CHOICE
GETTING

READY

FOR

THE

REST

OF

YOUR

LIFE
ONE OF THE
GREATEST
GIFTS GOD
GAVE US
WAS THE
FREEDOM
TO CHOOSE.
WE MAKE
OUR
CHOICES
THEN OUR
CHOICES
MAKE US.
FOR MOST OF
US, WHAT WE
ARE TODAY IS
THE RESULT OF
THE CHOICES
WE HAVE MADE
IN OUR LIFE.
WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM YOUR LIFE
FROM THIS MOMENT FOWARD?
ES
IC
HO
C

FOUR RESOLUTIONS FOR 2014
HEBREWS 11:24-27
I T W A S B Y F A I T H T H A T M O S E S , W H E N H E G R E W U P,
REFUSED TO BE CALLED THE SON OF PHAR...
CHOICE NUMBER ONE

I CHOOSE
TO BE THE
ME GOD
MADE ME
TO BE.
IDENTITY CRISIS

WHO AM
I
R E A L LY ?

WE EITHER
SUFFER
FROM A
NEED TO
BE LIKED
OR A NEED
TO BE
ACCEPTED.
WHO ARE
YOU
LETTING
DETERMINE
YOUR
IDENTITY?
WHO GOD MADE ME TO BE
W O R K M AT E S

FRIENDS

C H U R C H F A M I LY

PA R E N T S

THE CHOICE
PRETEND OR BE ME?
ROM. 12:2
!

D O N ’ T C O P Y T H E B E H AV I O R A N D
CUSTOMS OF THIS WORLD, BUT LET
GOD TRANSFORM YOU INTO A NEW
P E ...
JEREMIAH 29:11
!

FOR I KNOW THE PLANS I
H AV E F O R Y O U , S AY S T H E
LORD. THEY ARE PLANS FOR
GOOD AND NOT FOR
DISAS...
YOUR FIRST LIFE SHAPING CHOICE

I CHOOSE
TO NO
MORE BE
DEFINED BY
ANYONE
EXCEPT
GOD!
I CHOOSE

SHORT TERM
PA I N S O I
CAN
ACHIEVE
LONG TERM
GAIN

CHOICE NUMBER TWO

KNOW
PAIN
KNOW
GAIN
MOST OF OUR PROBLEMS IN
LIFE COME FROM CHOICES
F O R I N S TA N T GRATIFICATION.
E A C H D AY Y O U M U S T C H O O S E …
!

T H E PA I N O F
DISCIPLINE OR
T H E PA I N O F
REGRET!
F O U R D A I LY C H O I C E S …
1. L E T G O D B E ‘ T H E G O D ’ O F
E A C H D AY.
2. B E C O M E A S T U D E N T O F L...
S H O R T T E R M PA I N H E L P S M E G R OW
ROMANS 5:3-4

WE CAN REJOICE, TOO, WHEN WE RUN
INTO PROBLEMS AND TRIALS, FOR...
YOUR SECOND LIFE SHAPING CHOICE

I CHOOSE
SHOT TERM
PAIN SO I
CAN
ACHIEVE
LONG TERM
GAIN!
CHOICE NUMBER THREE

I CHOOSE
GOD’S
VALUES,
NOT THE
WORLD’S.
T W O VA L U E S Y S T E M S
GOD
PURPOSE

WORLD
POPULARITY

PEOPLE

PLEASURE

PEACE OF MIND

POSSESSIONS

MOSES CHOSE!

MO...
W H AT M AT T E R M O S T
IN YOUR LIFE?
PURPOSE

POPULARITY

PEOPLE

PLEASURE

PEACE OF MIND

POSSESSIONS
IF YOU DON’T DECIDE
W H AT ’ S I M P O R TA N T
IN YOUR LIFE, OTHER
PEOPLE ARE GOING
TO DECIDE IT FOR
YOU!
M O S E S WA S L O O K I N G A H E A D
V I S I O N S E T S VA L U E S .
!

W H AT Y O U K E E P
L O O K I N G AT W I L L
D...
YOUR THIRD LIFE SHAPING CHOICE

I CHOOSE
TO LIVE BY
GOD’S
VALUES
NOT BY THE
WORLD’S.
I CHOOSE

TO LIVE
B Y FA I T H ,
NOT BY
FEAR.

CHOICE NUMBER FOUR

FAITH
H O W T O L I V E B Y FA I T H
1. CHOOSE TO BE THE YOU GOD
MADE YOU TO BE.
2. CHOOSE SHORT TERM PAIN TO
ACHIEVE LONG TERM ...
YOUR FOURTH LIFE SHAPING CHOICE

I CHOOSE
TO LIVE
BY FAITH
NOT BY
FEAR.
H O W T O L I V E B Y FA I T H
1. WHO YOU PUT YOUR FAITH IN
IS WHAT MATTERS MOST.
2. GET SUPPORT FROM YOUR
CELL FAMILY.
3....
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One of the greatest gifts we have been given is the gift of choice. We make our choices and then our choices make us. sadly, some of us make the kind of choice that brings negative consequences.

I preached a message to start 2014 with our church titled CHOICES and this is the slideshow that went with the message.

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CHOICE: Making a New Years Choice for 2014

  1. 1. CHOICE GETTING READY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE
  2. 2. ONE OF THE GREATEST GIFTS GOD GAVE US WAS THE FREEDOM TO CHOOSE.
  3. 3. WE MAKE OUR CHOICES THEN OUR CHOICES MAKE US.
  4. 4. FOR MOST OF US, WHAT WE ARE TODAY IS THE RESULT OF THE CHOICES WE HAVE MADE IN OUR LIFE.
  5. 5. WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM YOUR LIFE FROM THIS MOMENT FOWARD?
  6. 6. ES IC HO C FOUR RESOLUTIONS FOR 2014
  7. 7. HEBREWS 11:24-27 I T W A S B Y F A I T H T H A T M O S E S , W H E N H E G R E W U P, REFUSED TO BE CALLED THE SON OF PHARAOH’S DAUGHTER. HE CHOSE TO SHARE THE OPPRESSION OF GOD’S PEOPLE INSTEAD OF ENJOYING THE FLEETING PLEASURES OF SIN. HE THOUGHT IT WAS BETTER TO SUFFER FOR THE SAKE O F C H R I S T T H A N T O O W N T H E T R E A S U R E S O F E G Y P T, F O R H E W A S L O O K I N G A H E A D T O H I S G R E AT R E WA R D . I T WA S B Y FA I T H T H AT M O S E S L E F T T H E L A N D O F E G Y P T , NOT FEARING THE KING’S ANGER. HE KEPT RIGHT ON GOING BECAUSE HE KEPT HIS EYES ON THE ONE WHO IS INVISIBLE.
  8. 8. CHOICE NUMBER ONE I CHOOSE TO BE THE ME GOD MADE ME TO BE.
  9. 9. IDENTITY CRISIS WHO AM I R E A L LY ? WE EITHER SUFFER FROM A NEED TO BE LIKED OR A NEED TO BE ACCEPTED.
  10. 10. WHO ARE YOU LETTING DETERMINE YOUR IDENTITY?
  11. 11. WHO GOD MADE ME TO BE W O R K M AT E S FRIENDS C H U R C H F A M I LY PA R E N T S THE CHOICE PRETEND OR BE ME?
  12. 12. ROM. 12:2 ! D O N ’ T C O P Y T H E B E H AV I O R A N D CUSTOMS OF THIS WORLD, BUT LET GOD TRANSFORM YOU INTO A NEW P E R S O N B Y C H A N G I N G T H E W AY YOU THINK. THEN YOU WILL LEARN TO KNOW GOD’S WILL FOR YOU, WHICH IS GOOD AND PLEASING A N D P E R F E C T.
  13. 13. JEREMIAH 29:11 ! FOR I KNOW THE PLANS I H AV E F O R Y O U , S AY S T H E LORD. THEY ARE PLANS FOR GOOD AND NOT FOR DISASTER, TO GIVE YOU A FUTURE AND A HOPE.
  14. 14. YOUR FIRST LIFE SHAPING CHOICE I CHOOSE TO NO MORE BE DEFINED BY ANYONE EXCEPT GOD!
  15. 15. I CHOOSE SHORT TERM PA I N S O I CAN ACHIEVE LONG TERM GAIN CHOICE NUMBER TWO KNOW PAIN KNOW GAIN
  16. 16. MOST OF OUR PROBLEMS IN LIFE COME FROM CHOICES F O R I N S TA N T GRATIFICATION.
  17. 17. E A C H D AY Y O U M U S T C H O O S E … ! T H E PA I N O F DISCIPLINE OR T H E PA I N O F REGRET!
  18. 18. F O U R D A I LY C H O I C E S … 1. L E T G O D B E ‘ T H E G O D ’ O F E A C H D AY. 2. B E C O M E A S T U D E N T O F L O N G T E R M G A I N B E H AV I O U R S . 3. S U R R O U N D Y O U R S E L F W I T H PEOPLE OF LIKE MIND. 4. W H E N Y O U F A L L D O W N , R E F E R TO NUMBER 1!
  19. 19. S H O R T T E R M PA I N H E L P S M E G R OW ROMANS 5:3-4 WE CAN REJOICE, TOO, WHEN WE RUN INTO PROBLEMS AND TRIALS, FOR WE K N O W T H AT T H E Y H E L P U S D E V E L O P ENDURANCE. AND ENDURANCE DEVELOPS STRENGTH OF CHARACTER, AND CHARACTER STRENGTHENS OUR C O N F I D E N T H O P E O F S A LV AT I O N .
  20. 20. YOUR SECOND LIFE SHAPING CHOICE I CHOOSE SHOT TERM PAIN SO I CAN ACHIEVE LONG TERM GAIN!
  21. 21. CHOICE NUMBER THREE I CHOOSE GOD’S VALUES, NOT THE WORLD’S.
  22. 22. T W O VA L U E S Y S T E M S GOD PURPOSE WORLD POPULARITY PEOPLE PLEASURE PEACE OF MIND POSSESSIONS MOSES CHOSE! MOSES GAVE UP!
  23. 23. W H AT M AT T E R M O S T IN YOUR LIFE? PURPOSE POPULARITY PEOPLE PLEASURE PEACE OF MIND POSSESSIONS
  24. 24. IF YOU DON’T DECIDE W H AT ’ S I M P O R TA N T IN YOUR LIFE, OTHER PEOPLE ARE GOING TO DECIDE IT FOR YOU!
  25. 25. M O S E S WA S L O O K I N G A H E A D V I S I O N S E T S VA L U E S . ! W H AT Y O U K E E P L O O K I N G AT W I L L D E T E R M I N E W H AT Y O U VA L U E .
  26. 26. YOUR THIRD LIFE SHAPING CHOICE I CHOOSE TO LIVE BY GOD’S VALUES NOT BY THE WORLD’S.
  27. 27. I CHOOSE TO LIVE B Y FA I T H , NOT BY FEAR. CHOICE NUMBER FOUR FAITH
  28. 28. H O W T O L I V E B Y FA I T H 1. CHOOSE TO BE THE YOU GOD MADE YOU TO BE. 2. CHOOSE SHORT TERM PAIN TO ACHIEVE LONG TERM GAIN. 3. CHOOSE TO LIVE BY GOD’S VALUES NOT THE WORLD’S.
  29. 29. YOUR FOURTH LIFE SHAPING CHOICE I CHOOSE TO LIVE BY FAITH NOT BY FEAR.
  30. 30. H O W T O L I V E B Y FA I T H 1. WHO YOU PUT YOUR FAITH IN IS WHAT MATTERS MOST. 2. GET SUPPORT FROM YOUR CELL FAMILY. 3. ASK AND EXPECT GOD TO HELP.

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