Here's the teaching outline for SUNDAY NITE LIVE. Join us at 6 PM EST.
James 4:10 AMPC
“Humble yourselves [feeling very insignificant] in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you [He will lift you up and make your lives significant].”
1. Change The Way We Think
Acts 5:34, 38-39 KJV
“But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, … addressed the Sanhedrin: “Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men. ... .38 Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail.39 But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God.”
Acts 3:19 TLB
“Now change your mind and attitude to God and turn to him so he can cleanse away your sins and send you wonderful times of refreshment from the presence of the Lord.”
Romans 12:2 AMPC
“Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].”
Romans 12:2 NLT
“. . . but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. . .”
Revelation 2:16 KJV
“Change your mind and attitude, or else I will come to you suddenly and fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
2. Increase Your Energy Management
First, Proverbs 8:17 KJV
“I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.”
Second, Jeremiah 29:12-14 AMPC
“Then you will call upon Me, and you will come and pray to Me, and I will hear and heed you. Then you will seek Me, inquire for, and require Me [as a vital necessity] and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. I will be found by you, says the Lord, and I will release you from captivity. . .”
Third, Psalm 5:3 NIV
“In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation."
Fourth, Proverbs 3:21 TLB
“Have two goals: wisdom—that is, knowing and doing right—and common sense. Don’t let them slip away, for they fill you with living energy and bring you honor and respect.”
Fifth, Colossians 1:29 NIV
“To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me.”
3. Activate Ephesians 6:8
Ephesians 6:8 KJV
“Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.”
Ephesians 6:8 MSG
“Good work will get you good pay from the Master. . .”
Ephesians 6:8 NIV
“The Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does. . .”
4. Be an original not a copy
Genesis 1:26 KJV
“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.”
5. Living a balanced life
According to Webster’s New Intercollegiate Dictionary, the word balance is defined as:
“a harmonious or satisfying arrangement of parts in a design.”
6. Never Give Up
2 Corinthians 4:8 CEV
“We often suffer, but we are never crushed. Even when we don't know what to do, we never give up.”
Ephesians 6:18 NCV
“Pray in the Spirit at all times with all kinds of prayers, asking for everything you need. To do this you must always be ready and never give up. Always pray for all God's people.”
Romans 12:11 CEV
“Never give up. Eagerly follow the Holy Spirit and serve the Lord.”
Psalm 71:14 CEV
“I will never give up hope or stop praising you.”
2 Corinthians 4:16 NLT
“That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.”
2 Timothy 3:10 NCV
“[Obey the Teachings ] But you have followed what I teach, the way I live, my goal, faith, patience, and love. You know I never give up.”
7. Find the niche for you
According to dictionary.com the word niche is defined as:
“a place or position suitable or appropriate for a person or thing; a distinct segment of a market.”
Matthew 7:7-8 KJV
“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.”
Here are seven ways to find your niche.
First, get out of your comfort zone.
Second, what are you good at and what do you enjoy?
Third, don’t over think it.
Proverbs 3:4-6 TLB
“If you want favor with both God and man, and a reputation for good judgment and common sense, then trust the Lord completely; don’t ever trust yourself. In everything you do, put God first, and he will direct you and crown your efforts with success.”
Fourth, the biggest chance you’ll ever take. . .is not taking a chance at all.
1 Corinthians 7:21 NLT
“Are you a slave? Don’t let that worry you—but if you get a chance to be free, take it.”
Fifth, today is the perfect day to start.
Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB
“If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.”
Sixth, free your mind from the fear of failure.
Ephesians 3:12 AMPC
“In Whom, because of our faith in Him, we dare to have the boldness (courage and confidence) of free access (an unreserved approach to God with freedom and without fear).”
Seventh, forward march.
Exodus 14:15 TLB
“Then the Lord said to Moses, “Quit praying and get the people moving! Forward, march!”