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Introduction
often have a “me-centric” starting place. And when it comes to
As Christians, we need to learn not to lean on our own
money, the struggle is even harder. But Solomon, who had quite
understanding for daily victorious life (Proverbs 3:5). The verses
a bit of wealth himself, knew that his money didn’t belong to him,
around this passage contain more than just a general statement
so he taught about honouring God with our first fruit (Prov 3: 9 –
about living. From Proverbs 3, we will find vital steps we need to
10). If we can trust God with the first of our wealth, we’re truly
truly walk with God as ways of expressing trust in Him. As
showing how much we depend on Him. This takes a huge
continuation of our last topic, we’ll be looking at further steps to
amount of faith, after all. But by doing so, means being God-
ensure maintaining trust in God.
centric.
DAILY STEPS TO MAKE SURE YOU’RE LEANING ON THE LORD:
Check Yourself by God’s Word
Run from Evil
To be honest, we aren’t so good at evaluating ourselves. We will
So much in this world can clutter up our relationship with God.
go to great lengths to excuse our behaviour, our actions, and our
John describes them as the desires of the flesh, the lusts of the
sins. Prophet Jeremiah captures it very well (in Jer. 17: 9). No one
eyes, and the pride in our lives (I John 2: 16). But we are warned
can discern the heart except by the Word of God (Heb 4: 12). If
to shun evil (Prov 3: 7; Psalm 37: 3). Sometimes, the only way to
we’re ever going to truly trust in God and flee evil, we have to
live the life God wants us to live is by separating ourselves from
know exactly where we stand (II Cor. 13: 5). We have to find an
the bad influences that keep dragging us down. When we follow
objective measure that tells us the truth. And that truth comes
God, we find life—abundant life. Running from evil and pursuing
from God and His Word (Psalm 18: 30; 119:9, 11).
God doesn’t come naturally to most of us. Instead, it means we
have to make a serious change.
Question: What useful steps can we take to express a sense of
Put God First in Your Life –Matt 6: 33
absolute trust and dependence on God?
It’s easiest to put ourselves first. When something good happens,
we want to congratulate ourselves but when something bad
happens, we want to find someone to blame. In other words, we
“I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, He shall save me from my enemies,
For God is my strength and power, He makes my way perfect”. (2nd Samuel 22:4,33)
Double honour Isaiah 61:7, 2nd Kings 2:1-14
TEACHING NOTES:
TEACHER:
TOPIC:
TEXT:
John 12:36;46
JESUS IS LIGHT MINISTRIES
AKA
LIGHT CHAPEL
Motto for the year 2015: DOUBLE HONOUR
(Isaiah 61:7, 2nd Kings 2:1-14)
Month of May: “This same Jesus” Acts 1:11
GATHERING MANNA
Main Text: Psalm 118:8-9
Topic: Expressing trust in the Lord
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
“I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, He shall save me from my enemies,
For God is my strength and power, He makes my way perfect”. (2nd Samuel 22:4,33)
Double honour Isaiah 61:7, 2nd Kings 2:1-14