't let go and please don't let go as well. I love you Lord and I thank you. Amen"

    Guessed what happened after that๐Ÿ˜‰ —> ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

  29. Whoaaaa I was just saying this ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Iโ€™m blown away THANK YOU JESUS!! I was just saying I wanted my fire back for JESUS ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ—ฃ HALLELUJAH HALLELUJAH .. LIGHT ME BACK ON FIRE FOR YOU LORD .. Iโ€™m yours ..

  30. Hallelujah hallelujah my God this is amazing now I know you truly do hear me when Iโ€™m speaking ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข

  31. Wow I didn't think I could get my passion back .. but now it doesn't seem so impossible anymore! Thanks for your passion Pastor ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

  32. โ˜€๏ธThanks for the encouragement Elevation ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿฅฆ๐Ÿฅฆ #BroccoliPL

  33. This message was the push that I needed from the Lord to get over my physical pain and circumstances and decided to serve the Lord with all the gifts He has given me. It doesn't matter how sick I am. I started preaching again. Serving playing the guitar again. Leading the young and teaching at church again and it has been the most enriching months of my life. The privilege of serving him had fulfilled my soul so much. My circumstances haven't change. I am still sick. However while I serve the Lord I refuge myself in His holy presence where no pain has any place. This is only temporary. He is coming soon. In His presence I can feel only his power, love and peace! Praise the Lord because He is good and his mercy endures forever!!๐Ÿค—

  34. Mr furtick I don't know if u read these comments. But please pray for my friend Nigel. He gets these headaches so bad that he blackout when he gets them. The doctors don't know what's causing them, we live Trinidad so he can't afford to go see the best doctors. They just say that the headaches will eventually kill him. Please pray for him for God to heal him please.

  35. Amen amennn Ammeennn ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ passion needs practice.. thank YOU LORD… ๐Ÿคฉ

  36. God works in mysterious ways and itโ€™s no mystery that our great Lord works through Pastor Steven Furtick! Thank you for your passionate sermons. God is love and we are created in his image- have a blessed days and have fun at practice!

  37. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Hallelujah!!!!!! Great message right there! LORD Jesus, help me to trust YOU more, study YOUR word more, focus on YOU more, help me to go back to my passion in Jesus Mighty Name. God bless you Pastor Steven

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