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How To Stay Happy, Healthy And Holy (2 Of 4)
Series: MAKING LIFE RICH IN '96
Dr. Stan Coffey
Sunday January 7, 1996
Take the time and the trouble to keep yourself spiritually fit. I Timothy 4:7 (Ph) Spiritual exercises will help you not only in this life, but in the next life too. I Timothy 4:8b (LB)
THREE LIFE CHANGING HABITS
I GIVE GOD THE _(FIRST) _(PART) OF EVERYDAY
Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God's wonders. Job 37:14 (NIV)
A. The Reason: To get _(direction)_ from God.
Show me the path where I should go, 0 Lord; point out the right road for me to walk. Lead me, teach me... Psalm 25:4-5a (LB)
B. The Routine: Get _(alone)_ with God.
Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed Luke 5:16 (NIV)
C. The Result: Receive (God's)_ help.
(Jesus) If you remain in me and my words remain in you. then you will ask for anything you wish and you shall have it! John 15:7 (GN)
II. GIVE GOD THE _(FIRST) _(10TH)_ OF EVERY DOLLAR
"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this, " says the Lord Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it." Malachi 3:10 (NIV)
A. The Reasons:
1. To show my _(obedience)_ to God.
2. To prove that Christ is (first)-_
The purpose of tithing is to teach you always put God first in your life. Deuteronomy 14: ...
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