Intentionaliplay

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By Mike Smith This is Number two in my intentional living series.

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Intentionaliplay

  1. 1. A Life of Fulfillment• As we continue our study of intentional living we must first learn what our basic roles are and fulfill them.• Play, v.t. To put in action or motion; 4. To act; to perform; as, to play our parts well on the stage of life. Webster’s Dictionary• There are many ways that we can intentionally play to fulfill our roles and be used most beneficially.
  2. 2. Before iPlay, iPause• Must first examine self and the facts. 2 Cor. 13:5; Jn. 7:24• In silence there is wisdom… 1 Thes. 4:11; Eccl. 3:7• Being quiet… and listening up – Listening helps us very much… James 1:19-20; Proverbs 15:31 – Listen to respond Prov.18:13; 15:28
  3. 3. We Must Guide Our Thoughts Aright!• Our spirit (heart) must be preserved blameless… 1 Thes. 5:21-23 – By finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. Eph. 5:10; Acts 17:11 – By renewing our mind. Rom. 12:1-2 – By casting out evil thoughts. Mark 7:20-23; Col. 3:5, 8-10
  4. 4. Intentional Speech• God is listening to our words. Psalm 19:14; Mt. 12:33-37• Use wisdom in our words. James 1:26; 3:17-18 – To show favor… Col. 4:5-6 – To inform truth… Proverbs 10:21; 2 Timothy 2:22-24 – To encourage… Eph. 4:29
  5. 5. Intentional Actions• All is to be done by Christ’s authority. Col. 2:2-3; 3:16-17 – Get God’s wisdom! Prov. 2:6; 4:7 – It will completely equip us for every good work. Colossians 1:9-10; 2 Timothy 3:16-17 – Must seek God’s will before we act. Proverbs 3:5-6; James 1:22
  6. 6. Every Step You Take• Let them be guided by the Lord. Psalm 37:23; Gal. 5:22-23• As we play our part in Christ’s church let us listen carefully, and examine everything accurately so we can think, speak and act righteously living life to its fullest. James 2:12; John 10:10
  7. 7. Start Your Life In Christ Now! • God’s Plan of Salvation for You: – Hear & Believe the gospel. Rom. 1:16-17; 1 Cor. 15:3-4 – Repent of sin. Acts 3:19 – Confess Jesus Christ as God’s Son. Acts 8:37 – Be baptized into Christ. Rom. 6:3-6 – BE FAITHFUL! Mt. 28:20; Rev.2:10

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