Living the Christian life

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Basic tips on living the daily christian life

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Living the Christian life

  1. 1. Luke 5:1-11<br />
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  7. 7. We Could Look At Several Things<br />From This Passage:<br />Jesus Able And Willing To Teach…. <br />Work Ethic ….<br />Always Be Available….<br />Use What Gifts God Has Given You….<br />Learning To Fish For Men….<br />
  8. 8. We Want To Look At …<br />Obedience<br />Choices<br />Listening To God<br />
  9. 9. Obedience <br />We Don’t Find Out What GOD Wants First Then We Decide Whether Or Not To Obey James 1:22-25<br />He Is GOD And He Calls The Shots<br />Makes the rules….<br />Gives the Orders….<br />Delayed Obedience Is Disobedience<br />
  10. 10. Choices <br />We make them every day and <br /> they effect our lives greatly….<br /> Big or small they matter….<br />Need to make WISE choices…. <br />
  11. 11. Listening<br />Listen to other people Prov.12:15<br />Learn to Listen to God<br />1 Sam 3:9-11<br />
  12. 12. Ron I’m Listening but…<br />How Do I Know When GOD Is Speaking To Me? <br /> Of Course I Will Obey If GOD Says…<br />He’s not Live speaking To Me Like He Did To Peter And Samuel<br />
  13. 13. What are ways God speaks to us today??<br />The WORD Luke 4:4 21:33 <br />Spouse/Parents Prov.31:26-28 Ex 20:12<br />Godly Counsel Prov. 1:2-4<br />History/Past Experiences<br />
  14. 14. GOD “speaks” To All People….<br />GOD Is Willing That None Should Perish…<br />Those Who Respond And Become HIS, <br />GOD Then “speaks” To Us Often…<br />Are We Listening ..Are We Obeying GOD?<br />
  15. 15. We want you to think of some things/decisions that you or someone you know is going through …..<br />If we have time we will take that through this process and try to “find” Gods answer<br />
  16. 16. Prayer the other element…<br />After Checking Gods Word, Counseling with parents /spouse and other Godly people<br />Continuously learning lessons from our history/experiences ……<br />We then take all the TIME possible and Pray seriously! <br />Not just say we will but Do it!<br />
  17. 17. Prayer<br />Talk to God tell Him the good the bad and the ugly…<br />He already knows that …<br /><ul><li>We don’t know what to do
  18. 18. We need direction
  19. 19. We are confused
  20. 20. We may be frustrated
  21. 21. We may even be angry</li></ul>He LOVES us unconditionally <br />
  22. 22. Prayer The Back SIDE<br /><ul><li>Sometimes just Talking (praying) to God outloud helps us discern what to do
  23. 23. Praying/thinking/mulling it over between God and our selves
  24. 24. Helps to put problem in “perspective”
  25. 25. Often helps remove fear and mystery</li></li></ul><li>We NEED to LISTEN to God as well as talk to God<br />He does not “speak verbally” through dreams or visions…<br />He gives us PEACE JOY COMFORT in our heart of hearts<br />Not always does He remove the problem/situation<br />
  26. 26. But we NEVER go through it alone…<br />Daniel 3:14-ff<br />Psalms 23:4-6<br />
  27. 27. We want you to think of some things/decisions that you or someone you know is going through …..<br />If we have time we will take that through this process and try to “find” Gods answer<br />

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