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Created to become like jesus

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Created to become like jesus

  1. 1. Purpose #3 Created to Become Like Jesus
  2. 2. No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead… Philippians 3:13
  3. 3. 1. Focus.
  4. 4. Becoming like Jesus means…
  5. 5. What is the one thing you can do, that by doing that everything else becomes easier or unnecessary? (Keller, Gary; Papasan, Jay: The ONE Thing )
  6. 6. a. Must understand that multitasking is a lie. b. Must not confuse activity with progress. c. Must be mindful of the drift.
  7. 7. 2. Forget.
  8. 8. Epilanthanomai: to forget, neglect, to overlook, especially the effects that go with failing to notice
  9. 9. Mathew 5:44 But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! 45 In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven.
  10. 10. Two areas of intentional forgetfulness: a. Positive things that happened to you. b. Negative things that happened to you.
  11. 11. Ezekiel 18:22 All their past sins will be forgotten…
  12. 12. 3. Forward.
  13. 13. Going forward is risky. God honors, God honoring risk.
  14. 14. We must minister based on imagination, not memory.
  15. 15. Deuteronomy 1:6 “When we were at Mount Sinai, the Lord our God said to us, ‘You have stayed at this mountain long enough. 7 It is time to break camp and move on…
  16. 16. Familiar ≠ Holy Familiar ≠ Better Familiar ≠ Productive
  17. 17. Mindful of three things: Drift. Morph. Settle.
  18. 18. No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead… Philippians 3:13
  19. 19. You have the choice: Who you surround yourself with. Who you allow in your space. What you allow in your brain.
  20. 20. No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead… Philippians 3:13
  21. 21. This resource is brought to you by: www.leadsu.org A Ministry of the Southern Union Ministerial Department Contact us @ rhernandez@southernunion.com

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