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Life Group Questions

1. Since all things have a way of changing, what do you like the most about the change that is going on around you? What do you like least?


2. Have you seen much change in the last year where you work? What changes do you expect to happen in the upcoming year?


3. Do you agree with the statement, "Our behavior will always reflect what we really believe"? Why?


4. This series about Characteristics of Successful People has been so good! Share a couple examples of ways you have changed because of this series:

a. Being Responsible
b. Be Trustworthy
c. Conquer Stress
d. Self –Worth
e. Be Grateful
f. Embrace Change

5. Share some aspects of your Christian walk that God wants you to change.

Sermon Notes

Embrace Change

In God’s master plan all things change!

Who Moved My Cheese? – Dr. Spencer Johnson

Top 5 thoughts:

1. Anticipate change
2. If you do not change, you can become extinct.
3. Ask yourself “What would I do if I weren’t afraid of change?”
4. Smell the Cheese often so you know when it is getting old.
5. Change happens. They keep moving the Cheese.

Isaiah 43:18-19
18 "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.”

Phil 3:13
“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead,…”

Christian life is all about changing!!

Change is required to:
-be saved
-live our new life in Christ
-follow Jesus
-go from being self-centered to becoming God-centered

You will seldom change what you can tolerate.

Matthew 4:4
4 “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes (proceeds) from the mouth of God.”

GCF Katy is changing!

Psalm 84:5
... Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage. 6 As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; the autumn rains also cover it with pools. 7 They go from strength to strength, till each appears before God in Zion.

Christians are called pilgrims not settlers!

Faith without works is dead!

Change is God’s message!

Summary

We are all going through change!
Consider your behavior to realize what you really believe!
God requires us to change!

Ten Characteristics of Successful People

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