Message: “Problem Solver Decision Helper” from Pastor Joe

Joe Summers - May 3, 2020

Problem Solver Decision Helper

Problem Solver- Decision Helper Lesson Objective:  To understand methods that we can use to assist others in learning how to make decisions that leads to problem solving Scripture:  Galatians 6:5  Joshua 9: 1-15  (emphasis on verse 14) Introduction Everyone has problems and often times seek others for advice We must be prepared to provide support where necessary Best is not to solve the problem but help the person to learn how to solve the problem Several steps in assisting in the process Help the person to take personal ownership and not give blame to others Galatians 6:5 For every man shall bear his own burden 1 Samuel 15: 24 LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being24 And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD, and thy words: because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. Help the person to seek assistance and accept good advice Exodus 18: 23-24 If you follow this advice and God so directs you, then you will be able to endure, and all these people can go home in peace.” 24Moses listened to his father-in-law and did everything he said. Surround oneself with people of like values Acts Chapter 15 ( Council) Help the person to look at their past to see if there is something to learn from their past 1 Samuel 17: 34-36 But David said to Saul, “Your servant has been keeping his father’s sheep. When a lion or a bear came and carried off a sheep from the flock,35 I went after it, struck it and rescued the sheep from its mouth. When it turned on me, I seized it by its hair, struck it and killed it. 36 Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he has defied the armies of the living God 2 Timothy 2:2 And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. Gather information—( Ask Questions) 2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. Moses sent out the 12 spies Numbers Chapter 13 Gather information from several sources and not just one Once a decision is made then the person must not be afraid to act Romans 8: 28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose It is ok to make a mistake while doing something remembering that making no decision is making a decision So what  Never ever forget to inquire of the Lord through the entire process  Joshua 9: 1-15  Romans 8: 14    

Scripture References: Galatians 6:5

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