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SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY. TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS JOURNEY U MUST BE SPIRITUALLY PREPARED. SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY. THE BASIC PREPARATION IS SIMPLE!!! KNOW JESUS CHRIST AS LORD (BOSS) AND SAVIOR!!!! WHY????????. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEYTO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS JOURNEYU MUST BE SPIRITUALLY PREPARED

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEYTHE BASIC PREPARATION IS SIMPLE!!!

    KNOW JESUS CHRIST AS LORD (BOSS) AND SAVIOR!!!!

    WHY????????

  • SO HE CAN BE YOUR SPIRITUAL GUIDE ON THIS JOURNEY

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)I. Why Cant Non-Christians Understand??ICorin. 2:14b Because they are spiritually discerned

    LASB The man without the spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)II. Why Christians Understand!! John 14:26 But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you LASB But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things, and will remind you of everything I have said to you

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)II. Why Christians Understand!! (cont.)IITim. 3:17 That the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good workLASB So that the man of God my be thoroughly equipped for every good workAgainst TemptationMatt. 4:4 But He answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of GodLASB Jesus answered, It is written: Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)

    HEARREADSTUDYMEMORIZELIVE

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves1st) We Must Hear Gods Word Heb. 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at anytime we should let them slipLASB We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)1st) We Must Hear Gods Word Matt. 13:22b And the care of this world, and the deceit- fulness of riches, choke the word, and he be- cometh unfruitfulLASB But the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke it, making it unfruitful

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)1st) We Must Hear Gods Word Neh. 8:8 So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the readingLASB They read from the Book of the Law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that the people could understand what was being read

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)2nd) We Must Read Gods Word Matt. 6:11 Give us this day our daily breadLASB Give us today our daily bread

    a) Get a good study bible b) Have a definite time and place to read it c) Read one book at a time by paragraph or chapters, start with John, James, I John, Psalms and then Hebrews

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)2nd) We Must Read Gods Word (cont.) (cont.) d) Use a pencil or pen to underline verses that really speak to youe) Dont worry about verses you dont understand

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)3rd) We Must Study Gods Word IITim. 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a work- man that needeth not be a- shamed, rightly dividing the word of truthLASB Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of God

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)3rd) We Must Study Gods Word (cont.)a) A good study bibleb) A good bible dictionaryc) A good bible commentary

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)4th) We Must Memorize Gods Word Psalm 119:11 Thy Word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against theeLASB I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you

    1) Choose a good time Matt. 4:4 But He answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that pro- ceeds from the mouth of God

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)4th) We Must Memorize Gods Word (cont.) (cont.) 2) Memorize a phase at a time 3) Carry the verse in your purse or wallet at all time 4) Review the verses

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)4th) We Must Memorize Gods Word (cont.) (cont.)These U Should Be Able To RecallJohn 3:16II Corin. 5:17Eph. 2:8-9Romans 12:1Romans 8:28I John 5:13The Roman Road To SalvationMatt. 6:33(Romans 3:23; 6:23 and 10:9-10)Luke 9:23John 13:35I Corin. 10:13Philip. 4:13II Tim. 1:7

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)5th) We Must Live Gods Word James 1:22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selvesLASB Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourself. Do what it says.

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)5th) We Must Live Gods Word (cont.)Lets Personalize ItFor God so loved Donald Hawkins, He gave His only begotten Son, that if Donald believes in Him, Donald should not perish but have everlasting life.Having A PLACE In Your Life

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)III. Transforming Ourselves (cont.)5th) We Must Live Gods Word (cont.)IS THERE A (AN)..P.romise to claim?L.ife to model?A.ttitude to change?C.ommand to obey?E.xample to avoid?

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)What God promises!!James 1:25c This man shall be blessed in his deed

    Hear, Read, Study, Memorize and Live; of these which has made a change in and on you and WHY!!

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)!!STUDY AND LIVE!!Its so wonderful when you actually seek to know His word, and find out just what is offered to you in it. The living becomes something that guides your every thought, step, feeling and action. You really find it hard to not do what is required!!! The rewards are great!!!

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!Letting The Bible Transform Your Life!!)B.asic I.nformation B.efore L.eaving E.arth

  • JOURNEY THROUGH SPIRITUAL BOOT CAMPNEXT WEEK!!!!

    MID-TERM EXAM