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Purpose driven life 3 - discipleship part 2


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Purpose driven life 3 - discipleship part 2

  2. 2. Three UnexpectedTools God uses to teach us to Him.
  3. 3. 1 Next time you get into troubles, don‟t just ask, “why is this happening?”, say:
  4. 4. 1 Keep a spiritual Numbers 33:2 “At the Lord‟s direction, Moses kept a written record of their progress.” Not just a
  5. 5. 1 Value:1) Helps you see your 2) It‟s a tool to others.
  6. 6. 1 Remember the 2 Corinthians 4:17 “Our light and momentary troubles areachieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.”
  7. 7. Three UnexpectedTools God uses to teach us to
  8. 8. 2 Temptations are designed by intended to us.
  9. 9. 2 God never tempts us, but God is able, because of the greatness of His power and who He is, to useSatan‟s temptations for good in our lives because temptation always provides a
  10. 10. 2 Choices are needed to develop Matthew 4:1 “Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.” Matthew 4:10 “‟Get out of here, Satan‟, Jesus told him. „The Scripture say, „Worship only the Lord God, Obey only Him.”
  11. 11. 2 Reminders: 1) It is to be tempted. Martin Luther: “You can‟t keep the birds from flying over your head, but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.”
  12. 12. 2 Reminders: 2) is tempted the same way.
  13. 13. 2 Reminders: 3) You will never temptation.You never get to a point where you become so SPIRITUAL or SO OLD that you are not tempted anymore.
  14. 14. 2 Jesus His temptation. Temptation always tests WHETHER YOU GOD MORE THAN THE TEMPTATION. “If you love Me, you will obey My command.”
  15. 15. 2 How do I do this? 1) Keep focused on thoughts. Philippians 4:8a “Fix your thoughts on what is true and good and right.” Temptation always starts with getting our on something else.
  16. 16. 2 How do I do this? 2) Get a spiritual Ecclesiastes 4:9-10“You‟re better off to have a friend than to be alone..If you fall, your friend can help you up.”
  17. 17. A temptation gives you the to obey God!
  18. 18. Philippians 4:8a“Fix your thoughts on what is true and good and right.”