GIFTS THAT ENDURE: DISCIPLINE
ALMOST EVERYONE WOULD LIKE TO REACH THEIR GOD-GIVEN POTENTIAL!
TO DEVELOP THEIR GOD-GIVEN ABILITES TO THEW MAX.
TO LIVE THE MOST MEANINGFUL LIFE POSSIBLE, AND THAT IS WHAT
JESUS PROMISED WHEN HE SAID, "The thief comes only to steal and
kill and destroy; I have come that you many have life, and have
it to the full. (John 10:10)
HOW WILL YOU REACH THAT POTENTIAL?
2TI 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a
spirit of power, of love and of SELF-DISCIPLINE.
IT WILL TAKE:
GIFT I: COURAGE - "BY FAITH TO ACT FOR A REASON GREATER THAN
THE CHOICE: COURAGE OR ___COMPLIANCE____ (CONFORMITY)
GIFT II: ENDURANCE - "BY FAITH TO CRASH THROUGH A QUITTING
THE CHOICE: ENDURANCE OR ___CONVENIENCE____
GIFT III: DISCIPLINE - "BY FAITH TO EXPERIENCE SELF-CONTROL"
THE CHOICE: DISCIPLINE OR ___COMFORT____ (COMPLACENCY, EASE)
AMO 6:1 Woe to you whare complacent in Zion...
AS WE LOOK BACK ON OUR LIVES THERE IS A STORY BEHIND THE SCENES.
IF YOU FAILED A SUBJECT, A PROJECT, A BUSINESS OR WHATEVER...
"AT A POINT IN TIME I STARTED TO LET THINGS SLIDE....
I GOT: SOFT, OVER-CONFIDENT, LAZY, COMFORTABLE,
-STOPPED DOING MY HOME WORK.
-STOPPED MAKING THE EXTRA EFFORT.
-NEGLECTED TO FOLLOW UP.
-DIDN'T KEEP MY EYE ON THE STORE.
-DIDN'T PUSH MY CHAIR BACK FROM THE TABLE OR THE BAR.
-STOPPED MAKING MY CALLS. -DIDN'T KEEP MY ACCOUNTS.
"I THOUGH ...
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