Ask for More

May 6, 2012

This week, we took a look at God’s desire for us to Ask for More.

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Take a look at 7 Truths about Asking for More.  Then answer questions about where you are in the issues of dealing with Asking for More:

7 Truths about Asking for More

1) God is asking for more.

2) God is looking for people who are asking for more.

3) Sometimes we forget to ask for more.

4) Sometimes we are afraid to ask for more. Sometimes we are afraid it won’t happen. Sometimes we are afraid that it will happen.

5) God is honored when we ask for more to give it away.

6) There is a difference between asking for more and striving for more.

7) Are you willing to ask for more?

 Joining God’s Plan for Asking for More

 Does God want you to Ask for More in any area of your life?

Relationships

Finances

Health

Spiritual Gifts

Fruit of the Spirit

Etc?

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Dealing with Criticism

April 29, 2012

This week, we took a look at how the disciples of Jesus dealt with criticism in the context of Acts 14:-1-7.

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Take a look at 7 Truths about Criticism.  Then answer questions about where you are in the issues of dealing with criticism:

7 Truths about Criticism

1)    There is a constructive criticism that is born in love.

2)    Love requires me to do what is best for the other person, no matter what it costs me.

3)    God doesn’t want criticism to distract me, but to draw me closer to Him.

4)    Sometimes God uses criticism to answer my prayer: “search me God and know my heart”.

5)    Sometimes God uses criticism to identify my need for the praise of man.

6)    Criticism clarifies my message.

7)    My response to criticism is a reflection of my heart posture.

Joining God’s Plan for Criticism

What are the benefits to you living life free from the need of the praise of man?

Are there one or two people in your life who you have trouble hearing because of bitterness over criticism?

What is the next step in healing your heart and making it open again?