Presentation on theme: "Principles of ivin LG Spiritual teachings for practical living. The First Sabbath Pulpit Series for 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Principles of ivin LG Spiritual teachings for practical living. The First Sabbath Pulpit Series for 2012
Spiritual living Spiritual living The single life The single life Parenting Parenting The teenage life The teenage life Grandparenting Grandparenting Divorce & remarriage Divorce & remarriage Attitudes & behaviors Attitudes & behaviors Courtship & dating Courtship & dating Marriage Marriage Career choices Career choices Principles Concerning
Addictions AddictionsGamblingSexDrug Love addiction
Back to Basics The Bottom Line What Matters Most Principles for Christians
Ten Foundation Principles for Christian Living 1. Living in Gods presence Psalm 27:4-5, Gal 2: Prayer and Bible study 1 Thessalonians. 5:17, Psalm 119: Witnessing Matthew 5:16 4. Unconditional love John 13:35, 1 John 4: Compassion Ephesians 4:32 6. Kindness 1 Peter 3:8 7. Steadfastness 1 Corinthians 15:58 8. Self-control 2 Timothy 4:5, 2 Corinthians 15:58 9. Humility Matthew 5:5, 1 Peter 3:8 10. Faith Hebrews 11:1,6
14 Basic Individual Values Needed for Healthy Living By Barrington & Annick Brennen Literacy Literacy Community Community Equality Equality Faithfulness Faithfulness Friendliness Friendliness Industriousness Industriousness Integrity and honesty Integrity and honesty Loyalty Loyalty Justice Mercy Reliability Selflessness Sobriety Abstemiousness-- Moderation in the amount of food one consumes Righteousness
The basics of life are first and best transmitted from parents to children. No school, church, or society can function as parents. Principles
Next to the parent, the Church can be a great environment where principles are first caught then taught. If a principle of life cannot be caught it is not a divine principle.
When some say that they are living by Christians principles, their actions should speak louder than their words. When some say that they are living for Jesus, Jesus should be seen in them before they say it.
Daniel 6: but they were unable to do so. They could find no corruption in him, because he was trustworthy and neither corrupt nor negligent.