2011.11.13 attitudes of success part 6 (1)


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2011.11.13 attitudes of success part 6 (1)

  1. 1. Attitudes of SuccessFear of the Lord: BoundariesTrust in the Lord: OutcomesHumility: PositionTeachability: Short-cutsPatience: Harvest
  2. 2. Patience: Enjoying the Fruit of Your Life Without Bitterness
  3. 3. Patience:●Has its origins in God.
  4. 4. Patience:Romans 15:5 May the God whogives endurance andencouragement give you a spiritof unity among yourselves asyou follow Christ…
  5. 5. Patience:●Worthy of great honor.
  6. 6. Patience:2 Thessalonians 1:4 AmongGods churches we boast aboutyour perseverance and faith inall the persecutions and trialsyou are enduring.
  7. 7. Patience:●It is to characterize God’s people.
  8. 8. Patience:Colossians 1:11 Beingstrengthened with all poweraccording to his glorious mightso that you may have greatendurance and patience. Mayyou be filled with joy.
  9. 9. Patience:●The key to enjoying His promises.
  10. 10. Patience:Hebrews 6:12 We do not wantyou to become lazy, but toimitate those who through faithand patience inherit what’s beenpromised.
  11. 11. Patience:●The key to enjoying His promises.
  12. 12. Patience:Hebrews 6:12 We do not wantyou to become lazy, but toimitate those who through faithand patience inherit what hasbeen promised.
  13. 13. Patience:●Patience is THE attitude for adversity.
  14. 14. Patience:●Adversity is normal.
  15. 15. Patience:Ecclesiastes 11:8 However manyyears a man may live let himenjoy them all but let himremember the day of darknessfor they will be many.
  16. 16. Patience:●Patience overcomes adversity; it doesn’t stop it.
  17. 17. Patience:Proverbs 16:32 Better a patientman than a warrior, a man whocontrols his temper than he whotakes a city.
  18. 18. What is patience?"Hupomone"
  19. 19. Why is patience so important? ●It results in God’s blessing.
  20. 20. Why is patience so important? James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
  21. 21. Why is patience so important? ●It results in fully developed Christian character.
  22. 22. Why is patience so important? James 1:2 Dear brothers, is your life full of difficulties and temptation? Then be happy! 3For when the way is rough your patience has a chance to grow.
  23. 23. Why is patience so important? James 1:4 So let it grow! Dont try to squirm out of your problems. When your patience is in full bloom then you will be ready for anything, strong in character, full and complete.
  24. 24. Why is patience so important? ●Results in exponential payback (in time and eternity)
  25. 25. Why is patience so important? James 5:7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lords coming.
  26. 26. Why is patience so important? See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains.
  27. 27. Why is patience so important? 8You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lords coming is near.
  28. 28. Opposites to patience:●Pride
  29. 29. Opposites to patience:Ecclesiastes 7:8 The end of amatter is better than thebeginning; the patient in spirit isbetter than the proud in spirit.
  30. 30. Opposites to patience:●Anger
  31. 31. Opposites to patience:Proverbs 19:11 A mans wisdomgives him patience. It is to hisglory to overlook an offense.
  32. 32. Opposites to patience:Proverbs 22:24 Do not makefriends with a hot-temperedman... or you may learn his waysand become ensnared.
  33. 33. Opposites to patience:●Disgrace
  34. 34. Opposites to patience:Proverbs 14:17 A quick-tempered man does foolishthings.
  35. 35. Opposites to patience:●Haste
  36. 36. Opposites to patience:Proverbs 19:2 It is not good tohave zeal without knowledge,and he who is hasty misses hisway.
  37. 37. Opposites to patience:Proverbs 29:20 Do you see aman who speaks with haste?There is more hope for a foolthan for him.
  38. 38. Opposites to patience:Proverbs 28:20 ...He whohastens to be rich will not gounpunished.
  39. 39. Patience:●Patience develops through trials.
  40. 40. Patience:Romans 5:3 More than that werejoice in our sufferings,knowing that suffering producesperseverance
  41. 41. Patience:4and perseverance producescharacter and characterproduces hope...
  42. 42. Patience:Rev. 1:9 I, John your brotherand companion in the sufferingand kingdom and patientendurance that are ours in Jesus
  43. 43. Patience:was on the isle of Patmos due tothe word of God and thetestimony of Jesus.
  44. 44. Patience:●Farm your difficulties.
  45. 45. Patience:James 5:7 Be patient, then,brothers, until the Lordscoming. See how the farmerwaits for the land to yield itsvaluable crop and how patienthe is for the autumn and springrains.
  46. 46. Patience:8Be patient and stand firmbecause the Lords coming isnear. 9Dont grumble againsteach other or you will be judged.The Judge is standing at thedoor!
  47. 47. Patience:Galatians 6:9 let us not becomeweary in well-doing, for at theproper time we will reap aharvest if we do not give up!
  48. 48. Patience:10Therefore, as we haveopportunity, let us do good to allpeople, especially to those whoare of the household of faith.
  49. 49. Patience:2 Timothy 2:3 Endure sufferingalong with me, as a good soldierof Christ. 4Soldiers don’t get tiedup in the affairs of civilian life,for then they cannot please theofficer who enlisted them.
  50. 50. Patience:5And athletes cannot win theprize unless they follow therules. 6And hardworking farmersshould be the first to enjoy thefruit of their labor.