notes Speed Bumps, Roadblock and Guardrails

Garbage in Garbage Out
 What we put into our __________ and __________ affects our souls.
 As Americans we have a right to a life filled with ______________(freedom) and the pursuit of
__________________. (I Cor. 8:9-13)
 As Christ followers our freedom and happiness is only found in a __________________ life to Christ.
 Happiness is always just out of reach if we pursue it to only __________ ourselves.
 What we __________ the heart and mind becomes the voice of our conscience. (Matt. 12:33-35)
 Always guard yourself from exercising freedom for personal gain. (Gal. 5:13)
 As we fill the heart and mind with the things of God and His Word our conscience becomes our trusted
 We must to constantly be on __________. (Eph. 5:16)
 Our selfish pursuit of happiness will __________ others. (Eph. 5:17)
 Did you know drunkenness is actually wrong?! It will ruin your life! (Eph. 5:18a)
How to overcome this stumbling block? (Eph. 5:18b-20)
 Seek God and __________ Him.
 Give thanks to Him in ___________________.
 Positive thinking is not just a good idea... it is scriptural, if we are thinking on the __________ __________.
(Phil. 4:6-9)
 When we allow stress to control us we...
o are ________________________ God. (vs. 7a)
o are missing out on __________ that only comes from God. (7b)
 When we allow the Holy Spirit to control us we discover... (Phil. 4:8-9)
o __________ is not subjective.
o how to live a ____________________ life.
o what is ____________ really looks like.
o what is really ____________.
o what worth _______________.
o He is the only thing in life worth praising.
 The Result of right thinking is ____________ provided by the real ______________ of God.
 Our faithfulness to God is dependent on our _______________ & ________________with Him. (2 Tim. 3:14-17)
So What Now?
 Have a devotional time daily. (Find Biblical ___________________ in your life.)
 Follow your _____________________. (Listen to the Holy Spirit)
 Make a ____________ change. (Commit to real life change.)
 Commit to joining a small group. (Find Biblical _____________________ for your life)