Summary: RPMS is a system to measure the health of your engine... We must assess where we are? Consider the 3 fold purpose: LEARN, LEAN, LOVE? Do are you doing? RPMS: RELATIONSHIP, PHYSICAL, MENTAL, SPIRITUAL
RPMS... REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE... OUT OF CONTROL
Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.comFodder for this lesson comes from a sermon
by WINFREDO DE JESUS (Pastor Choc), Chicago, Illinois
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Luke 2:52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
Luke 2:52 And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
Luke 2:52 So Jesus grew both in height and in wisdom, and he was loved by God and
by all who knew him.
I. THERE ARE SYSTEMS THAT MEASURE THE HEALTH OF YOUR ENGINE...
ONE SYSTEM WE CALL THE RPM'S...
THERE ARE GAUGES THAT MEASURES THE REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE OF THE ENGINE...
ARE WE OUT OF CONTROL?
A. This system will alert the driver to any problems within the engine.
There is a RED LINE that tells the driver if the engine is in stress or at the upper limits of the
ability of the engine and it must immediately shut down...
B. Jesus grew in HEIGHT from a baby to a toddler, toddler to a child, child to a teen,
teen to an adult, adult to a man...
C. JESUS DID MORE THAN PHYSICAL GROWTH --- HE GREW MENTALLY AS WELL AS
D. Jesus found favor with man... that is very important....
E. THE REAL IMPORTANT THING TO NOTE WAS JESUS GREW SPIRITUALLY WITH GOD...
Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
F. THE MAIN THING IS TO KEEP THE MAIN THING THE MAIN THING.
II. DO WE EVER DO A SELF-EVALUATION, WHERE WE ASSESS OR APPRAISE WHERE WE
REALLY ARE? ARE WE OUT OF CONTROL?
A. Can we search inward as well as outward to determine or gauge our life style and our personal
B. What is worth investing in....? VALUE? WORTH? PRICE?
C. Will we wake up one day and find we have traded valuable time for worthless trinkets?
III. RELATIONSHIP: ARE WE OUT OF CONTROL
LET US LOOK AT HOW DO WE VALUE OUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH PEOPLE?
Proverbs 27:17 Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Ephes. 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's
sake hath forgiven you.
A. Ever heard the story of the man that got a call HIS SON HAD BEEN SHOT IN A GANG ACTIVITY?
The man often would rob and beat up people in the community?
So that day late at night the man saw a big MERCEDES at the red light?
He aimed a gun at the man and robbed him of his money, he whipped the man, and stole his car.
The man drove near the hospital, ditched the car, and walked in the EMERGENCY ROOM.
He ran in to see his son, his son was dying, he needed the DOCTOR to come.
The Doctor never came, they waited and waited, FINALLY THE DOCTOR APPEARED with
blood on his face and bruises around his eyes.
The boy died, the DOCTOR WAS TO LATE.
The boys Dad saw the Doctor and was very angry until he realized THE DOCTOR WAS THE PERSON
HE BEAT UP, ROBBED AND STOLE HIS CAR...
The man never realized when he HURT THE DOCTOR, the Doctor could have saved his son?
B. OUR YOU AN ENCOURAGER --- Hur in the Bible was an unknown man, but his work as an encourager
reaches far beyond his Grave....
C. That Mom that packed her son's lunch of fish and bread never knew her son would open a MIRACLE.
D. GOD NEVER CALLED YOU TO WHIP PEOPLE, TO LEARN, LEAN, AND LOVE...
E. GOD GIVES TIME, TALENT AND ENERGY...
WHAT YOU GIVE YOUR TIME, TALENT AND ENERGY TO DO SHOWS WHAT YOU VALUE...
F. WHAT ARE YOU DOING IN YOUR FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS?
Son, daughter, wife, husband?
G. IS IT IN YOUR DNA TO BUILD GOOD, STRONG RELATIONSHIPS?
Where are you?
IV. PHYSICAL: ARE WE OUT OF CONTROL?
HOW ARE YOU DOING WITH THE PHYSICAL PART OF LIFE?
1 Cor. 6:19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you,
which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
A. WHAT LIFESTYLE HABITS DO YOU HAVE THAT WILL BRING HEALTH PROBLEMS DOWN
B. Greasy foods? SALT? high sugar intake? eat on the run?
C. IN THE USA PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING DUE TO THE LACK OF REST AND SLEEP...
D. More than diet, EXERCISE ON A REGULAR BASIS HELPS PEOPLE.
WHERE ARE YOU?
V. MENTAL: ARE WE OUT OF CONTROL?
THE M IN THE EVALUATION PROCESS OF THE RPM'S IS MENTAL, MIND,