BOLD MinistryJoanne Highley BOLD MinistryKeys to maintaining a deep fellowship with the Lord: Change your schedule and you will change your life. Schedule an appointment with God with a specific time and place. Pray for Gods help to keep your appointment with Him. Dont be discouraged! No one starts a discipline at 100%. Aim at an overall pattern so your devotional times become consistent. Remind yourself that the Lord Jesus is with you and His Spirit really lives in you as your new nature.The Lord desires your fellowship even more than you do His and He rewards those who seekHim.Pitfalls of the flesh Denial: And if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you dont fall. I Cor. 10:12 Playing with fire: Proverbs 5:12-23 and Proverbs 4:20-27 Overindulging: Proverbs 23-1-3 and Ephesians 4:17-32 Sins of the Mouth: James 3:3-12 and Proverbs 12:13-22 People-pleasing: James 3:13-18Pitfalls of the spirit Legalism- Romans 3 19-31and Romans 6:11-19 Thinking God will do it all-I Peter 1:22 and Ephesians 4:20 and Hebrews 5:7-14 Turning our will over to God- Joshua 14:24 Beware of extremes: Philippians 4:4-9 Using discernment as judgment of others: Matthew 18-22-35The secret protection provided with spiritual alignment and covering- I Cor. 11 and I Cor 4How to judge spiritual leadership and operate in spiritual authority in these last times: Study the Word-II Timothy 2:15 Do not worship leaders Check their teaching and their hearts Have godly counsel before coming out from under authority Do come out from under the authority if it has become ungodly.