Lifelines Sermon 3 (English)


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Lifelines Sermon 3 (English)

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  2. 2. A Lifeline is a short sentence thatcontains profound wisdom that can really help you to live life to the fullest now.<br />
  3. 3. Lifeline No. 1<br />“Life has a purpose.”<br />
  4. 4. Lifeline No. 2<br />“Life is a preparation.”<br />Umpisa<br />katapusan<br />
  5. 5. Lifeline No. 3<br />“Life requires balance.”<br />use<br />renew<br />ENERGY<br />
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  7. 7. Ecclesiastes 12:1-7<br />1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, &quot;I find no pleasure in them“… <br />
  8. 8. Ecclesiastes 12:1-7<br />2 …before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain…<br />
  9. 9. Ecclesiastes 12:1-7<br />3 …when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men stoop, when the grinders cease because they are few, and those looking through the windows grow dim…<br />
  10. 10. Ecclesiastes 12:1-7<br />4 …when the doors to the street are closed and the sound of grinding fades; when men rise up at the sound of birds, but all their songs grow faint…<br />
  11. 11. Ecclesiastes 12:1-7<br />5 …when men are afraid of heights and of dangers in the streets; when the almond tree blossoms and the grasshopper drags himself along and desire no longer is stirred. Then man goes to his eternal home and mourners go about the streets.<br />
  12. 12. Ecclesiastes 12:1-7<br />6 Remember him – before the silver cord is severed, or the golden bowl is broken; before the pitcher is shattered at the spring, or the wheel broken at the well, 7 and the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.<br />
  13. 13. GOD<br />
  14. 14. Lifeline No. 3<br />“Life requires balance.”<br />use<br />renew<br />ENERGY<br />
  15. 15. He who balanceshis lifefulfillshis purposein life.<br />
  16. 16. Exodus 20:8-11<br />8 “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God.”<br />
  17. 17. Exodus 20:8-11<br />On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservant or maidservant, nor your animals, nor the alien within your gates.<br />
  18. 18. Exodus 20:8-11<br />11 For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy. <br />
  19. 19. Lifeline No. 3<br />“Life requires balance.”<br />use<br />renew<br />ENERGY<br />
  20. 20. He who balanceshis lifefulfillshis purposein life.<br />
  21. 21. Mark 2:27-28<br />27 Then he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. 28 So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.”<br />
  22. 22. Lifeline No. 3<br />“Life requires balance.”<br />use<br />renew<br />ENERGY<br />
  23. 23. He who balanceshis lifefulfillshis purposein life.<br />
  24. 24. Application<br />Examine your lifestyle. Are you living an unbalanced life?<br />Repent and ask for forgiveness from the Lord.<br />Dedicate one day as your Sabbath and focus on the Lord on that day.<br />Protect that day and make it holy (special).<br />
  25. 25. What would happen<br />You will be able to focus your energy when you need it.<br />You will be able to fulfill God’s purpose for your life.<br />You will avoid too much stress.<br />You will have a positive outlook in life.<br />Your life will be meaningful and fulfilling.<br />
  26. 26. Lifeline No. 3<br />“Life requires balance.”<br />use<br />renew<br />ENERGY<br />
  27. 27. He who balanceshis lifefulfillshis purposein life.<br />
  28. 28. Share Group Discussion<br />Why do we often lose our focus in life?<br />What have you learned today about balancing your life?<br />What would you do differently now that you know that you need to balance your life?<br />