Stay Positive

Stay Positive

Philippians 2:14-16

I. Stop trying to please everyone

    A. We must please God (Psalm 147:11; Hebrews 13:15-16; Romans 12:1-2)
    B. This will upset some people (Galatians 1:10)

II. Give up the fear of change

    A. Paul’s attitude toward change (1 Corinthians 9:19-23)
    B. The early church’s response to change (Acts 8)

III. Don’t live in the past

    A. Have you been forgiven? (Philippians 3:13-14; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 1 John 2:1-2; 1 Peter 2:1-3)
    B. Forgive others (Matthew 6:14-15)

IV. Stop over-thinking and worrying

    A. Seek God’s kingdom and God’s righteousness (Matthew 6:25-34)
    B. Turn to Him when you struggle (Philippians 4:6-7)

V. Don’t doubt yourself and put yourself down

    A. You are: chosen, royal, and holy! (1 Peter 2:9)
    B. He has given us power, love, and a sound mind! (2 Timothy 1:7; Romans 1:16-17; Romans 5:8; 1 John 4:7; Ephesians 3:4; 2 Peter 1:3)

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