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Living the Adventure In 2012. John 10:10 – Jesus Christ Gives Life— The Fullness of Life Hebrews 11:8-10 –Abraham, A Man of Faith—Fully Alive.

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1 Living the Adventure In 2012

2 John 10:10 – Jesus Christ Gives Life— The Fullness of Life Hebrews 11:8-10 –Abraham, A Man of Faith—Fully Alive

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4 “The Glory of God is a human being who is fully alive.” --Saint Irenaeus, in the 2 nd Century

5 Eric Weihenmayer Blind Mountain Climber on Mt. Cook, New Zealand

6 I. God’s Goal for Us… The High Places Habakkuk 3:17-19 II Samuel 22:33-34 Psalm 18: God gives us strength And security In the High Places

7 "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." -- C.S. Lewis

8 II. The High Place is… Our Dwelling Place Isaiah 33:16 “Fortress” (Protection) “Bread” (Provision) “Water” (Refreshment) “Your Eyes Shall See” (A clear view of everything—especially “The King in His beauty”)

9 “The High Places…do not refer to Heavenly places after death, but…the glorious Experience of God’s children here and now— if they will follow the path He chooses for them.” --Hannah Hurnard Hinds Feet On High Places

10 III. Enemies Are Defeated… In The High Places Deuteronomy 33:29 Caleb—Joshua 14:6-12; 15:13-14 Spiritual Warfare—yes Personal Giants…example – FEAR

11 Youth and Summits

12 Caleb said, “Give me this mountain.”

13 Too Old?  At 82, Winston Churchill wrote A History of the English People.  At 89, Arthur Rubenstein gave one of his greatest performances at Carnegie Hall.  At 88, Helen Hooven Santmyer completed … the #1 New York Times bestseller And Ladies of the Club. It took 50 yrs. to write.

14 Seniors and Summits  Mario Locatelli, age 71 years 7 months, climbed Mt. McKinley (20,320 ft.).  Min Sherchan, age 76, climbed Mt. Everest (29,035 ft.).  George Solt, age 82, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro.  Bill Painter, age 83, climbed Mt. Rainier.  Rev. William Butler, on his 85 th birthday, climbed Long’s Peak – Colorado.

15 “Abraham Maslow estimated that only one person in a hundred could be called self- actualizing or fully functioning. He felt that most of the others exist without really living. By common estimation most people realize only about 10 % of their life-potential.” --John Powell Fully Human Fully Alive

16 With Christ—We Can Conquer New Heights in 2012!

17 Created by Dr. John Fischle  2012


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