Trapped – Week 4


Trapped
4 – Fear of Losing Control
4/12/17 (HS)

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“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”                    2 Timothy 1:7

“Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.” Proverbs 12:25

1. Are you distressed when things don’t go as planned?
2. Do you often worry about things that are beyond your control?
3. Do you lose sleep over pressing issues?
4. Is it hard to turn off your mind?
5. Does the unknown scare you?
6. Do you often imagine the worst-case scenario?Read the rest

Trapped – Week 3


Trapped
3 – Fear of Intimacy
4/5/17 (HS)

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“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”                      2 Timothy 1:7

“All my intimate friends abhor me, and those whom I loved have turned against me.” Job 19:19

1. Fear of intimacy makes us distant.

“But the Lord God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?” And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.” Genesis 3:9-10

2. Fear of intimacy makes us defensive.Read the rest

Trapped – Week 2


Trapped
2 – Fear of Failure
3/29/17 (HS)

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“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7

“Fail trying. Don’t fail watching” (Bob Goff)

Everyone fears failure.  

“He also who had received the one talent came forward, saying, ‘Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you scattered no seed, so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here, you have what is yours.’” Matthew 25:24-25

“But his master answered him, ‘You wicked and slothful servant!Read the rest

[Anti]heroes – Week 2


[Anti]heroes
2 – David’s Courage
6/12/16 (MS)

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Courage is the ability to look at an impossible situation and see the possible.

“The Philistines now mustered their army for battle… Saul countered by gathering his troops… So the Philistines and Israelites faced each other on opposite hills, with the valley between them. Then Goliath, a Philistine champion… came out of the Philistine ranks to face the forces of Israel. He was a giant of a man, measuring over nine feet tall! He wore a bronze helmet and a coat of mail that weighed 125 pounds. He also wore bronze leggings, and he slung a bronze javelin over his back… his spear was as heavy and thick as a weaver’s beam, tipped with an iron spearhead that weighed fifteen pounds.Read the rest