Summary: WHAT IS THE ACRONYM OF S H A P E S – SPIRITUAL GIFTS H – HEART A – APPLYING YOUR ABILITIES P – PERSONALITY E – EXPERIENCE
TOPIC: FOUR IMPORTANT QUESTIONS IN LIFE
TEXT: Jeremiah 29:11 -14
I. WHY ARE YOU HERE?
B. You have been conceived in the mind of God.
C. God has a plan for you. Jeremiah 29:11
D. God loves you.
E. Romans 12:3
II. WHERE ARE YOU GOING?
A. To all Graduates. Where are you going after you graduate? Underclassmen where are you going this vacation time.
B. Your parents spend a lot of money for your education to fulfill your dreams, for you to have your future.
C. We are studying very well because we want to prosper in life. But what are you doing in life.
D. All of this effort is a preparation of your future. “You have to do of what you want to become in your life. You have to
III. HOW DO YOU SHAPE YOU LIFE?
A. In house – Your life is shape by your parents.
B. In school – Your life is shape by your mentor or teacher.
C. In church – You life is shape by your church leaders.
D. How do you shape yours?
SHAPE = means applying your abilities.
Abilities are your natural talents you were born with.
S – SPIRITUAL GIFTS (UNWRAPPING YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS)
H – HEART (LISTEN TO YOUR HEART)
A – APPLYING YOUR ABILITIES
P – PERSONALITY (USE YOUR PERSONALITY TO SHAPE YOUR LIFE)
E – EXPERIENCES (EMPLOYING YOUR EXPERIENCES IN LIFE)
- Family Experiences-What did your learn you grow up in your family?
- Educational Experiences – What were your favorite subject in school?
- Vocational Experiences – What Jobs have you been most effective in and enjoyed most?
- Spiritual Experiences – What have been your most meaning times with God?
- Ministry Experiences – How have you served God in the past?
- Painful Experiences – What problems, hurts, thorns, and trials have you earned from?
IV. ARE YOU READY AFTER THIS LIFE?
A. Accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior. (Have you received Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior?) John 1:12
B. Believe Jesus is the only way of your Salvation. John 14:6
Do you have questions in your life that needs to answer? The Scriptures have a lot of answers in every question in your life. Read it carefully, prayerfully and ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand. God bless you.