👋 Hello, Person of Purpose!
We are excited to continue our faith journey with intention. Our focus this season will include three questions to spark retrospective conversation. While we clarify, organize, and prepare with God, let us be mindful of our thoughts, which become our actions.
2020 provided us with great wisdom and insight to move forward. If you are new to our ministry, we welcome you! Please check out the noteworthy mentoring podcasts below to begin your partnership with our purposeful family. What area of your life needs refining?
Allow Our Given Purpose® to help you gain c.larity, o.rganize your thoughts, and p.repare to walk boldly in your purpose! Let us help you C.O.P. your purpose.
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Clarify (Galatians 5:13, Philippians 4:11-12)
How are we intentional about seeking contentment?
Organize (Ephesians 4:29, Colossians 3:9-10)
What are we thinking about and how does it hold up to the truth of God’s Word?
Prepare (Matthew 11:28-30, John 15:13, Ephesians 2:8)
Who sees our remorse for our sins? Are we motivated to save face or submit to Christ by behaving with a godly character and repentant heart?
🟥 The dictionary defines Envy as a desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable attribute belonging to (someone else)
🟥 Notable Quotables:
“Envy finds socially acceptable ways of expressing personal resentment.”~ Charles Swindoll
Theologian Thomas Lea’s Five Dangers for People who Live Without God:
- Life without God stifles the prayer life.
- It makes them a friend of the world and an enemy of God.
- They neglect God’s will in their lives.
- Rebelling against God produces insult and slander of fellow believers.
- It produces people who plan their lives without seeking God.
What Can You Do?
Challenge the adversary’s lies by asking God to clarify His plan. We have the Creator’s likeness. We’ve had it since God molded and breathed life into Adam and took Adam’s rib to create Eve. Remember who you are in Christ and the purpose for which He made you. ~Torrie Slaughter
Focal Bible Passage 🔻James 4:1-2
Scriptures for Meditation:🔻 James 4:1-12, Proverbs 1:19, Galatians 5:13, Philippians 4:11-12, Ephesians 4:29, Colossians 3:9-10, Matthew 11:28-30, John 15:13, Ephesians 2:8
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A heartfelt thank you to Diana L.W. Coleman, Monica D. Parrish, Irvine Saint-Vilus and Broderick Slaughter(Beloved) for being part of this ministry. I am grateful for your prayers, love, and financial support. May God continue to richly bless you and your families.
This episode was written, researched, produced, and edited by Torrie Slaughter for Our Given Purpose® the podcast in the Commonwealth of Virginia.