Flashcards in Life Calling Ch. 13-16, Nehemiah & Practicing Leadership Deck (83):
What are the three parts of our Personal Mission?
Needs, Vision and Action
Know the Life Calling Model
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Where does our strong sense of mission come from?
The needs of the world
"The kind of work God usually calls you to is the kind of work that you need most to do and that the world most needs to have done... The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet."
a compelling desire for some type of achievement or distinction
To make distinct and clear.
existing conditions or surroundings
cause to move in a particular direction by or as if by a pulling force
place of settlement, activity, or residence
lack of something deemed necessary
situation or condition in a good position, or with a good chance or prospect for advancement or success
a system of principles used for guidance in practical affairs
any question or matter involving danger, doubt, uncertainty, or difficulty
the things one believes have relative worth, merit, or importance
"The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision."
long for, aim at, or seek earnestly, with eager desire to achieve as something of high value
the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to bravely face challenge, diffculty, or pain in spite of the fear these forces might evoke
see in one’s mind something of beauty, charm, value, or desirability
to give a person courage and a daring spirit that will move him or her forward without hesitating or being controlled by fear in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff
ability to see in one’s mind something that is not real in the immediate setting
ability to arouse an animating, quickening, or exalting influence
mental image representing something in a graphic sense
job, assignment, chore, or act of work to be carried out
a vivid, imaginative conception or anticipation
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
doing or performing something, or something done or performed
possess courageous endurance
the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to bravely face challenge, difficulty, or pain in spite of the fear these forces might evoke
a line of thought or action or a tendency or inclination leading from one point of reference to another
purpose toward which an endeavor is directed
to intentionally attempt something even when there is a chance of failure
a plan, method, or series of actions for obtaining a specific goal or result
Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
On the contrary, they saw that I had been entrusted with the task of preaching the gospel to the Gentiles, just as Peter had been to the Jews.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. is is the rst and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” (AKA love God and love others)
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
What scripture deals with boasting about tomorrow, and not being focused so much on the future that you miss out on the call today to love God and love others?
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
"Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “ ose who are with us are more than those who are with them.” And Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” en the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of re all around Elisha.
2 KINGS 6:16-17
Lift up your eyes and look about you: All assemble and come to you; your sons come from afar, and your daughters are carried on the hip.
After Paul had seen the vision, we got ready at once to leave for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.
Where is the parable of the talents located?
"Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright?” (Verse that says we are known by our actions)
I have fought the good ght, I have nished the race, I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7
erefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. e rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash
What will you use your irrevocable gifts to do?
To meet your mission
What do your encounters in your life give you the opportunity to do?
At each encounter your mission has an opportunity to do what two things?
An opportunity to grow or to be buried
The concept of authority is found in which book of the bible?
The circumstances of today may be different but what one things has always been apparent?
What blesses you?
The effort to follow authority
What buries you?
Disobedience to authority
What are the four key questions when putting together your personal mission?
1. Who or what is the target of my mission?
2. What is it that I will be doing?
3. What will it look like if my mission is successful?
4. What do I need to do in order to get started?
When you answer the four questions what kind of attitude do you attain?
One of clarity
What are the four major categories of needs?
What is the one added category of needs?
Situations you're presently encountering
What are we uniquely created with, concerning needs?
What is the basis for the effectiveness of the Great Commission?
All authority has been given to Him
List and explain the six important concepts from the Great Commission
2. Make Disciples
5. All Authority
6. I am with you
Who was Paul effective in preaching to?
Who was Peter effective in preaching to?
Who did not accept their calling?
What is a vision?
A picture not a task or plan
What are the three qualities vision involves?
1. Imagination- creates hope
2. Inspiration- goodness results from faith in your inspiration from God
3. Independence- sets you free from being bullied intellectually
Which person is used in the book as having a vision?
Martin Luther King
Your life calling is pointless if you don't have what?
What is the threefold component?
1. Be a dreamer- have dreams
2. Be a dream caster- share dreams with others
3. Be a dream maker- make dreams come true
Why is independence important?
You can't be a dreamer without your own dream
What did Elisha ask for?
For their eyes to be opened
What are the three C's of Nehemiah?
1. Character- attitude of hope through perseverance, hope for the future
2. Concern- for something greater than himself
3. Courage- faced the fears
What fears did Nehemiah face?
1. Fear of how the King would react. (fear of asking)
2. Self-Doubt (can I do this? Am I worthy?)
3. Confusion (become emotionally swamped)
What is one of the greatest inhibitors to keep people from pursuing their life calling?
What is courage?
Not the absence of fear, but to face fear
In order to have courage what do you need?
What are the four steps to help you cross the bridge from vision to action?
1. Establish Directions
2. Set Goals
3. Begin to resource the vision
What are the three T's of stewardship?
The concept of faith without actions is dead ties in with what two previous lessons?
Parable of the Talents and Tortoise and Hare concept
What are the four major barriers that or event you from life calling?
1. Must become strong enough to overcome the selfishness of indifference
2. Must become strong enough to overcome the comfort of complacency
3. Must become strong enough to overcome the fear of failure
4. Must become strong enough to overcome the avoidance of pain
Explain what concept Judas dramatically illustrates.
A foundation of sand- claiming faith in God's purpose, yet not acting on it or acting in an incongruent way
If a personal mission is not fueled by a vision what will it lack?
Power and Endurance
What verse is the Great Commission found in?