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  • Don’t Waste Your Season of Loneliness

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    What should you do when you go through a season of loneliness? The answer is illustrated in the life of Paul in 2 Timothy 4, when he was in prison and awaiting his execution.

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  • Every Season of Life Has a Purpose

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    Life is full of contrasts. We go through mountains, and we go through valleys. We go through successes, and we go through failures. We have wins, and we have losses. In weather, there are four seasons. But in your life, there are dozens of different seasons. And every season of life includes both good and bad times.

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  • 07-10-17-All-About-Love-Focusing-On-Gods-Purpose-Leaves-Little-Time-For-Envy
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    When you start to get concerned about something God is doing in another person’s life and envy starts to build, focus on the plan God has for your life. Don’t get distracted — center in on God’s will for your life.

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  • Laugh, Play, Pray, and Hope

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    God meant for you to enjoy your life, not just endure it. He formed your body in a way that illustrates that truth. God’s Word is clear: Enjoying your life will lead to a healthier year.

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  • God’s Solution for Loneliness

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    The Bible encourages us to consider several things when we grapple with loneliness: First, focus on the needs of others. We can choose to turn our eyes toward other people, instead of staying focused on ourselves. And we can look for specific ways to serve them. The apostle Paul focused on telling more people about Jesus: “But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it” (2 Timothy 4:17a NIV).

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  • No One Else Could Have Made You, You

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    God planned every single day of your life. Before you took your first breath, God knew every single event of your life. Long before you were conceived by your parents, you were conceived in the mind of God. It is not fate, or chance, or luck, or coincidence that you are breathing at this very moment.

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  • We Don’t Need to Fight Critics

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    Negative people will distract you. You know God has given you an important assignment. But these naysayers tell you that you’re the wrong person. You’ve got the wrong idea. You’re doing it the wrong way.

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  • Focus on God’s Opinion, not What Others Say

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    People who accomplish big things in life must face naysayers who try to discourage them.

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  • Five Choices That Will Transform Your Life

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    We learned yesterday that, ultimately, your identity is based on your choices. Here are five winning choices you can make that will help determine your destiny:

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  • Make Choices That Positively Affect Your Life

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    You are wonderfully complex, the Bible tells us in Psalm 139:14. To fulfill God’s purpose for you, you have to look at every dimension of your life and understand five factors that influence your identity. So far this week we’ve talked about the ways that our chemistry, our connections, our circumstances, and our consciousness affect the way we are shaped.

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