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Your Attitude is Adjustable

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You Can Face Your Worst Days if Your Attitude is Adjustable.

Pastor Keith Smith shows us that when we are secure we can serve like Christ does. Presented March 24/25, 2012.

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Your Attitude is Adjustable

  1. 1. “You Can Get Through the Worst of Life if... Your Attitude is Adjustable”
  2. 2. ✔ Etiquette, hygiene and comfort✔ Humility and servanthood✔ One spiritual bath, repeated cleansings✔ Judas Iscariot –  you can be close but far away✔ Being so secure in Christ’s love that you serve others
  3. 3. “Jesus knew that the Father had put all thingsunder His power and that He had come from God and was returning to God, so he got up from the meal... wrapped the towel around his waist... poured water into a basin... began to wash his disciple’s feet... drying them with a towel...”
  4. 4. “Jesus knew that the Father had put all thingsunder His power and that He had come from God and was returning to God, so he got up from the meal... wrapped the towel around his waist... poured water into a basin... began to wash his disciple’s feet... drying them with a towel...”
  5. 5. “When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place.‘Do you understand what I have done for you?’ he asked them.‘You call me “Teacher” and “Lord,” and rightly so, for that is what I am. Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.”
  6. 6. “When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place.‘Do you understand what I have done for you?’ he asked them.‘You call me “Teacher” and “Lord,” and rightly so, for that is what I am. Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet.”
  7. 7. ✔ Being so secure in Christ’s love that you serve others
  8. 8. “A dispute also arose among themas to which of them was consideredto be greatest.” - Luke 22:24
  9. 9. Compare ourselves to others so we feelbetter about ourselvesClamor for • position • people’s affirmation • possessions that impress • performance
  10. 10. Overcompensating by • competitiveness • criticsm • controlling • appearance
  11. 11. because it steals or diminishes...1. you knowing who you really are2. what you could be or do for others3. finding your identity in Christ
  12. 12. “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love... If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love... My command is this:Love each other as I have loved you.” –John 15:9, 10a, 12
  13. 13. In Christ’s love, I am secure
  14. 14. Secure in Christ’s love,I serve others what He serves me
  15. 15. Adjustingour source of security

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