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Summary: inventory of ones life

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TAKING INVENTORY

text: 2 CORINTHIANS 13:5

INTRODUCTION

IT IS THE PRACTICE OF MOST ALL BUSSINESS CONCERNS TO "TAKE INVENTORY " NEAR THE CLOSE OF EVERY OLD YEAR. IN DOING SO THEY FIND THE CONDITION OF THEIR BUSSINESS WHETHER IT IS LOSING, GAINING OR ONLY HOLDING IT OWN. IN OUR TEXT WE ARE TO EXAMINE OURSELVES (NOT THE OTHER FELLOW)-TAKE INVENTORY. THEREFORE LET US EXAMINE OUR CHRISTIAN PROFESSION IN RELATIONSHIP TO GOD AND MAN.

BODY

1)WE SHOULD EXAMINE OUR CONSECRATION-ROM 12:1

A) ARE "WE" AND "ALL" WE HAVE DEDICATD TO HIM

B) IS EACH MEMEBER OF YOUR BODY YEILDED TO HIM

FOR HIS SERVICE-ROM 6:13,16,19

2)WE SHOULD EXAMINE OUR CONDUCT-1 COR 11:1

A) HOW IS OUR HOME LIFE(JOHN11:3)

B)WHAT ABOUT OUR SOCIAL LIFE(EPH 5:11)

C) DOES THE PUBLIC HAVE CONFIDENCE IN OUR

CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE (EPH 5:15,16)

3) WE SHOULD EXAMINE OUR INFLUENCE-MATT 5:13-16

A) WE ARE TO BE LIGHTS SHINING (PHIL 2:15)

B) FROM OUR LIVES THE WAY OF LIFE SI TO SHINE

OUT (vs16)

4) WE SHOULD EXAMINE OUR LOVE-1 JOHN 3:17,18

A) IS IT MANIFESTED IN DEED AND IN TRUTH

B) CAN OTHER SEE LOVE IN YOU

5) WE SHOULD EXAMINE OUR IDEALS-ROM 12:2

A) THERE IS THE GOOD AND ACCEPTABLE AND

PERFECT WILL FO GOD FOR US.

6) WE SHOUDL EXAMINE OUR ATTITUDE-1 COR 13:2

A) TOWARD CHRIST-JOHN 14:15

B) TOWARD OUR BRETHREN-GAL 5:13

C) TOWARD OURSELVES-ROM 12:3

CONCLUSION

BY TAKING INVENTORY WE MAY KNOW OUR CONDITION SPIRITUALLY AND WE BE ABLE TO KNOW IF WE ARE PROSPERING OR BEING DEFEATED BY TAKING INVENTORY WE MAY KNOW OUR CONDITION SPIRITUALLY.


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