Presentation on theme: "1 Crossroads of Life. 2 Crossroads of our Lives Show me Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God."— Presentation transcript:
1 Crossroads of Life
2 Crossroads of our Lives Show me Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day. (Psalm 25:4-5)
3 Which Road will we Choose? Joshua 24:15 1 Kings 18:21 Jeremiah 6:16 7:23-24 Matt. 7: 13-14
4 Ponder the path of your feet, And let all your ways be established. Do not turn to the right or the left; Remove your foot from evil. (Prov. 4:26-27) Crossroads of our Lives
5 Highway of Holiness Paths before Us Jer. 6:16 (42:3) Isaiah 35:8 Matt. 7:14
6 Ps 16:11 You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Ps 23:3 He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Ps 25:10 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth, To such as keep His covenant and His testimonies. Highway of Holiness
7 Ps 119:35 Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it. Pr 2:8-9 He guards the paths of justice and preserves the way of His saints. Then you will understand righteousness… justice, Equity and every good path. Pr 2:20 So you may walk in the way of goodness, And keep to the paths of righteousness.
8 Highway of Holiness Pr 4:11 I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in right paths. Isa 2:3 Many people shall come and say, “Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, To the house of the God of Jacob; He will teach us His ways, And we shall walk in His paths.” For out of Zion shall go forth the law, And the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
9 Highway of Holiness Isa 26:7 The way of the just is uprightness; O Most Upright, You weigh the path of the just. Isa 59:8-9 The way of peace they have not known, And there is no justice in their ways; They have made themselves crooked paths; Whoever takes that way shall not know peace.
10 Highway of Holiness CHOICE: Heb 12:13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed.
11 Way of Destruction Paths before Us Jer. 6:16 (42:3) Matthew 7:13
12 Ps 1:1 Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful; Pr 2:15 Whose ways are crooked, And who are devious in their paths; Pr 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But he who heeds counsel is wise. Way of Destruction
13 Pr 13:15 Good understanding gains favor, But the way of the unfaithful is hard. Pr 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death. Pr 15:9 The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But He loves him who follows righteousness. Way of Destruction
14 CHOICE: Eph 4:17 This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind… Way of Destruction
15 Crossroads of Life Obey the gospel; be a Christian? Acts 2:36-38, 41; 4:4; 8:35-39 Acts 13:45; 17:32 Reject the gospel & be lost?
16 Crossroads of Life Live in sin? Eph. 2:1-2 Romans 6: 1-2, Pet. 4:1-4 James 4:4 2 Pet. 2: Pet. 2:9-12 Live above sin?
17 Crossroads of Life Pay the price, or turn away? Lk. 14:25-33 Lk. 9:23 Turn away? (family…favor… promotion… pleasure…leisure) Ezra 10:1-4 2 Cor. 2:9; 7:9-11
18 Crossroads of Life Remember God when young? Eccl. 11:9- 12:1 Forget God until later? 1 Cor. 15:33-34; 1 Tim. 4:12
19 Crossroads of Life Be faithful to the end? Matt. 10:22; Heb. 10:36; 2 Tim. 4:7-8 Stop doing what you can? 2 Cor. 4:16; Psa. 71:16; Titus 2:2-3
20 Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my anxieties; And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting. (Psa. 139:23-24) Crossroads of our Lives
21 Crossroads of Life Jesus is the Way to Life Jno. 14:6 Jno. 8:12 Which road will you take?