This week, the message notes double as the take home sheet for personal application. Below are the real life situations we all deal with, and after each one is space for you to write your thoughts like:
When have I handled this poorly? Well?
What am I facing right now that fits in this category?
Considering the Bible passage (on the front) that deals with this, how should I respond?
When I’m right, be respectful not self-righteous. (James 3:13,17 )
When I’m wrong, be honest not defensive. (James 5:16)
When I’m in charge, be approachable not bossy. (Philippians 2:4-6)
When I’m following, be supportive not subversive. (Colossians 3:22-24)
When I’m disappointed, be gentle not judgmental. (Proverbs 15:1)
When I’m criticized, be reflective not reactive. (James 1:19-20, Proverbs 15:31-32)