<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 14"><meta name="Originator" content="Microsoft Word 14"><style>
Trust in the LORD with all your
heartand lean not on your own
6in all your ways acknowledge him,and he will make your paths straight.
He who trusts in his own heart is a fool,
But he who walks wisely will be delivered.
you know how to live?
I do not know how to live.
I do not know the way to life.
The Bible shows the dangerous things to
The Bible shows us the good things to seek.
view of life
Come now, you who say, "Today or
tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage
in business and make a profit.“14 Yet
you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that
appears for a little while and then vanishes away.15 Instead, you ought to say, "If the
Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that.“
Life is uncertain.
Life is very short compared to eternity.
view of God
The LORD is compassionate and gracious,
Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.
If God doesn’t grant you what you ask, it
is because He loves you.
in God = Trusting in the Word
in the Word = Living by the Word
We can’t live according to the Bible unless
we know it very well.
Most Americans own a Bible but most cannot tell you what the 4 gospel
We can’t live by the Word unless we
have large portion of it memorized.
Summer of 1990
Radically changed by reading the Word
Radically changed by memorizing the Word
one of the first missionaries to India. He had an extremely difficult
life.He said that it was the Bible
alone that gave him the strength to keep going.
by God to abolish slavery in England in 1812.“Walked today from Hyde Park Corner
repeating the 119th Psalm in great comfort.”
a pastor or a missionary.
He was a Christian. He was raised by a
mother who had him memorize Psalm 1, 9, 23, 32, 39, 90, and Psalm 119.
“of all the pieces of the Bible which my
mother taught me, that which cost me the most to learn and which was to my
childish mind, the most repulsive, which has now become of all the most
precious to me in its overflowing and glorious passion of love for the law of
You Are the Way You Are
You are the way you are because of
The way you will be in the future will be
greatly influenced by your thoughts.
For as he thinks within himself, so he is.
Change your thinking and you will change
Changing your thinking will change your
Changing your feeling will change your
Changing your actions will change your
I am your constant companion. I am your
greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to
failure. I am completely at your command. Show me exactly how you want
something done and after a few lessons I will do it automatically. I am the
servant of all great men; and alas, of all failures as well. Those who are
great, I have made great. Those who are failures, I have made failures. I am
not a machine, though I work with all the precision of a machine plus the
intelligence of a man. You may run me for profit or run me for ruin it makes no
difference to me. Take me, train me, be firm with me, and I will place the
world at your feet. Be easy with me and I will destroy you. Who am I?
a worshiper, either of God or myself or
someone else or an idol
am I here on earth?
For it is by grace you have been saved,
through faith-- and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-- 9 not by
works, so that no one can boast.
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which
God prepared in advance for us to do.