Flashcards in Test 4 Q4 Deck (62):
Defnes the fundamental purpose of your existence, succinctly describing why you exist and what you are meant to do with your life
Depicts a long-term view of the way your world will look in the future if you are successful in carrying out your mission.
Describes the strategy that culminates in you actually ful lling your mission.
Situation with a good chance or prospect for advancement or success.
Any question or matter involving danger, doubt, uncertainty, or difficulty.
A system of principles used for guidance in practical affairs.
What one believes to have relative worth, merit, or importance.
A compelling desire for some type of achievement or distinction.
To make clear and distinct
Cause to move in a particular direct on by or as if by a pulling force.
Existing conditions or surroundings
long for, aim at, or seek earnestly.
The quality of mind and spirit that enables a person to face their fears.
See in one’s mind something or beauty, charm, value or desirability.
Job, assignment, chore or act of work.
Purpose toward which an endeavor is directed.
Plan, method, or series of ac ons for obtaining a speci c goal or result.
Line of thought or action leading from one point of reference to another.
Intentionally a empt something even when there is a chance of failure.
Frederick ___________quote stating that individuals will find their life calling in “the _________ that you need most to do and that the _________ most needs to have done.”
Beuchners; work; world
Is our call to serve the world an op onal one?
No (NOTE - Our choice to accept the call IS OPTIONAL, God’s call IS NOT - it is the only call He is giving to us).
Who was Paul effective in preaching to?
Who was Peter effective in preaching to?
An example of someone we learned about early in the school year who was never happy in accepting God’s role in his life.
What are the four key questions to ask when we start the process of putting together our Personal Mission?
a. Who or what is the target of my mission?
b. What is it that I will be doing?
c. What will it look like if my mission is successful?
d. What do I need to do in order to get started?
What areas did the textbook identify as the needs of the world that draw us?
People, Problem, Opportunity and Location
An individual who gave one of the best examples of displaying a passionate vision in his “I Have a Dream” speech.
Martin Luther King Jr.
List the specific four forces of need used in the “I Have A Dream” speech that drew this person and will draw us.
a. People force: Americans
b. Contextual force (opportunity): Racial Bigotry
c. Problem force: Equal Rights
d. Location: United States (specially the American South)
What scripture is the Great Commission found?
What are the six concepts in the Great Commission that guide our personal mission and set the context for our overall Life Calling:
2. Make disciples
5. Have all authority
6. Christ is with you
Where in scripture do you find Jesus’ Command to us to Love God and Love Others?
What is the central theme of the teaching contained in Acts 1:8 and James 4:13-15?
We are to focus on the PRESENT (people, place, circumstances we are in) and do what God has called us to do (love God & others)
Vision does not equal:
The ingredient of developing a life-changing vision through the formation of a conscious idea or mental image of something
you have never before wholly thought of in reality.
The ingredient of allowing the voices of your spirit, soul, and heart to speak as loud as your mind and body.
Is the ingredient of guiding your dreams towards your own images rather than those of others.
The scripture that states “Without a vision, the people perish.”
What are the three phases of the dream cycle?
Dreamer, DreamCaster, and DreamMaker
In God’s calling to “Open our Eyes” the textbook used the account of _________ to teach us how to see possibilities in situations where we once only saw challenges.
In God’s calling to “Lift Up Your Eyes” the textbook used the account of _________ to teach about hope and encouragement in the times of despair and discouragement.
In all of these teachings, we are called to “see” beyond ourselves. What is the primary reason we are called to “see” beyond ourselves?
Moves us beyond the temptation of selfishness
What are the two essential qualities that are required when taking action and obtaining resources as we move toward our vision?
Courage and Risk
What are the four steps that can help us “cross the bridge from vision to ac on” as described in our curriculum?
a. Establishes Direction
b. Set SMART Goals
c. Develop a Strategy (Resource the vision)
d. Take Action
List the S.M.A.R.T. goals and give an example of each.
What are the "three T's" of stewardship?
Time, Talent and Treasure
What is the central theme given from the teaching in James 2, Matthew 25:26-27, and Proverbs 20:11?
Your actions will illustrate whether you are living by faith or fear.
Who said in 2 Timothy 4:7 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”
When the curriculum states “One of the most dramatic illustrations of this can be found in the tragic story of Judas”, what is the “this” that the author is referencing?
The consequences of the contrast of living in a double-minded manner.
In the conclusion of our book, what does the author state are the four barriers that must be overcome in order to pursue our Life Calling?
1. Overcome the selfishness of indifference
2. Overcome the comfort of complacency
3. Overcome the fear of failure
4. Overcome the avoidance of pain
What nation held Israel in captivity during Nehemiah’s time?
What was Nehemiah’s job under the king?
What was significance about Nehemiah having that specific job?
A position of high trust and daily access to the king
What was the problem faced by Nehemiah’s people?
Their city was unsafe due to the walls being in need of repair.
What was significant about Nehemiah’s character when he addressed the abovemen oned problem?
He had HOPE that the walls could be rebuilt despite the fact that his people were in captivity.
What was signi cant about Nehemiah’s concern when he addressed the abovemen oned problem?
He had concern for his people and their plight; showing that he had care for something greater than himself
What are the four manners in which Nehemiah showed courage when facing his fears?
1. He went to the king even though he wasn’t sure how the king would react; (would the king be angry, take away his position, etc.)
2. Faced his own self doubt
a. Wondering if he had the actual talent to accomplish the vision
b. Wondering if he was worthy
3. Faced moments of confusion during turmoil; wondering if he was going about the tasks the right way
4. Faced the prospect of disappointment; (the king may not support, the people may not help, he may fail in his efforts)
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