Rev. Josh Ryan - August 18, 2019
<> Scripture––Philippians 4:8-9 (ESV) <> Application–– • Could your thoughts be described as true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, excellent, or praiseworthy? • What does the Bible say defiles a person? (Read Mark 7:20-23) 1.“Think About These Things” - We receive the Mind of Christ 1.1 What does it mean to be true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, morally excellent or praiseworthy? Who displays all these attributes perfectly? 1.2 Quote: “Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become actions; watch your actions, they become habits; watch your habits, they become character; watch your character, for it becomes your destiny” - Frank Outlaw 2. “Practice These Things” - We walk God’s path 2.1 What does the Bible say to do about thoughts? (Read 2 Corinthians 10:4-5) 2.2 What is it mean to be in “process of sanctification”? 3. “Rest In These Things” - We seek the God of Peace 3.1 QUOTE - “If God be our God, He will give us peace in trouble. When there is a storm without, He will make peace within. The world can create trouble in peace, but God can create peace in trouble.” - Thomas Watson (English Puritan preacher) 3.2 What kind of peace does God give? How can you have His peace even in times of trouble? (Read John 14:27 and John 16:33)
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