The Pursuit of Happiness
The pursuit to happiness is paved with spiritual disciplines.  The Pursuit of Happiness
Jesus spoke more on the topic of stewardship than any other topic in the Bible.  Stewardship is a major part of disciplesh...
1.  A steward is one who has been  entrusted  with someone else’s stuff to make the most of it for the one who owns it. . ...
2.  We are stewards of our  time ,  resources , and  opportunities.   The Pursuit of Happiness
3.  If we are faithful with what we have been chosen to steward, we will be  blessed  and  rewarded .  The Pursuit of Happ...
Mt 25:21 "His master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will...
4.  Being a steward of your time means: a.  You firmly establish the priority of your life of practicing the  spiritual di...
Pr 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;  in all your ways acknowledge him, an...
<ul><li>About being a steward of your resources (money): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a.  Our use of money is a basic  TEST  of s...
<ul><li>About being a steward of your resources (money): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>c.  The place to begin in our stewardship o...
The Pursuit of Happiness <ul><li>Being a steward of your opportunities means investing your time in what will  matter most...
<ul><li>Helpful ideas on being a good steward: </li></ul><ul><li>1.  Realize everything you have is given to us from God. ...
3.  Be faithful to what God has given.  4.  Commit to joining the 40 Day Spiritual Journey to a more generous life. The Pu...
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  1. 1. The Pursuit of Happiness
  2. 2. The pursuit to happiness is paved with spiritual disciplines. The Pursuit of Happiness
  3. 3. Jesus spoke more on the topic of stewardship than any other topic in the Bible. Stewardship is a major part of discipleship. The Pursuit of Happiness
  4. 4. 1. A steward is one who has been entrusted with someone else’s stuff to make the most of it for the one who owns it. . The Pursuit of Happiness
  5. 5. 2. We are stewards of our time , resources , and opportunities. The Pursuit of Happiness
  6. 6. 3. If we are faithful with what we have been chosen to steward, we will be blessed and rewarded . The Pursuit of Happiness
  7. 7. Mt 25:21 &quot;His master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master's happiness!'
  8. 8. 4. Being a steward of your time means: a. You firmly establish the priority of your life of practicing the spiritual disciplines b. You set goals reviewing them daily and being accountable to achieving them. c. You daily ask God to direct your steps. The Pursuit of Happiness
  9. 9. Pr 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your paths.
  10. 10. <ul><li>About being a steward of your resources (money): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. Our use of money is a basic TEST of stewardship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. Our use of money is a basic TEST of our TRUST in God. </li></ul></ul>The Pursuit of Happiness
  11. 11. <ul><li>About being a steward of your resources (money): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>c. The place to begin in our stewardship of money is with the tithe. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>God will provide for us if we are faithful to give </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving earns eternal rewards in heaven </li></ul></ul>The Pursuit of Happiness
  12. 12. The Pursuit of Happiness <ul><li>Being a steward of your opportunities means investing your time in what will matter most. </li></ul><ul><li>Some Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Good Deeds </li></ul><ul><li>Serving the Poor </li></ul><ul><li>Ministering to others </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Helpful ideas on being a good steward: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Realize everything you have is given to us from God. </li></ul><ul><li>Realize that the way you are living your life is preparing you for the afterlife. </li></ul>The Pursuit of Happiness
  14. 14. 3. Be faithful to what God has given. 4. Commit to joining the 40 Day Spiritual Journey to a more generous life. The Pursuit of Happiness

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