fail: how to ruin your life – Week 4


 

fail: how to ruin your life
4 – Be Dating-dumb
5/10/17 (HS)

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“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” James 1:5

The patterns that you practice now in dating will be carried on into your future marriage.

1.  You date someone your parents hate.

2.  You’re dating someone with no future.

“A lazy person will give you nothing but trouble: they will make you grind your teeth and weep out of frustration.” Proverbs 10:26

3.  You’re dating someone with no boundaries.

“So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness…”  2 Timothy 2:22

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fail: how to ruin your life – Week 1


fail: how to ruin your life
1 – Be Wisdumb without Wisdom
4/19/17

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“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” James 1:5

1. Pursue wisdom from desire

You’ve got to see the need before you will ask with the kind of faith necessary to receive.

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation.” 1 Peter 2:2

2. Understand wisdom is more than knowledge

“Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold.Read the rest

For the Win – Week 2


For the Win
2 – Wisdom
8/28/16 (MS)

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“And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul?” Matthew 16:26

“If you have integrity, it’s all that matters. If you don’t have integrity, it’s all that matters.”

Wisdom -the ability to judge correctly and to follow the best course of action, based on knowledge and understanding.

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”   Proverbs 1:7

We make our decisions and our decisions make us.

1. A wise person asks God for wisdom

“If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you.Read the rest

Choose Better: Week 4


 

Choose Better

4 – Choose Reputation

4/24/16(MS)

Podcast

Thinking about what I’ve learned from the past, where I am right now, and my future dreams, what is the wise thing for me to do?

Let go of the good so that you can grab hold of the better.

“Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.”         Proverbs 22:1

“God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.” Ephesians 1:5

“Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did.” 1 John 2:6

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Choose Better: Week 3


Choose Better
3 – Choose Wisdom
4/17/16 (MS)

Podcast

You’re going to have to let go of the good to grab a hold of the better. 

Thinking about what I’ve learned from the past, where I am right now, and my future dreams, what is the wise thing for me to do? 

We make our decisions and our decisions make us.
 
Give me now wisdom and knowledge to go out and come in before this people, for who can govern this people of yours, which is so great?” God answered Solomon, “Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked for possessions, wealth, honor, or the life of those who hate you, and have not even asked for long life, but have asked for wisdom and knowledge for yourself that you may govern my people over whom I have made you king, wisdom and knowledge are granted to you.Read the rest