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Uncertain Future?. Climbing Above the Fog. Ephesians 5:15-17 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is .. Illusive . Illusive . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Climbing Above the FogUncertain Future?Ephesians 5:15-17Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

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By GaLi ChinA testimony of depending upon God while climbing through the fog of uncertainty.Dave KnudsonUncertain Future in your Career?The average person will change careers 5 to 7 times in a lifetime.Nearly half the workforce will change jobs in the next 12 months.1. Evidence of UncertaintyIs there only one path that is in the will of God?How do we decipher what career path to take?2. Questions that Expose the Uncertainty

Which Path Will You Take?123A. Path #1 Certain prohibitions by God-Eph 4:25-31;Matt 5-7;Js 4:1-3 1. Lying-Any way to get ahead 2. Greed-Make money any way possible 3. Stealing-What is your reputation? 4. Degrading anger-Putting down others in anger 5. Disloyalty to employers3. Examining the Paths

Which Path Will You Take?12B. Path #2-Certain applications of Gods positive commands-Js 1:5 1. Time-Rom 13:11-14;Lk 10:37;Eph 5:15-6:17 Priorities recognized Dont get lost in your own goals Response to many callings each day 2. Money-2 Cor 8-9;1 Tim 6:6-10 Excel in giving Thankfulness no matter what the pay Godliness with contentment

3. Examining the Paths B. Path #2-Certain applications of Gods positive commands-Js 1:5 3. Giftedness-Rom 12:3-8 Humility is key-dont overly exalt yourself A measure of faith-no matter what the work Through the grace given me-Dont be flippant! Think soberly-right motivation3. Examining the Paths

Which Path Will You Take?123C. Path #3-Choices between equally good alternatives.-I Cor 10:31It is a freedom to live responsiblyDont be mystical in your decision makingNot What should I do, but instead Give me wisdomInternalize and adopt Gods valuesWe are all uniqueIllumination of the Holy Spirit3. Examining the Paths Not just the path but also focus on Gods values Dont put too much weight on circumstancesThere may be two or more very good pathsSometimes bumpy roads help us see correctly4. Four Necessities in Seeking a CareerBy Scott OwenUncertain Future and RelationshipsThey each are valid choicesThe value of singleness The value of marriage

1. There are only two StatusesB. They each have different impactsImpacts focusImpacts freedomImpacts financesImpacts future

1. There are only two Statuses

The Three Path Formula123A. Prohibitions by GodDesignSituationalSpiritual yoking

2. Using the three path formulaB. Application of Gods Positive CommandsPrepare to be a good Child of GodPrepare to be a good spousePractice fellowship principles

2. Using the three path formulaC. Choosing between equally good alternativesCompanionshipServiceGrowthPlease God

2. Using the three path formulaResourcesCoachingAdditional Opportunities

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