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Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Have you seen a balancer walks in a tight rope, how careful he/she walks on top of it? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To remind believers to be very careful. IV. TEXT: 1 Kings 8:25 (NLT) 25 “And now,

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I. EXORDIUM:

Have you seen a balancer walks in a tight rope, how careful he/she walks on top of it?

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To remind believers to be very careful.

IV. TEXT:

1 Kings 8:25 (NLT)

25 “And now, O Lord, God of Israel, carry out the additional promise you made to your servant David, my father. For you said to him, ‘If your descendants guard their behavior and faithfully follow me as you have done, one of them will always sit on the throne of Israel.’

Pray: Oh, Father-heart GOD, teach me how to guard my behavior and to be very careful in all I do.

V. THESIS:

Be very careful in all we do.

VI. TITLE:

Be Very Careful

VII. EXPLICATION:

Little is known about the background. In Hebrew text, 1 and 2 Kings appear as 1 book, division may have been made for convenience of Greek readers.

VIII. MAIN BODY:

A. Be very careful:

1. Be careful to obey (Leviticus 26:3)

Leviticus 26:3 (NLT)

3 “If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands,

2. Be careful not to forget our GOD and obey His commands in our plenty. (Deuteronomy 8:11)

Deuteronomy 8:11 (NLT)

11 “But that is the time to be careful! Beware that in your plenty you do not forget the Lord your God and disobey his commands, regulations, and decrees that I am giving you today.

3. Be careful to live a blameless life (Psalms 101:2, Ephesians 5:15)

Psalms 101:2 (NLT)

2 I will be careful to live a blameless life— when will you come to help me? I will lead a life of integrity in my own home.

Ephesians 5:15 (NLT)

15 So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise.

4. Be careful to know the state of your flocks (Proverbs 27:23)

Proverbs 27:23 (NLT)

23 Know the state of your flocks, and put your heart into caring for your herds,

5. Give careful thought to your ways. (Haggai 1:5,7)

Haggai 1:5 (NLT)

5 This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: Look at what’s happening to you!

Haggai 1:7 (NLT)

7 “This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: Look at what’s happening to you!

6. Be careful not to live in careless ease, drunkenness, and filled with the worries of this life (Luke 21:34)

Luke 21:34 (NLT)

34 “Watch out! Don’t let your hearts be dulled by carousing and drunkenness, and by the worries of this life. Don’t let that day catch you unaware,

7. Listen very carefully to the truth we have heard (Hebrews 2:1)

Hebrews 2:1 (NLT)

1 So we must listen very carefully to the truth we have heard, or we may drift away from it.

IX. CONCLUSION:

Be very careful (1 Kings 8:25)

1 Kings 8:25 (NLT)

25 “And now, O Lord, God of Israel, carry out the additional promise you made to your servant David, my father. For you said to him, ‘If your descendants guard their behavior and faithfully follow me as you have done, one of them will always sit on the throne of Israel.’


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