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What does the story of Narcissus teach about misguided passions?

drown in self absorbed

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What are the three levels in which our passions emerge?

13. _interest_
14. _desire_
15. _sacrifice_

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16. What did the author identify as one of the “real problems with discovering our passions”?

Determining which interests to choose: Find what our interests are vs. the overwhelming outside interests that are influencing us

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17. What are the three important conditions outlined in Psalm 37:3-6 about receiving the desires of our hearts?

a. When we trust in the Lord’s ways as being good, our desires will be for those “good” ways.
b. When we delight in the Lord, our desires will be for that in which we delight – The Lord and His ways.
c. When we commit our ways to the Lord, we will restrict our desires to only those ways that are of the Lord.

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18. What does Proverbs 4:23 teach us about pursuing our passions?

That we need to guard what enters our heart, for it is where the passions come from.

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19. What does Philippians 2:3-4 teach us about our interests

We are always to HUMBLY consider the interests of others, and avoid pursuing our own interests in a VAIN or CONCEITED manner.

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20. Who was credited in scripture as modeling the behavior outlined in Philippians 2:3-4

Timothy

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In the exercise on discovering one’s interests in the 90 descriptions on emotion, what did each letter in each characteristic represent:

21. (R) _realistic_
22. (I) _investigative_
23. (A) _artistic_
24. (S) _social_
25. (E) _enterprising_
26. (C) _conventional_

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jobs involve the use of tools, machines, or physical skill. Builders like working with their hands and bodies, working with plants and animals, and working outdoors.

building

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jobs involve theory, research, and intellectual inquiry. Thinkers like working with ideas and concepts, and enjoy science, technology, and academia.

thinking

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jobs involve art, design, language, and self-expression. Creators like working in unstructured environments and producing something unique.

creating

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jobs involve assisting, teaching, coaching, and serving other people. Helpers like working in cooperative environments to improve the lives of others.

helping

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jobs involve leading, motivating, and influencing others. Persuaders like working in positions of power to make decisions and carry out projects.

persuading

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jobs involve managing data, information, and processes. Organizers like to work in structured environments to complete tasks with precision and accuracy.

organizing

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5. What is guaranteed upon your arrival at the next destination in your life (upon high school graduation), regardless of which option you choose to pursue next?

You will face problems and difficult circumstances which will TEMPT YOU to believe that you made the wrong choice.

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6. What is the primary point being made by Robert Frost ‘s quote at the start of the chapter

God has called each of us in a UNIQUE manner (that is the road LESS traveled). Whereas individuals are tempted to follow the crowd (that is the road WELL traveled).

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What are the three critical forces that shape our experiences?

7. _circumstances_
8. _intensity_
9. _time_

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10. What was the example the author gave from the physical earth to illustrate how three shaping forces work?

Carbon – which starts as coal, becomes graphite and then a diamond

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11. What is the name the author gave to his advice for each of you to write your own autobiographies?

Biologs

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Who were the four individuals from the Bible that the author used to illustrate how our life calling is often formed by our life experiences?

12. _Joseph_
13. _Moses_
14. _Daniel_
15. _Paul_

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: Blatantly and disdainfully proud; Having or showing an attitude of superiority; Contempt for people perceived to be inferior.

haughty eyes

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a lying tounge

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Taking advantage of people; hurting people emotionally, physically, intellectually, etc. because you want to

hands that shed innocent blood

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heart that divises wicked schemes

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feet that are quick to rush into evil

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Intentionally spreading gossip, rumors, slander for the purpose of making someone else look bad (to either bring them down, or to elevate yourself in the eyes of others)

a false witness who pours out lies

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Intentionally speaking poorly about a boss, teacher, coach, or anyone else in authority or in a group in order to create factions and discord rather than bringing people together in unity.

a person who stirs up conflict in the community

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How do the seven (7) warnings above support the teaching in Romans 11:22-24 about the kindness and sternness of God?

Shows the kindness of God through God’s forgiveness of you if you’ve participated in the behavior above. Shows the sternness of God through the negative consequences people will receive for these behaviors