I Am – Part 4A
Sermon by Pastor Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo
Topic: I AM PART 4A
Text: I Corinthians 7:17(MSG)
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Continuing on the series "I AM"......
Our identity is meant to be from God not from man...
All the pressures we face in life is man-made, "what will people say syndrome"....
I Corinthians 7:17(MSG), let no one put you under pressure.
Today we will be talking mostly about emotional balance.
A lot of people don't like their spouse they are about to get married to but love wedding...
God gave us feelings but He never intended for feelings to be our guide.....
Feelings can be very misleading, the feelings are there but you can't trust your feelings because they are fickle.
For you to be successful, you must master your feelings and control it, or else you're trouble going somewhere to happen. Proverbs 25:28(KJV).
It is lack of emotional control that makes people do "love at first sight", our emotions are likes dogs that must be on a constant leach for control.
We all need emotional balance...
Its emotional immaturity to beat an adult "men that beat their wives" Ephesians 4:26.
God designed it in such a way that you control your feelings and use it for good.
There is no sense in feelings or else God won't give us both.
You will like a lot of things in life but you must learn to set them free especially when you obviously cannot have it or afford it.
Women are very emotionally savvy and smart and they already have a picture of their romance life ahead.
Women fall in love ahead while men fall in lust ahead....
You must not date everybody that comes across your life or else you will miss a lot things in your life, some are supposed to be your friend, mentor, mentee, business partner, connectors to great job and deals.
#1 By praying...
Whenever your emotions are leading in a way you know you should not go, just seek help from God, simples prayers like "God help me"
When you feel like doing wrong and you know you should not or when you need to do right and you don't feel like, just pray and ask help from God.
#2 Put principles in place, live your life by principles, it helps you to put control, Job 31:1, cut off things that will not help your emotions be in place.
Your emotions can be stirred, so cut off some kind of places, cut off some kind of music, cut off some contacts and chat (especially your 'EXs")
Live your life by principles.
Your feelings has no integrity, it can leave you at anytime.
The weight of "see finish" is only meant to survive on the platform of marriage.
You'll never gain by disobeying God, put principles in place in your life.
Put procedures, put structures and principles in place it will help your life and protect you from personal destruction.