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The book Hebrews encourages us to remain grounded and to grow in Christ, lest we fall.
Today we learn how important it is to create a unique family micro-culture, discover your children's strengths and weaknesses, be a role model, respond, don't react and be consistent.
Preacher: Pastor Tony Simpson. Passage: Jonah 1 vv4-6. Jonah continues in his sin and through this brings consequences not only for himself but also for the pagan sailors that he had not previously met. The Lord sends a great wind and yet when Jonah is summoned to pray by the ships captain He will not. We see the effect on Jonah's heart of continuing in sin but we also see how the Lord shapes circumstances to lovingly discipline Jonah.
In Part 2 of The Philippian Principles - Truths that can Transform Your Life Series, Pastor Rudy Bropleh preaches, The Principle of Self Discipline. He uses 3 useful tips to tell us that we have to run the race to win the race: Tip 1: Self Discipline come with a PURPOSE; Tip 2: Self-Discipline demands PRAYER; and Tip 3: Self Discipline requires PATIENCE.
God has given his word to us. Are we feasting on it daily?
A look at how pride stops us from being humble, corrected and blessed through God's discipline. Secondly in the life of Sarai as she is found in the state of self-justification.
Stay focused on the mission before you! Paul addresses Timothy...And You Timothy as one called to engage daily in spiritual warfare cannot afford to get distracted by everyday affairs of the Roman Empire ...(v. 1) hold to the divine truths of God's word that I have taught you; (v. 2) fulfill the great commission of the church through the making of disciples by teaching faithful men to obey all that Christ gave us and pass it on to others. Now in verses 3-4 he uses the metaphor of a soldier which all within the Roman Empire would understand ... and in vs 5 he uses an example that all within the Greek culture would understand ... that of an athlete.