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Hs 08 Faithfulness

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Fruits of the Spirit

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Hs 08 Faithfulness

  1. 1. THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS<br />F<br />E<br />A<br />I<br />T<br />H<br />F<br />U<br />L<br />N<br />S<br />S<br />Lesson 8 <br />
  2. 2. Faith means to believe in a reality that is still invisible.<br />Faithfulness is a demonstration of our faith.<br />FAITHFULNESS is FAITH into action.<br />
  3. 3. Faithfulnessinvolves:<br /><ul><li>Reliability.
  4. 4. Honesty.
  5. 5. Integrity.
  6. 6. Loyalty.
  7. 7. Perseverance.
  8. 8. Strength.
  9. 9. Determination.</li></ul>JOSEPH<br />ELIEZER<br />DANIEL<br />Reliability<br />Honesty<br />Integrity<br />JONATHAN<br />JEREMIAH<br />PAUL<br />MOSES<br />Loyalty<br />Perseverance<br />Strength<br />Determination<br />WHICH PART OF FAITHFULNESS IS CHARACTERISTIC OF EACH OF THESE PEOPLE?<br />
  10. 10. There are more examples of faith and faithfulness in Hebrews 11<br />Abel<br />Enoch<br />Noah<br />Abraham<br />Sarah<br />Isaac<br />Jacob<br />
  11. 11. There are more examples of faith and faithfulness in Hebrews 11<br />Rahab<br />Gideon<br />Barak<br />Samson<br />Jephtah<br />David<br />Samuel<br />
  12. 12. GOD: THE SUPREME MODEL OF FAITHFULNESS<br />
  13. 13. GOD: THE SUPREME MODEL OF FAITHFULNESS<br />
  14. 14. FAITHFULNESS IN THE END TIME<br />FAITHFULNESS IN THEWORLD<br />The world is based on egocentricity, and it has banished faithfulness to God and to others.<br />“Do as you please, you deserve it”<br />“Youfirst”<br />“If anyone stands in your way, get rid of him”<br />“If anything goes wrong, it’s someone else’s fault”<br />
  15. 15. FAITHFULNESS IN THE END TIME<br />FAITHFULNESS IN THEWORLD<br />“There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers; those who are pure in their own eyes and yet are not cleansed of their filth;<br />those whose eyes are ever so haughty, whose glances are so disdainful; those whose teeth are swords and whose jaws are set with knives to devour the poor from the earth, the needy from among mankind”<br />Proverbs, 30: 11-14<br />
  16. 16. FAITHFULNESS IN THE END TIME<br />FAITHFULNESS OF THE SONS OF GOD<br />We must be faithful in all the aspects of our life.<br />Firstly, being faithful to God and His teachings.<br />Secondly, showing our faithfulness in our relationships with others.<br />That is possible only with a daily and constant devotion to God. Then, the Holy Spirit can develop that fruit in us.<br />
  17. 17. FAITHFULNESS IN THE END TIME<br />FAITHFULNESS OF THE SONS OF GOD<br />“Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown of life”<br />Revelation, 2: 10<br />
  18. 18. “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&apos;s happiness!”<br />Despite the apparent delay of the Second Coming, God wants us to remain faithful. Only if we do that, we will listen the words…<br />
  19. 19. ADAPT it!Teaching Approach<br />Effective for SMALL GROUPS<br />ASSOCIATE truth – Why should I study this lesson?DISCOVER truth – What does the Bible say about this truth?APPLY truth – How can this truth affect my life today?PLAN using the truth – How can I use this truth today?TRANSFER truth to life – What changes do I need in my life?<br />We invite you to download and study each one of the 13 lessons about the Fruits of the Holy Spirit<br />Slideshare.net/chucho1943<br />

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