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Good Medicine

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Fresh Air

Series: Fresh Air
Josh Canizaro
October 5, 2014

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Good Medicine

Part 2 of Fresh Air
Josh Canizaro
October 5, 2014
Memory Verse:
(Job 33:4 NLT) For the Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
(2 Timothy 1:16 TLB) May the Lord bless Onesiphorus and all his family because he visited me and encouraged me often. His visits revived me like a breath of fresh air.
(2 Timothy 3:1-3 NIV) But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving...
Look at these four end time attitudes:
Ungrateful.
Unholy.
Unloving.
Unforgiving.
(John 10:10 NIV) The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
Good Medicine
(Proverbs 17:22 NIV) A cheerful heart is good medicine.
(Nehemiah 8:10 NIV) The joy of the Lord is your strength.
1. Make the choice every day.
(Hebrews 12:1 NIV) Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
(Psalm 19:14 NIV) May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.
2. Develop a high appreciation for life.
(2 Corinthians 6:10 NIV) Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
(1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV) Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
3. Find something positive in everything.
(Philippians 4:8 NIV) Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things.
4. Turn everything over to God.
(Philippians 4:6-7 NIV) Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
(1 Peter 5:7 NIV) Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
(Philippians 2:5-11 NIV) Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus...
Fresh Air Principle #2: Choose a Christ-like attitude.
Upcoming Events:
October 12th Next Steps Essentials at 11:15am in Langston Hughes Academy Library. Lunch and childcare provided.
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