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Lifelines Sermon 4 (English)

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Life is a classroom.

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Lifelines Sermon 4 (English)

  1. 1. Christian Rossiter<br />
  2. 2. Christian Rossiter<br />&quot;This is living hell. I used to be a cyclist, I used to be a keen walker. I bushwalked around the world. ... I&apos;ve rock climbed in Yosemite Valley in California up very steep cliffs. I&apos;ve got a degree in economics and now I can&apos;t even read a newspaper. I can&apos;t even turn the pages.&quot;<br />
  3. 3. Christian Rossiter<br />
  4. 4. Christian Rossiter<br />
  5. 5. Christian Rossiter<br />&quot;I&apos;m Christian Rossiter and I&apos;d like to die. I am a prisoner in my own body. I can&apos;t move. I can&apos;t even wipe the tears from my eyes. I have no fear of death -- just pain. I only fear pain.&quot;<br />
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  7. 7. A Lifeline is a short sentence thatcontains profound wisdom that can really help you to live life to the fullest now.<br />
  8. 8. Lifeline No. 3<br />“Life requires balance.”<br />use<br />renew<br />ENERGY<br />
  9. 9. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Experiences<br />
  10. 10. James 1:2-8<br />2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.<br />
  11. 11. James 1:2-8<br />4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.<br />
  12. 12. James 1:2-8<br />5 If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.<br />
  13. 13. James 1:2-8<br />6 But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.<br />
  14. 14. James 1:2-8<br />7 That man should not think he will receive anything from the Lord; 8 he is a double-minded man, unstable in all he does.<br />
  15. 15. Those wholearn in lifewill excel in life.<br />
  16. 16. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Experiences<br />
  17. 17. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wisdom<br />
  18. 18. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Evaluate<br />upon the Lord<br />your past, present & future<br />Seek<br />Inquire<br />godly counsel<br />from God’s word<br />
  19. 19. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Inquire<br />Seek<br />Evaluate<br />
  20. 20. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Inquire<br />Seek<br />Evaluate<br />
  21. 21. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Inquire<br />Seek<br />Evaluate<br />
  22. 22. Those wholearn in lifewill excel in life.<br />
  23. 23. The Benefits of having a Learner’s Attitude<br />Your life experiences will not be wasted.<br />You will gain wisdom over time.<br />You will not keep repeating your mistakes.<br />You will learn to decide correctly.<br />You will be able to choose what is right and pleasing to God rather than those things that are just temporary or worldly.<br />You will be able to fulfill God’s purpose for your life.<br />
  24. 24. Those wholearn in lifewill excel in life.<br />
  25. 25. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Evaluate<br />upon the Lord<br />your past, present & future<br />Seek<br />Inquire<br />godly counsel<br />from God’s word<br />
  26. 26. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Inquire<br />Seek<br />Evaluate<br />
  27. 27. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Inquire<br />Seek<br />Evaluate<br />
  28. 28. Lifeline No. 4<br />“Life is a classroom.”<br />Wait<br />Inquire<br />Seek<br />Evaluate<br />
  29. 29. Those wholearn in lifewill excel in life.<br />
  30. 30. Let’s talk about it<br />What is the most important lesson you’ve learned today? Why?<br />What usually happens when you experience something significant in your life? Do you pause to learn what God may be teaching you? Why or why not?<br />Why is it that we don’t often learn from our life experiences?<br />What would you do differently as a response to this message?<br />
  31. 31. Those wholearn in lifewill excel in life.<br />

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