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  • SelfhelpfromGodsbook

    1. 1. Slide 1 © 2003 By Default! Self- Image Lesson 1A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    2. 2. Slide 2 © 2003 By Default! Introduction:  Our culture is interested in self help and yet they are looking in all of the wrong places (Websites, magazines, books).  Self help books abound and yet the Bible was written by God to serve that very purpose 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:3  We want to do an examination of the book of God to find ways to better ourselves as we follow His instructions.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    3. 3. Slide 3 © 2003 By Default! Self-Image Revealed in God’s book  God tells us about our image from the very beginning of creation. Gen. 1:26-27; 2 Cor. 3:12-18; 4:3-6  We are to be conformed into the image of Christ because that is our Creator’s purpose for us. Romans 8:28-39  Since Jesus is the image of God, we must follow Him. Col. 1:13-16, 21-23A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    4. 4. Slide 4 © 2003 By Default! Self-Image Self - Renovation  We need to remove our old self & allow a new self to take its place. Rom. 6:3-11; 2 Cor. 5:16-17; Eph. 4:22-27  We change our self from the old to the new because we are to be like our Creator. Col. 3:1-15  Once we realize the new life that God has called us to we will have a renewed self-image. Eph. 4:24A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    5. 5. Slide 5 © 2003 By Default! Application:  If you need help with your self image do not look in a mirror and change physical things.  Look to the word of God and see if you are living a new life as a new creature according to the image of God.  May we all use the book of God each day for help to better our self- image and live holy lives before God.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    6. 6. Slide 6 © 2003 By Default! Help Yourself to Obey the Gospel of Christ!  One must realize they have sinned and fallen short of God’s glory. Romans 3:23  Therefore one is in need of salvation from sin. Acts 16:30  Jesus plan of salvation tells of his death, burial, and resurrection 1 Cor. 15:3-4, and requires… – That we hear and believe the Gospel. Romans 1:16 – That we repent of our sins. Luke 13:3 – That we confess Jesus. Acts 8:37 – That we be baptized into Christ. Romans 6:3-6 – That we be faithful to Jesus, and keep His commands. Revelation 2:10; John 14:6A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    7. 7. Slide 7 © 2003 By Default! Self-Less Lesson 2A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    8. 8. Slide 8 © 2003 By Default! Introduction:  Our culture is interested in self help and yet they are looking in all of the wrong places (Websites, magazines, books).  Self help books abound and yet the Bible was written by God to serve that very purpose 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:3  We want to do an examination of the book of God to find ways to better ourselves as we follow His instructions.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    9. 9. Slide 9 © 2003 By Default! Self-Less and the Book of God  Instead of being selfless many are selfish and unwilling to think of others.  The very essence of the Christian life, is denying ourselves to live a life of service to the Lord and others. Matthew 16:24  We need to be humble and focus less on ourselves and more on being a servant Matthew 18:3-4; 23:12; Romans 12:3; 15:2-3A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    10. 10. Slide 10 © 2003 By Default! Self-Less and the Book of God  Jesus is our example of true selflessness and service to others. Phil. 2:3-13  We are to put away selfish attitudes and actions that hinder our service to God and others Jam. 3:13-18; Gal. 6:2-5  We have no room to boast in ourselves but rather in the Lord, because we are no better than others in the Lord 2 Cor. 10:17-18; 1 Cor. 12:15-16, 23A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    11. 11. Slide 11 © 2003 By Default! Self-Less and the Book of God  Some people are so focused on self that they do not focus on the right things in life Luke 12:16-21  In some cases people will even exalt themselves to the position of God 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4  We need to look not on our own interests but to the good of others 1 Corinthians 10:23-24A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    12. 12. Slide 12 © 2003 By Default! Application:  If you need help with being selfless do not turn to the words of man, but to the example and words of the Son of man.  Don’t be selfish and neglect the service of others but find ways to put the Lord first in your life…and others also  May we all use the book of God each day for help in making us to be self-less, living humble lives before God.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    13. 13. Slide 13 © 2003 By Default! Come to Jesus, Be Saved!  Jesus was humble and selfless. Phil. 2:8  We need to be humble, selfless, and obedient. Heb. 5:9; Luke 9:23 Jesus plan for salvation requires we:  Hear and believe the gospel. Rom. 1:16  Repent of sinful living. Acts 2:38  Confess Jesus. Acts 8:37; Rom.10:9-10  Be baptized into Christ. Galatians 3:27; Acts 22:16  Be faithful to Jesus, keeping His commandments. Mt. 28:20; Rev. 2:10A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    14. 14. Slide 14 © 2003 By Default! Self-Exam Lesson 3A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    15. 15. Slide 15 © 2003 By Default! Introduction:  Our culture is interested in self help and yet they are looking in all of the wrong places!  Self help books abound and yet the Bible was written by God to serve that very purpose 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Pet. 1:3  We want to do a search in the book of God to find ways to better ourselves as we follow His instructions.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    16. 16. Slide 16 © 2003 By Default! Self-Exam Our Responsibility  Whether or not we want to do a self- exam or not, God examines and knows our hearts Jer. 12:3a; 1 Jn. 3:18-21  We would do well to make sure we are living right before God in faithful service. 2 Corinthians 13:5  We cannot examine ourselves by our own standard, but as the Lord would see us 1 Corinthians 4:3-6A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    17. 17. Slide 17 © 2003 By Default! Self-Exam keeps us in check  Everyone is to examine his deeds before God and check himself by the truth Gal. 6:4; Jn. 8:31-34  We are even told to look within the heart during the assembly of the saints 1 Corinthians 11:27-29  We want to avoid evil while doing good and this requires a self-exam 1 Thessalonians 5:21-22A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    18. 18. Slide 18 © 2003 By Default! Self-Exams in the Old Testament  We need to look to examples of old and see how we need to examine ourselves Lamentations 3:38-40; Hag. 1:5-7  Consider the psalmists words of pleading with the Lord for a true examination Ps. 26:1-7; 139:23-24  May we be like the one who after the test will make some changes Ps. 119:57-60A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    19. 19. Slide 19 © 2003 By Default! Self Examination & the book of God  Ifyou need help with a self-exam, look at God’s word and measure your life against that truth!  Take the test and examine yourself to see if you are in the faith while making necessary changes to your life.  May we all use the book of God each day for help to do a self- exam while living faithful lives before God.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    20. 20. Slide 20 © 2003 By Default! Start Today By Doing A Self-Exam  God calls those who are not Christians to obey the gospel Mark 16:16; Luke 13:3; Romans 10:10; Acts 2:38  God calls those who are unfaithful Christians to repent and return to the gospel Revelation 2:4-5; 1 John 1:9A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    21. 21. Slide 21 © 2003 By Default! Self-Control Lesson 4A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    22. 22. Slide 22 © 2003 By Default! Introduction:  Our culture is interested in self help and yet they are looking in all of the wrong places!  Self help books abound and yet the Bible was written by God to serve that very purpose 2 Tim. 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:3  Let’s do an examination of the book of God to find ways to better ourselves as we follow His instructions.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    23. 23. Slide 23 © 2003 By Default! Self-Control Necessity because…  The very essence of Christianity requires it! Galatians 5:22-26  We will not be obedient to the gospel unless we have self-control and we are to be in subjection to it. See Acts 24:25  We need to realize that we must exercise self-control in everything! 1 Corinthians 9:24-27A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    24. 24. Slide 24 © 2003 By Default! Self-Control is Christ controlled  There are many examples of when and how to practice self-control 1 Cor. 7:5, 9; Acts 5:4; Ex. 32:21-25  If we are becoming stronger in the faith we will add self control to our lives. 2 Peter 1:5-11; See Titus 1:8  We need to let the love of Christ be the controlling agent in our lives! 2 Corinthians 5:14; 10:5A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    25. 25. Slide 25 © 2003 By Default! Self-Control Make it your goal!  If you need help with self-control let the love of Christ guide and control you to do the will of God.  Consider that self-control is a sign of spiritual growth, so check to see if you have added this virtue.  May we all use God’s book each day for help in having self-control as we are living pure lives before God.A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com
    26. 26. Slide 26 © 2003 By Default! Start Today By Controlling yourself to obey  God calls those who are not Christians to obey the gospel Mark 16:16; Luke 13:3; Romans 10:10; Acts 2:38  God calls those who are unfaithful Christians to repent and return to the gospel Rev. 2:4-5; 1 Jn. 1:9A Free sample background from www.powerpointbackgrounds.com

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