Sermon Series
  • 1. How Your Built

    Contributed on May 2, 2008
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    some aspects of God’s specific purpose for your life and how He works to fulfill that purpose.

    I wrote in an earlier letter (Purpose Vol. 1, Issue 10) that I wasn’t big on recipes or seven step strategies for spiritual success. Well, I’m not. But until now I may have been a little philosophical or “big picture” in my approach to understanding our real purpose and fulfilling the true ...read more

  • 2. Your History - Past, Present And Future

    Contributed on May 2, 2008
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    “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28).

    Purpose Vol. 1 Issue 14 November 4 2007 The weekly newsletter of True Potential Publishing Week 2: Your History - Past, Present and Future “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28). Most of us ...read more

  • 3. Whose Purpose Is It Anyway?

    Contributed on May 2, 2008
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    “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails” (Proverbs 19:21).

    “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails” (Proverbs 19:21). I discovered something interesting today. I looked up all the times “purpose” and “plan” were used in the Bible. In the overwhelming majority of cases, “purpose” referred to God’s purpose ...read more

  • 4. Blocking And Tackling

    Contributed on May 2, 2008
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    “The secret of success is in the blocking and tackling. Focus on the blocking and tackling and everything else will come along.”

    It was something I should have learned in High School football. After all, I played tackle; it would have made my experience more meaningful if I knew it then. But I didn’t. It was a lot of years after high school; when I was in business and a mentor shared it with me. “The secret of success is ...read more

  • 5. Communication

    Contributed on May 2, 2008
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    Assuming you believe that God exists and that He’s interested enough in you that He had a purpose for you, not just when you came into the world but long before that – He had you in mind when He first spun the world itself into existence.

    “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). I used to work at a place where we had daily meetings. Every morning at 8:00 we would sit down for fifteen minutes and go over the day’s schedule, discuss yesterday’s production, correct mistakes and add ...read more

  • 6. Obedience; Big "O”

    Contributed on May 2, 2008
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    Obedience, with a big “O” isn’t how we behave. Behavior is like obedience with a little “o”.

    Obedience, with a big “O” isn’t how we behave. We talked about behavior a few weeks ago (Purpose Issue 16). Behavior is like obedience with a little “o”. It’s acting how we know we’re supposed to act everyday. It’s what most of us think the two greatest commandments, “Love the Lord your God with ...read more

  • 7. Putting It All Together

    Contributed on May 2, 2008
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    review these seven ideas and see if we can’t boil them down into a workable game plan.

    In the last seven weeks we’ve covered seven characteristics related to God’s purpose for your life. Understanding these characteristics will help you recognize and accept the purpose God has planned for you. They’re not strategies for spiritual success that I or anyone else have created. They’re ...read more