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D E P E N D E N C E

D E P E N D E N C E

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  1. D E P E N D E N C E

  2. D E P E N D E N C E Independent Not influenced or controlled by others in matters of conduct, etc.; thinking or acting for oneself Not subject to another’s authority or jurisdiction; autonomous; free Not influenced by the thought or action of others

  3. D E P E N D E N C E Dependent Relying on someone or something else for aid, support, etc. Conditioned or determined by something else; contingent Subordinate; subject Not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms

  4. D E P E N D E N C E • Dependable • The “Go To” • Artists have “Go To” inspiration • Athletes have “Go To” moves • Coaches have “Go To” players or plays • Craftsmen have “Go To” tools • Bosses have “Go To” employees • Christians have “Go To” prayers, scriptures, songs, and places

  5. D E P E N D E N C E Dependable Capable of being depended on; worthy of trust; reliable The Unreliable Proverbs 25:19 Our “Go To” God Psalm 146:5-6 Proverbs 3:5-6

  6. D E P E N D E N C E Like a bad tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in times of trouble. Proverbs 25:19

  7. D E P E N D E N C E 5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,    whose hope is in the Lord his God,6 the Maker of heaven and earth,    the sea, and everything in them—the Lord, who remains faithful forever. Psalm 146:5-6

  8. D E P E N D E N C E 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart    and lean not on your own understanding;6 in all your ways acknowledge him,    and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6

  9. D E P E N D E N C E • Becoming More Dependable • He considers me faithful • 1 Timothy 1:12-14 • Depend on Him so I’m Dependable • Word & Works - 1 Peter 4:11 • His Fruit - Galatians 5:22-23 • Others Focus • 1 Corinthians 10:31-33 • Good For Your Word • Matthew 5:37

  10. D E P E N D E N C E I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me faithful, appointing me to his service. Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and unbelief.  1 Timothy 1:12-14

  11. D E P E N D E N C E The grace of our Lord was poured out on me abundantly, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. 1 Timothy 1:12-14

  12. D E P E N D E N C E If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen. 1 Peter 4:11

  13. D E P E N D E N C E But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23

  14. D E P E N D E N C E So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. Do not cause anyone to stumble, whether Jews, Greeks or the church of God — even as I try to please everybody in every way. For I am not seeking my own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved. 1 Corinthians 10:31-33

  15. D E P E N D E N C E Simply let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one. Matthew 5:37

  16. D E P E N D E N C E • Becoming More Dependable • Tight Tongue • Proverbs 11:13 • Repent Often • Luke 17:4 • Start Small • Luke 16:10 • Matthew 25:14-30 • Constantly go to the “Go To” • 2 Corinthians 3:18

  17. D E P E N D E N C E A gossip betrays a confidence,     but a trustworthy man keeps a secret. Proverbs 11:13

  18. D E P E N D E N C E If he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times comes back to you and says, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.” Luke 17:4

  19. D E P E N D E N C E “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. Luke 16:10

  20. D E P E N D E N C E “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them. To one he gave five talents of money, to another two talents, and to another one talent, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey.  Matthew 25:14-30

  21. D E P E N D E N C E The man who had received the five talents went at once and put his money to work and gained five more. So also, the one with the two talents gained two more. But the man who had received the one talent went off, dug a hole in the ground and hid his master’s money. Matthew 25:14-30

  22. D E P E N D E N C E “After a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them. The man who had received the five talents brought the other five. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with five talents. See, I have gained five more.’ Matthew 25:14-30

  23. D E P E N D E N C E “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ “The man with the two talents also came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with two talents; see, I have gained two more.’ Matthew 25:14-30

  24. D E P E N D E N C E “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ Matthew 25:14-30

  25. D E P E N D E N C E “Then the man who had received the one talent came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not sown and gathering where you have not scattered seed. 25 So I was afraid and went out and hid your talent in the ground. See, here is what belongs to you.’ Matthew 25:14-30

  26. D E P E N D E N C E “His master replied, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? Well then, you should have put my money on deposit with the bankers, so that when I returned I would have received it back with interest. Matthew 25:14-30

  27. D E P E N D E N C E “‘Take the talent from him and give it to the one who has the ten talents. For everyone who has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him. Matthew 25:14-30

  28. D E P E N D E N C E And throw that worthless servant outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’ Matthew 25:14-30

  29. D E P E N D E N C E And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18