Dying To Self By Serving Others

TOPIC: Dying To Self By Serving Others TEXT: Mt 28:18-20; Rom 12:4-8 1Pet 4:10-11 MEMORY VERSE: Rom 13:8 INTRODUCTION As a child of God, you have a privileged responsibility to be in ministry alongside others in the Body of Christ. To accomplish His purposes in your area(s) of service, God...

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Biblical Principles Of Stewardship II (Time Management)

TOPIC: Biblical Principles Of Stewardship II (Time Management) TEXT: Jas 4:13-16; 2Tim 2:15; Ps 1:1-3; 119:1 MEMORY VERSE: Pro 16:3 INTRODUCTION The stewardship of your time is not to be focused on fulfilling your self-centred desires but instead must acknowledge and demonstrate God’s sovereignty in your life (Pro 16:9; Mt...

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Biblical Principles Of Stewardship I

TOPIC: Biblical Principles Of Stewardship I TEXT: Lk 12:35-48; 16:10-12; 2Cor 9:6-15 MEMORY VERSE: 1Cor 4:2 INTRODUCTION God is sovereign over all of His creation, yet He graciously allows you to be a steward over what He places in your care. Your motivation to be a faithful steward is to...

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TOPIC: Dealing With Self III

TOPIC: Dealing With Self III TEXT: Rom 6:12-13; Gal 5:19-21; Eph 4:1-3; Col 3:5-10 MEMORY VERSE: Rom 12:21 INTRODUCTION You must decisively “put off” a pre-occupation with self, which is sin, in order to “put on” a life committed to Christ, pleasing to the Lord. God’s view concerning self emphasizes...

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Pleasing Self Or Pleasing God

TOPIC: Pleasing Self Or Pleasing God TEXT: Mk. 7:20-23; Gal. 5:17-25 MEMORY VERSE: Jas 1:13-14. INTRODUCTION Your focus for living, either to please self or to God, is revealed by your responses to life’s situations (2Cor 5:14-15; Col 1:9-12; Jas 1:14-15). This focus is dramatically illustrated by the translation of...

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BIBLE STUDY: Covetousness And Greed

TOPIC: Covetousness And Greed TEXT: Mt 6:25-33; Lk 12:16-21; Gal 5:19-21; Col 3:5-11 MEMORY VERSE: Rom 13:14 INTRODUCTION Covetousness and greed are sins that reveal a self-focus that questions God’s work and provisions in your life. These sins must be “put off” out of your commitment to live for Jesus...

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Envy And Jealousy

TOPIC: Envy And Jealousy TEXT: Gal 5:19-21; 1Tim 6:3-5 MEMORY VERSE: Gal 5:26 INTRODUCTION Envy and Jealousy are sins that reveal a self-focus that questions God’s work and provision in your life. These sins must be “put off” out of your commitment to live for Jesus Christ (Rom 13:11-14; Tit...

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Dealing With Self (God’s View)

TOPIC: Dealing With Self (God’s View) TEXT: Lk 9:23-24; 1Cor 3:19-20; 1Jn 2:15-17 MEMORY VERSE: Pro 14:12 INTRODUCTION The supreme challenge you will face in making Christ-honouring, biblical changes is dying to self. The biblical perspective concerning “self” is exactly opposite to what the wisdom of this world proclaims (Isa...

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Dealing With Self (Man’s View)

TOPIC: Dealing With Self (Man’s View) TEXT: Lk 9:23-25; Mt 22:37-40; Mt 10:34-39 MEMORY VERSE: Pro 14:12 INTRODUCTION The wisdom of this world teaches that many of your problems stem from a “bad self-¬image” or “low self-esteem.” The natural man’s wisdom also states that you must learn to love yourself...

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DEVOUT RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD: Cornelius

TOPIC DEVOUT RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD: Cornelius TEXT Acts 10:1-48 MEMORY VERSE Acts 10:34-35 INTRODUCTION Godly devotion is a loving and reverential relationship with God (Deut 10:12). Cornelius was a Centurion (Captain) commanding 100 soldiers among an Italian Regiment (or Band) of usually 600 soldiers (Act 10:1). In the Roman army,...

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