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John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, July 1, 2012

When You Can’t Find Something Nice to Say

HIJACKED: What’s Holding You Captive

When You Can’t Find Something Nice to Say

Memory Verse: Matthew 7:1–2 (NKJV) “Judge not, that you be not judged. 2 For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.

Text: Numbers 12:1-15

1. The Source of a Critical Attitude

Numbers 12:1-2;  Nehemiah 4:1–3

Epigram on Jealousy by Paul Lee Tan
   No man is a complete failure until he begins disliking men who succeed.
•   The man who keeps busy helping the man below him won’t have time to envy the man above him—and there may not be anybody above him anyway. —Henrietta C. Mears

2. The Seriousness of a Critical Attitude?

Numbers 12:1–2;  Numbers 12:4–10; 1 Chronicles 16:22; Hebrews 3:2, 5-6Numbers 12:11;  Nehemiah 4:10–12;  Psalm 7:11;  Romans 2:1–2

 “How dare you abuse any servant of mine, especially such a servant as Moses, who is a friend, a confidant, and steward of the house?’ ’ –Matthew Henry

 “Only God can judge me.” -- Tupac Shakur

3. The Solution to a Critical Attitude

Matthew 7:1-5; Galatians 6:1;  Romans 14:10–13;  John 8:7; 1 Peter 2:1–3; Proverbs 28:13

"There is really one difficult person in the world for whom you are responsible." --C. S. Lewis