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God expects you to be aiming in your life to please Him. What is your goal? Part of the reason we sometimes fail to serve God is because of sin and fear. Setting these aside, we must aim higher in our …

God expects you to be aiming in your life to please Him. What is your goal? Part of the reason we sometimes fail to serve God is because of sin and fear. Setting these aside, we must aim higher in our holiness and service. (Based in part on “Do Hard Things” by Alex and Brent Harris.)

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  • 1. Aim Higher2 Corinthians 5.9, CB NT p. 316
  • 2. But he who is nobleplans noble things,and on noble thingshe stands. (Isaiah 32.8; CB OT p. 1126)
  • 3. and the complacencyof fools destroys them (Proverbs 1:32, CB OT p. 1000)
  • 4. What haveYOU plannedfor this year?
  • 5. So whether we areat home or away,we make it our AIMto please Him. (2 Corinthians 5:9; CB NT p. 316)
  • 6. So run thatyou mayobtain it. (1 Corinthians 9.24, CB NT p. 300)
  • 7. So I do notrun aimlessly. (1 Corinthians 9.26, CB NT p. 300)
  • 8. AimHigher
  • 9. sin
  • 10. fear
  • 11. 1 Samuel 7, CB OT p. 428
  • 12. fear
  • 13. AimHigher Holiness
  • 14. I disciplinemy body andkeep it undercontrol (1 Corinthians 9.27, CB NT p. 300)
  • 15. that each oneof you knowhow tocontrol hisown body inholiness andhonor (1 Thessalonians 4.4, CB NT p. 359)
  • 16. I will not bedominated byanything. (1 Corinthians 6.12, CB NT p. 295)
  • 17. that each oneof you knowhow tocontrol hisown body inholiness andhonor (1 Thessalonians 4.4, CB NT p. 359)
  • 18. AimHigher Service
  • 19. Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them (Romans 12.6,7, CB NT p. 282)
  • 20. And if youlend to thosefrom whomyou expect toreceive, whatcredit isthat to you?(Luke 6.34, CB NT p. 113)
  • 21. let us use them: Service Teach Exhorts Contribute Leads Acts of Mercy (Romans 12.6,7, CB NT p. 282)
  • 22. AimHigher
  • 23. AimHigherDo what ishard for you.
  • 24. AimHigherBe known forwhat you do.
  • 25. AimHigherPursue excellence,not excuses.
  • 26. AimHigher Holiness Service
  • 27. Will today be theday you decide to go to heaven?
  • 28. Lesson slideshows (with notes) and audio can be found at:www.churchofchristmiranda.com
  • 29. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.)Red Arrow: iStock_000004000652Target: iStock_000005861845Construction worker: iStock_000004272730Plans: iStock_000008148882Goliath: http://www.eborg2.com/BibleOT/600-BibleOT-041.JPGGoliath and David: http://www.eborg2.com/BibleOT/600-BibleOT-042.jpgJoshua: http://www.eborg2.com/BibleOT/600-BibleOT-548.jpgBall and Chain: iStock_000003045236Fear: gotoImageWashing feet: http://www.eborg2.com/Jesus-600/500-Jesus-242.jpgVisiting: iStock_000005017021Helping: iStock_000002258909
  • 30. Compiled and Presented by:Miscellaneous ’12 Dave Stewart 1 January , 2012#01 Las Cruces, NM www.churchofchristmiranda.com Aim Higher 2 Corinthians 5.9Synopsis: God expects you to be aiming in your life to please Him. What is your goal? Part of thereason we sometimes fail to serve God is because of sin and fear. Setting these aside, we must aimhigher in our holiness and service. (Based in part on “Do Hard Things” by Alex and Brent Harris.) “Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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