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Living A Full Life

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Is it true that you are experiencing each day in enthusiasm? Do you cherish what you’re doing? Are you energized each and every minute? In your life, do you anticipate what’s coming up next? Is it accurate to say that you are carrying on with your best life?

 

 


Do the things you cherish and love to do. In retrospect of enjoying a full and prosperous life, you will learn that life is too valuable to be doing anything else. In the event that you detest something, at that point don’t do it. Invest your chance and vitality on things that bring you satisfaction and joy.

John 10:10

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. (You are meant to have the fullest kind of life).

Learn from bad experiences

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If your life is constantly driving you crazy, you need to reconstruct it to better handle stress. There are already many resources on handling stress. Indeed, common wisdom holds that when bad things happen to us, we should try to examine our negative feelings in order to defuse them. This applies not only to kids but to adults.

Those who re-immersed themselves in the bad experience had, well, another bad experience. Your ability to handle big stresses depends on how well you handle the little ones.

Disregard the things you can’t (or won’t) change. Individuals stick to their assessments like they’re a lifeline/help. However these are quite often sentiments about things that have positively no impact on their day by day lives. Unless you’re intending to make a move, disregard it and concentrate on the things throughout your life that you can change.
Acts 10:43

All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name. (Your sins are forgiven.)

Live consciously

We as a whole get into grooves and schedules we use to overcome the day, however we just have a predetermined number of days on this planet. Try not to put life on auto-pilot – live intentionally. Continuously ask yourself – why am I doing this?

John 14:16-17

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever— the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will being you.

(You have God’s Holy Spirit living inside you to give you wisdom, guidance, comfort and help.)

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Sharing Generously – Cheerful Giver

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Most of us want to feel like our lives mean something – that we’re making a positive difference in the world. Every time somebody’s heart of sorrow is pierced with the bullet of your smile, you have hit the bulls eye. Let’s allocate a portion of our lives to building others up, and enhancing their quality of life…

We should intentionally do more of:

  • Volunteering your expertise (whatever it is) to the world, and give those services to anyone who needs them.
  • Performing random acts of kindness.
  • Be compassionate in all human transactions.

After all, it is not impossible for one person to change someone’s bad day! Why not give more people the satisfaction of feeling valued, and encouraged? Share a smile, a smile reveals the light within you, the beautiful person you are. Ever notice how often a friend or colleague will reciprocate a smile after you share one?

Mother Teresa’s:

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

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Blunder and Stagger, sharing generously

We all make mistake, we all stumble around like nervous idiots and we definitely all get down now and again. When we help others, we learn; we aren’t alone in our determination to feel better and live happily. When one person performs a good deed, it causes a chain reaction of other altruistic acts. One study found that people are more likely to perform feats of generosity after observing another do the same. Passing through the town of sadness is healthy and part of being alive, just make sure you or your loved ones don’t move into that town. When you choose to help others, especially if it’s face to face, you’re entering their lives in a positive way, reinforcing social connections as you go. sharing-generously-cheerful-giver

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Acts 20:35

It is more blessed to give than to receive

2 Corinthians 9:7

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Proverbs 11:25

A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

Psalm 37:21

The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously.

 

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Deception, Omission

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deception, omission, commission Some feel that deception is never acceptable, while others feel that deception may be necessary to maintain legitimacy. Deception may be through omission or commission. In a 2002 study by Robert Feldman of the University of Massachusetts, he found that on average, people told two to three lies in a ten-minute conversation.


Humans aren’t the only species capable of lying, of course. What’s surprising is the extent to which other animals and even plants rely on deception to survive. In one comic example, the famous signing gorilla Koko blamed her pet kitten for ripping a sink out of the wall.

Dishonesty requires the brain to work harder than honesty, the demand for honesty is appropriate.

The Bible tells us not to bear false witness against our neighbor (Ten Commandments).

Exodus 20:16
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Justified Lie

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There might be a number of contexts in which lying is actually justified.

a brother lies about his sister’s where – abouts to the drunken husband threatening to harm her.

Lie, permissible

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Yet many philosophical and religious traditions have long claimed that rarely, if ever, is a lie permissible.

Galatians 6:7-8 ESV

Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

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Proverbs 12:22 ESV

Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.

Proverbs 10:9 ESV

Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.

Psalm 52:2 ESV

Your tongue plots destruction, like a sharp razor, you worker of deceit.

 

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Sea of Galilee

Fisher Men review
Fisher Men review

Fishers of Men, Fisher Men review

Fisher Men review “Fishers of Men” was spoken by Jesus when He was calling two of His disciples, Simon Peter and Andrew, to follow Him. “As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. ‘Come, follow me,’ Jesus said, ‘and I will make you fishers of men.’ At once they left their nets and followed him” (Mark 1:16–18; see also Matthew 4:19).

Matthew 4:18-22

18 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.

19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

20 And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.

21 And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother. In a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.

22 And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.


 

Be Fishers of Men – Not of Fish (John 21:1-17)

After Jesus’ resurrection there is a very interesting event which takes place at the Sea of Tiberias, as recorded in John 21:1-17, which is really a story about Peter and his ministry and what the Lord really desired of his life.

It is also a story about turning away from causing death, to a ministry of bringing life, even life eternal, which is something that all of us should be doing. So let’s join Jesus and his disciples after the Resurrection (John 21:1-17).

1 After these things Jesus manifested Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias, and He manifested Himself in this way.
2 There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee, and two others of His disciples.
3 Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We will also come with you.” They went out, and got into the boat; and that night they caught nothing.

We need to ask ourselves why they didn’t catch any fish. Could it be that they are going against the Lord’s will? Let’s go on in our John 21 passage and see. Fisher Men review

4 But when the day was now breaking, Jesus stood on the beach; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus.
5 Jesus therefore said to them, “Children, you do not have any fish, do you?” They answered Him, “No.”
6 And He said to them, “Cast the net on the right-hand side of the boat, and you will find a catch.” They cast therefore, and then they were not able to haul it in because of the great number of fish.

” Remember, it is written, “…whoever comes to me I will never drive away” [John 6:37].

So likewise, if any person in the world said to you, “I am a fisherman, but I have never caught anything,”. You would wonder how he could be called a fisherman. A farmer who never grew any wheat, or any other crop—is he a farmer? When Jesus Christ says, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men,”. Hhe means, that you will, really catch men and women—that you really, will save some; for he that never did catch any fish is not a fisherman.

He that never saved a sinner after years of work is not a minister of Christ. If the result of his life work is nothing. He made a mistake when he undertook it. Go with the fire of God in your hand and fling it among the straw, and the straw will burn. You can be sure of that. Go and scatter the good seed: it may not all fall in fertile places, but some of it will. You can be sure of that. Go and let your light shine, and someone’s eye will see the light. You must, you will succeed. But remember this is the Lord’s word—”Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Keep close to Jesus, and do as Jesus did, in his spirit, and he will make you fishers of men. Fisher Men review