130123 BC&D-16 Platform Counseling

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There is a platform we each step onto at the start of every day, which is called the platform of exposure to sin. Our memory verse this week says it all.

Temptations are Always Stalking Us

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130123 BC&D-16 Platform Counseling

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING HOW TO COUNSEL & DISCIPLE PEOPLE USING THE PLATFORM OF EXPOSURE TO THE TEMPTATION TO SIN BC&D-15 The Biblical Dynamics of Change
  2. 2. TEMPTATIONS AREALWAYS STALKING US 1 Corinthians 10:13
  3. 3. 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NKJV) No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful,who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
  4. 4. THE SPIRITUAL LAW OF SOWING & REAPING Galatians 6:7-9
  5. 5. CONSEQUENCES IN DAILY LIFE Galatians 6:7-8; 1 Corinthians 4:5
  6. 6. NEGATIVECONSEQUENCES FOR BELIEVERS Galatians 5:19-21
  7. 7. NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES BELIEVERS CAN FACE• Wehave lost opportunities for service if we aren’t alert to God’s leadings.• We have a greater propensity to make the same bad choice the next time we’re tempted after having yielded to a particular sin.• We run the risk of an early death. Gods Word says if you partake with un-confessed, unrepentant sins, God will judge you and bring weakness and sickness into your life—and may ultimately take you home to heaven in an untimely death.
  8. 8. POSITIVECONSEQUENCES Matthew 6:19-21
  9. 9. LIFE COMES DOWN TO TWO CHOICES Romans 6:16-23 & 1 Corinthians 3:10-15
  10. 10. SPIRIT LED LIVING Matthew 16:24-27 & Galatians 2:19-21
  11. 11. THE HIGHCOST OF SIN
  12. 12. THE DOWNWARD STEPSOF UNGODLY CHOICES
  13. 13. The Platform of Exposure to the Temptation to Sin (1 Corinthians 10:13) Choice 1-Trifling with Sin (Ps. 66:18) Choice 2- Surrendering to Sin (Romans 6:13) Choice 3-Habitually Yielding to Sin (Romans 6:12) Choice 4-Abandonment to Sin (Eph. 4:19) Choice 5-Abandonment of God for Sin (Romans 1:28) Choice 6-Used by Satan to Tempt others (Rom. 1:32; 2 Tim. 2:26)Choice 7-Hell sampled on Earth (Romans 1:24,26,28; 2:8)
  14. 14. THE UPWARD STEPS OF GODLY CHOICES
  15. 15. Choice 7-Heaven (Eph. 2:6-10) Choice 6-Living as an Example (Phil. 3:17) Choice 5- Seeing the Beauty of Christ (Isaiah 33:17) Choice 4-Setting my Mind on Things Above (Col. 3:1-2) Choice 3-Seeking the Habit of Surrender (Rom. 6:18; 2 Cor. 2:14) Choice 2-Overcoming Sin by Faith (Hebrews 11:25-27) Choice 1-Deciding you Want to Obey God (Daniel 1:8)The Platform of Exposure to the Temptation to Sin (1 Corinthians 10:13)
  16. 16. MORTIFYING MY FLESHIS A LIFE-LONG STRUGGLE Hebrews 4:10-13
  17. 17. MAKING THE CHOICE EACH DAY TO BE: LIVING FOR JESUS
  18. 18. LIVING FOR JESUS A LIFE THAT IS TRUE, STRIVING TO PLEASE HIMIN ALL THAT I DO,YIELDING ALLEGIANCE, GLAD-HEARTED ANDFREE—THIS IS THE PATHWAY OF BLESSING FOR ME.LIVING FOR JESUS THRU EARTH’S LITTLE WHILE, MY DEARESTTREASURE THE LIGHT OF HIS SMILE, SEEKING THE LOST ONESHE DIED TO REDEEM, BRINGING THE WEARY TO FIND REST INHIM.CHORUS: O JESUS, LORD AND SAVIOR, I GIVE MYSELF TO THEE,FOR THOU IN THINE ATONEMENT DIDST GIVE THYSELF FORME. I OWN NO OTHER MASTER—MY HEART SHALL BE THYTHRONE: MY LIFE I GIVE, HENCEFORTH TO LIVE, O CHRIST, FORTHEE ALONE.—THOMAS O. CHISHOLM (1866-1960)

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