Flashcards in 28Dec2020 Deck (17)
What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?
Mat 6:21 WJT
Our hearts will seek that which we desire and value most.
Prv 4:23 NKJV
Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life.
The source of conflict is...
My selfishness and the pursuit of my own selfish desires
Replace selfish desires with...
Desires for Christ and the best interests of others.
I must die...
To self and separate me from my selfish desires.
Phi 2:3-4 KJV
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;
I need to be...
kind and gentle, thoughtful and patient!
Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.
Walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.
So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself;
for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church,
My wife is...
the most important thing in my life AFTER God!
Love my wife especially...
in her struggles and shortfalls, because they are mine as well!
My #1 desire is...
to please Christ and follow his commandments.
I’m angry because...
I don’t get what I want and things are not the way I think they should be!