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Titus part 3 – MORE THAN TRAIL MAINTENANCE

Titus 3:8 be careful to maintain good”
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This is a faithful saying, and these things I want you to affirm constantly, that those who have believed in God should be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men. Titus 3:8
 
And let our people also learn to maintain good works, to meet urgent needs, that they may not be unfruitful. – Titus 3:14
WE ALL GO THROUGH SEASONS OF FAILING, SURVIVING, THRIVING.
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We are all survivors of something!
The fact that you are surviving is proof that you have been through something!
 
How can you survive ?
 
God’s Word.
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105
 
 
Speak to yourself.
 David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. – 1 Samuel 30:6
 
 
Keep going through what your going through.
“When you go through deep waters, I will be with you! When you pass through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown! When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned up; it will NOT consume you!” Isaiah 43:2
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The only way out is through.
 
God uses the hardest parts of our life to prepare us for the best parts of our life.
God uses uncertainty to chase us out in the open where we can find him all over again.
“BUT WE KNOW that in all things God works for the GOOD of those who love him, and have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28
1.  MORE THAN MAINTENANCE.
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Proverbs 4:23 ” Guard your heart above all else,

    for it determines the course of your life.”
2. FROM MAINTENANCE TO MINISTRY
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“God did not save us from the world but for the world.” – Erwin McManus
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke
3. KEEP LOOKING FOR AND FOLLOWING THE SIGN POST.
Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. – Hebrews 13:2
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TRUST THE HOLY SPIRIT
TRUST GOD’S WORD
TRUST THE SKILLS YOU HAVE LEARNED
KEEP MOVING AND ENJOY THE JOURNEY.
Don’t let what you’re afraid of keep you from what your made for.
“God wants you to get where God wants you to go more than you want to get where God wants you to go.” – Mark Batterson
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