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Gertrude Baines<br />Born 1894 – Died 2009<br />
A Lifeline is a short sentence thatcontains profound wisdom that can really help you to live yourlife to the fullest.<br />
“Life has a purpose.”<br />
“Life has a purpose.”<br />
“Life has a purpose.”<br />
Lifeline No. 2<br />“Life is a preparation.”<br />
Lifeline No. 2<br />“Life is a preparation.”<br />birth<br />death<br />
Ecclesiastes 3:1-2<br />1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: 2 a time to be bor...
Acts 17:26<br />26 From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined t...
Hebrews 9:27<br />27 Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment…<br />
2 Corinthians 5:10<br />10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive what is du...
1 Corinthians 4:5<br />5 Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time; wait till the Lord comes. He will bring to lig...
Revelation 20:12<br />12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another b...
Revelation 20:15<br />15 If anyone&apos;s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of f...
Convinced kanaba?<br />
“Life is a preparation.”<br />
So what?<br />
1 Corinthians 15:32<br />32 If I fought wild beasts in Ephesus for merely human reasons, what have I gained? If the dead a...
Psalms 90:12<br />12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. <br />
Ephesians 5:15-16<br />15 Be very careful, then, how you live -- not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every op...
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14<br />13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandm...
“Life is a preparation.”<br />
God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />
Acts 20:22-24<br />22“And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there....
Acts 20:22-24<br />24“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task...
Philippians 3:13-14<br />13 Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgettin...
Acts 13:36<br />36“For when David had served God&apos;s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with ...
“Life is a preparation.”<br />
God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />
APPLICATION<br />Know your purpose in life.<br />Prepare your personal mission& vision statement.<br />Write your life goa...
PB’s Mission in Life<br />Practice godly servanthood.<br />Preach the Gospel everywhere.<br />Produce genuine disciples.<b...
PB’s Vision in Life<br />“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”<br />2 Timothy 4...
What would happen?<br />You won’t waste your life.<br />You will experience real fulfillment.<br />You will be able to glo...
“Life is a preparation.”<br />
God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />
Group Discussion<br />Do you agree that life is a preparation? Why or why not?<br />If you are to be honest about your lif...
“Life is a preparation.”<br />
God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />
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Lifelines Sermon 2 (English)

  1. 1. Gertrude Baines<br />Born 1894 – Died 2009<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. A Lifeline is a short sentence thatcontains profound wisdom that can really help you to live yourlife to the fullest.<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. “Life has a purpose.”<br />
  6. 6. “Life has a purpose.”<br />
  7. 7. “Life has a purpose.”<br />
  8. 8. Lifeline No. 2<br />“Life is a preparation.”<br />
  9. 9. Lifeline No. 2<br />“Life is a preparation.”<br />birth<br />death<br />
  10. 10. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2<br />1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: 2 a time to be born and a time to die…<br />
  11. 11. Acts 17:26<br />26 From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live.<br />
  12. 12. Hebrews 9:27<br />27 Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment…<br />
  13. 13. 2 Corinthians 5:10<br />10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive what is due him for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.<br />
  14. 14. 1 Corinthians 4:5<br />5 Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time; wait till the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men&apos;s hearts. At that time each will receive his praise from God.<br />
  15. 15. Revelation 20:12<br />12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books.<br />
  16. 16. Revelation 20:15<br />15 If anyone&apos;s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. <br />
  17. 17. Convinced kanaba?<br />
  18. 18. “Life is a preparation.”<br />
  19. 19. So what?<br />
  20. 20. 1 Corinthians 15:32<br />32 If I fought wild beasts in Ephesus for merely human reasons, what have I gained? If the dead are not raised, “Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.”<br />Huwagganyan!<br />
  21. 21. Psalms 90:12<br />12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. <br />
  22. 22. Ephesians 5:15-16<br />15 Be very careful, then, how you live -- not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.<br />
  23. 23. Ecclesiastes 12:13-14<br />13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole [duty] of man. 14 For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil.<br />
  24. 24. “Life is a preparation.”<br />
  25. 25. God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />
  26. 26. Acts 20:22-24<br />22“And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there. 23 I only know that in every city the Holy Spirit warns me that prison and hardships are facing me.” <br />
  27. 27. Acts 20:22-24<br />24“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me --the task of testifying to the gospel of God&apos;s grace.”<br />
  28. 28. Philippians 3:13-14<br />13 Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.<br />
  29. 29. Acts 13:36<br />36“For when David had served God&apos;s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his fathers and his body decayed.”<br />
  30. 30. “Life is a preparation.”<br />
  31. 31. God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />
  32. 32. APPLICATION<br />Know your purpose in life.<br />Prepare your personal mission& vision statement.<br />Write your life goals.<br />Come up with a strategythat will help you accomplish your goals.<br />Umpisahan mo na! Ngayon na!<br />
  33. 33. PB’s Mission in Life<br />Practice godly servanthood.<br />Preach the Gospel everywhere.<br />Produce genuine disciples.<br />Prepare good shepherd leaders.<br />Provide grace-oriented leadership.<br />Acts 20:18-35<br />
  34. 34. PB’s Vision in Life<br />“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”<br />2 Timothy 4:7<br />
  35. 35. What would happen?<br />You won’t waste your life.<br />You will experience real fulfillment.<br />You will be able to glorify God.<br />Many with give thanks for your life.<br />
  36. 36. “Life is a preparation.”<br />
  37. 37. God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />
  38. 38. Group Discussion<br />Do you agree that life is a preparation? Why or why not?<br />If you are to be honest about your life right now, would you say that you’re preparing for real life or just living your life day to day?<br />What would happen if you apply this principle starting today?<br />What possible challenges can you foresee?<br />
  39. 39. “Life is a preparation.”<br />
  40. 40. God’s message<br />He who isprepared forreal lifeplans Hispresent life.<br />

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