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A Better Way – Week Five

A Better Way – Week Five

January 29, 2022

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control …”   




“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope – the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.” TITUS 2:11-14



1. Let God’s . . .
. . . Teach us to be

“Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” HEBREWS 10:23-25

What is faithfulness?
Consistent obedience even in difficult circumstances

How do I develop more faithfulness?

2. Let God’s  . . .
. . . Teach us to be

“But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you
have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.”
   1 PETER 3:15-16

What is gentleness?
Careful and redemptive confrontation

How do I develop more gentleness?

Coming Next Week!
1 Corinthians – 5 Great Truths
Week 1 OUR GIFTS Chapter 12
Week 2/3 OUR LOVE Chapter 13
Week 4 OUR PURPOSE Chapter 14
Week 5 OUR HOPE Chapter 15
Week 6 OUR GRATITUDE Chapter 16

3. Let God’s  . .
. . . Teach us to be

“I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love…”. EPHESIANS 4:1-2

What is Self-Control?
The ability to say no to excess and immature impulse

How do I develop more self-control?

The Golden Rule of Habit Change: You can’t extinguish a bad habit, you can only change it.”


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