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Key Thought:

Following these biblical principles will make you a playoff contender.


Key Quote

“There are no discounts on greatness” – Pastor Bil Cornelius



Start talking. Find a conversation starter for your group.
  • What is your favorite sport?
  • Do you prefer college athletics or professional athletics?
  • Who is your favorite athlete? 


Start thinking. Ask a thoughtful question.
  • How do you become resourceful?
  • Why is it hard to forget/let go of our mistakes?
  • What did Ps. Bil mean by “winning on the road”? Why is this important?


Start sharing. Choose questions that create openness.
  • How are you managing your time? Is there anything you need to do differently with your time?
  • We are all on a team (EX. Work, family, church, school, etc.). Is your team on the same page? If not, how are you going to get them on the same page?
  • How do respond to mistakes knowing there’s always a fresh set of downs to make things right?


Start praying. Be bold, and pray with power.

Dear Jesus, thank You for all You do for me. I ask for your help to live more like You this week. In Your name I pray, amen.



Start doing. Commit to a step and live it out this week.
  • Track your hours to see how you’re spending your time and make changes as needed.
  • If you’ve never trusted God with the tithe, test it for the next few weeks. See how God works in your life because of it!
  • Lead your team to unity by getting everyone on the same page with the same goal.

Scriptures

“...Keep your sense of urgency…” 2 Timothy 4:2a AMP

“So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise.  Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days.”  Ephesians 5:15-16 NLT

“By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know him...”  2 Peter 1:3 NLT

“They will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.” Micah 4:3 NLT

“Will man rob God? Yet you are robbing me. But you say, ‘How have we robbed you?’ In your tithes and contributions. You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing me, the whole nation of you. 10 Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need.”  Malachi 3:8-10 ESV

“Live wisely among those who are not believers and make the most of every opportunity.”  Colossians 4:5 NLT

“Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap...And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.”  Galatians 6:7-9 ESV

“Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.” Lamentations 3:23 NLT

“Harmony is as refreshing as the dew from Mount Hermon that falls on the mountains of Zion.  And there the Lord has pronounced his blessing, even life everlasting.” Psalm 133:3-4 NLT


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