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Utilizing the Spirit to Protect Your Heart

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Hosea 4:6 NKJV
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for Me; Because you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.
7 Areas of Life
1. Physical, Health
Hosa
2. Social - Relationships with people
3. Spiritual - Relationship with God, Jesus, Holy Spirit

7 Areas of Life We are Always Working On

4. Financial, Assets
1. Physical
2. Social
3. Spiritual
5. Intellect, Knowledge
4. Financial
5. Intellectual
6. Emotional
7. Mental
6. Purpose, Destiny, Leadership
7. Mental, Emotional, Creativity

Utilizing the Spirit to Protect Your Heart

Why is it important to protect your heart?

Proverbs 4:23 NLT
Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.
What I would like to do is take this time and just share with you some of my story to show you what this scripture mean. I want to give but testimony but I also want to do a bit of teaching in the process. I’m going to give you bits and pieces but you will get the full story of my life as I go along with teaching embedded.
Mom and Dad
Best Friend in College
Things my family would say

Destroyed my Emotional Health - How this affected me?

Rejection, wanted to be accepted - led to a life of more abuse -BDSM
My Brother Died
Tried to commit sucide

God stepped In

Brother Died
Led me to my current church
I was growing in my life in my career
the pastors were helping me
the assistant pastors became my mentorobs
I got a job making more money than I had every made in my entire life as an Oracle Applications DBA - IT Field move to wv

MOM

my best friend and i was crying
we would talk for hours on the phone
move to Connecticut
move with my mom
This is when God began to start teaching me about

Peace

Recognizing When There is No Peace

Learned the hard way - life
Story of the girl and the studio
Mac in the kitchen
Spiritual mom getting a job
Doing each of these time all I know is something on the inside was wrong
While I was in the situation I did not recognize it was no peace. But each time I went through one of these major events, I know I felt it

God use a very small situation that broke us up and then my eyes open completely
Ephesians 4:30–31 NKJV
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice.
Ephesians 4:30–32 NKJV
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.
Ephesians 4:30-32
Ephesians 4:30
Ephesians 4:30–32 NLT
And do not bring sorrow to God’s Holy Spirit by the way you live. Remember, he has identified you as his own, guaranteeing that you will be saved on the day of redemption. Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
Ephesians 4:
Ephesians 4:30–32 The Message
Don’t grieve God. Don’t break his heart. His Holy Spirit, moving and breathing in you, is the most intimate part of your life, making you fit for himself. Don’t take such a gift for granted. Make a clean break with all cutting, backbiting, profane talk. Be gentle with one another, sensitive. Forgive one another as quickly and thoroughly as God in Christ forgave you.

What to do When your Recognize there is no Peace?

Conflict Resolutoin

1. Self-Reflection and Analyzation

Matthew 7:3–5 NLT
“And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye when you have a log in your own? How can you think of saying to your friend, ‘Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye,’ when you can’t see past the log in your own eye? Hypocrite! First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend’s eye.
John 5:44 NLT
No wonder you can’t believe! For you gladly honor each other, but you don’t care about the honor that comes from the one who alone is God.
Matthew 7:3-
Galatians 1:10 NLT
Obviously, I’m not trying to win the approval of people, but of God. If pleasing people were my goal, I would not be Christ’s servant.
I did have nurturing growing up. So anyone who nurtured me, I feel in love with them and they went into the wrong category
Galatians 1:10
I did not like when people made me the butt of thier jokes, the Holy Spirit was showing me that it was not cool and i never had peace
Also I had a dream that I ignored. Please do not ignore your dreams.
I did not like when people made me the butt of thier jokes, the Holy Spirit was showing me that it was not cool and i never had peace

The Divinity Code to Understanding Your Dreams and Visions

2. Boundaries

Proverbs 4:23 NLT
Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.
Luke 5:15–16 NLT
But despite Jesus’ instructions, the report of his power spread even faster, and vast crowds came to hear him preach and to be healed of their diseases. But Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer.
Luke 5:
Jesus didn’t mind saying no and going off by himself. I was afraid to say no because I was afraid to lose anyone because of the death of my parents and brother.

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life

Compliant

3. Conflict Resolution

Matthew 18:15–17 NLT
“If another believer sins against you, go privately and point out the offense. If the other person listens and confesses it, you have won that person back. But if you are unsuccessful, take one or two others with you and go back again, so that everything you say may be confirmed by two or three witnesses. If the person still refuses to listen, take your case to the church. Then if he or she won’t accept the church’s decision, treat that person as a pagan or a corrupt tax collector.

“If another believer sins against you, go privately and point out the offense. If the other person listens and confesses it, you have won that person back. 16 But if you are unsuccessful, take one or two others with you and go back again, so that everything you say may be confirmed by two or three witnesses. 17 If the person still refuses to listen, take your case to the church. Then if he or she won’t accept the church’s decision, treat that person as a pagan or a corrupt tax collector.

Titus 3:5 NLT
he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit.
Titus 3:10–11 The Message
Warn a quarrelsome person once or twice, but then be done with him. It’s obvious that such a person is out of line, rebellious against God. By persisting in divisiveness he cuts himself off.
Titus 3:10–11 NLT
If people are causing divisions among you, give a first and second warning. After that, have nothing more to do with them. For people like that have turned away from the truth, and their own sins condemn them.
Set Up Boundaries

Recognizing when there is no peace

Titus 3:

4. Separate Yourself

2 Timothy 3:1–5 The Message
Don’t be naive. There are difficult times ahead. As the end approaches, people are going to be self-absorbed, money-hungry, self-promoting, stuck-up, profane, contemptuous of parents, crude, coarse, dog-eat-dog, unbending, slanderers, impulsively wild, savage, cynical, treacherous, ruthless, bloated windbags, addicted to lust, and allergic to God. They’ll make a show of religion, but behind the scenes they’re animals. Stay clear of these people.
2 Timothy 3:5
Romans 16:17 KJV 1900
Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them.
Titus 3:5
Isaiah 59:1–2 NLT
Listen! The Lord’s arm is not too weak to save you, nor is his ear too deaf to hear you call. It’s your sins that have cut you off from God. Because of your sins, he has turned away and will not listen anymore.
2 Timothy 3:5 The Message
They’ll make a show of religion, but behind the scenes they’re animals. Stay clear of these people.
2 Timothy
Amos 3:3 NLT
Can two people walk together without agreeing on the direction?
Psalm 34:14–16 The Message
Turn your back on sin; do something good. Embrace peace—don’t let it get away! God keeps an eye on his friends, his ears pick up every moan and groan. God won’t put up with rebels; he’ll cull them from the pack.
Psalm 34:

Personal Relationship with God

1. How do you get to know anyone?

Spending Time with them

2. Paying Tithes Story

3. See Him as a loving Father - My Daddy

The holy spirit will speak to you the most in the area where you struggle the most. For me it is relationship, espically with women. He was always speaking but because I didn’t recongize his voice and following peace, I missed him all the time

The Real Us - Spirit, Soul, Flesh

We are Spirit Beings
The Soul is the Gateway to Your Spirit and Your Body
It will affect your spirit your body
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