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How to Face the Future
September 12, 2020

How to Face the Future

September 12, 2020

What Does the Future Hold?
How to Face the Future

I. Introduction

A. What is supposed to be the viewpoint of a follower of Jesus toward the ?

II. Mistakes When Facing the Future

A. Planning without

1. James 4:13 (NAS) Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit.”

2. Include in your planning and goal setting!

3. James 4:15 (NAS) Instead, you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that.”

B. Presuming about

1. James 4:14 (NAS) Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.

a. Life is .

b. Life is .

i. Isaiah 56:12 (NAS) “Come,” they say, “let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; and tomorrow will be like today, only more so.”

ii. Proverbs 27:1 (NAS) Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.

2. Live at a time!

a. Matthew 6:34 (NAS) “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

C. Putting off doing what is

1. James 4:17 (NAS) Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin.

2. Do it !

D. There are really three things you can do with your life:

1. You can your life.

2. You can your life on different things.

3. We can our life.

a. Where I spend my time may determine where will spend their eternity!

E. How do you face the future?

1. Do you without God?

2. Do you have a tendency to take for ?

3. Do you know the thing to do, but you doing it?

III. Conclusion

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