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  • We can learn much good from following faithful examples such as the apostle

    Paul. Phil. 3:17; 1 Cor. 11:1

    We would do well to study about Pauls heart and follow such goodness.

    Romans 9:1-3; 10:1-4; Phil. 1:6-11

  • Paul was Disciplined!

    He used self control and constantly disciplined himself1 Cor. 9:24-27

    We all must add this quality to our lives. 2 Peter 1:6

    Allow God our Father to discipline us Hebrews 12:5-10

    The Holy Spirit via Gods Word shall convict us of sin, etc. so we can correct and direct

    our life by His truth! John 16:8-13

  • Paul Motivated Others!

    He motivated through encouraging words Philemon 21

    He also encouraged the brethren to motivate each other Romans 15:14

    Be careful, not everything edifies 1 Corinthians 10:23

    We are commanded to stir up to love and good works by faithfully assembling together

    and worshipping God. Hebrews 10:24-25

  • Paul Was Optimistic!

    He was focused on the right things and was dedicated to doing the right things

    too! 2 Timothy 4:6-8

    We are encouraged to live and plan for eternity. Matthew 6:19-21

    It helps us to remember that, if we love God and serve him that all things work

    together for good Romans 8:28-29

  • Paul Knew the Source of His Power!

    It was God that sustained him! 2 Tim. 4:18

    It was Jesus that he could do all things through Phil. 4:13

    God is the source of our strength too! Ephesians 6:10

    We also must trust in God and seek His help Matthew 6:13; 2 Thes. 3:3; Phil. 4:19

  • Paul Was Satisfied with What He Had! Philippians 4:11

    A satisfaction that God gives us what we need when were faithful. Mt. 6:33

    A recognition that every good thing that we have is from God. James 1:17

    Even our ability to get wealth is from God Deut. 8:18; Prov. 10:22

    We must develop this satisfaction and knowledge of contentment. Hebrews 13:5

  • Paul Was Persistent!

    He showed diligence and persistence in teaching Gods word Acts 28:24-31

    It is not our responsibility to make people obey, but to teach the truth. 1 Cor. 3:5-6

    We must always be teaching the Word of God 2 Timothy 4:2

    We should be steadfast and immovable in doing this 1 Corinthians 15:58

  • Paul Was Happy!

    He looked forward to enjoy this with the brethren Romans 15:32

    He spoke before Agrippa as this Acts 26:2

    The obedient righteous faith allows happiness Romans 14:22

  • How Is Your Heart?

    Is it focused on these good things like Paul was?

    You can change your heart today by choosing to follow Christ and his truth!

    Jn. 8:31-32; 2 Cor. 6:1-2

    Come to Jesus by Hearing the truth 1 Cor. 15:3-4, Believing Jn. 8:24, Repenting

    Acts 2:38, Confessing Jesus Acts 8:37,

    Be Baptized Acts 22:16