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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>An ĎAha Momentí!</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Whatever it Takes Pt 4</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='margin-left:.75in;text-align:center;
text-indent:-.75in'><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>3.20.11<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span></span></b><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Integrity&nbsp;
Bud Wrenn</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><i><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>John 16:29-30, 33 Then his disciples said,
ďAt last you are speaking plainly and not figuratively. <sup>30 </sup>Now we
understand that you know everything, and thereís no need to question you. From
this we believe that you came from God.Ē <br>
<sup>33 </sup>I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here
on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have
overcome the world.Ē </span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Jesus' three pictures to help the disciples
understand how to move forward.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>1) <u>Expectation</u>:† I will be leaving you
Ė but I will come again for you.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>2) <u>Engagement</u>:† I will still be
engaged with you Ė though in a different way.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>3) <u>Energy</u>:† I will send Someone new
Who will energize you.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Following
Jesus Gives Us Ö.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><strong><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>1) Focus in the face of our fears. †(Expectation)</span></strong></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><strong><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>&nbsp;</span></strong></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><strong><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>a) Start with </span></strong><em><b><u><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>the end in mind</span></u></b></em><strong><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>.</span></strong></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><strong><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>John 14:1 </span></i></strong><i><sup><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>†</span></sup></i><i><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>ďDonít let your hearts be troubled. Trust in
God, and trust also in me. <sup>2 </sup>There is more than enough room in my
Fatherís home. If this were not so, would I have told you that I am going to
prepare a place for you? <br>
<br>
</span></i></p>

<p><strong><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>b) Work
to continuously widen your </span></strong><em><b><u><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>peripheral vision</span></u></b></em><strong><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>.</span></strong></p>

<p><strong><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>John 14:8†
</span></i></strong><i><sup><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>†</span></sup></i><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>Philip said, ďLord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied.Ē
<sup>9 </sup>Jesus replied, ďHave I been with you all this time, Philip, and
yet you still donít know who I am? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father!
So why are you asking me to show him to you? </span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>2)
Confidence in spite of our imperfection.† (Engagement)</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><strong><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>a) Itís <i><u>Godís garden</u></i> Ė not mine.</span></strong><b><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><br>
<i>John 15:1 (NLT)</i>† </span></b><em><sup><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>1 </span></sup></em><em><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>ďI am the true grapevine, and my Father is the gardener.</span></em><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'> </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>b)</span></b><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'> <b>It is much better to
be pruned than to be <i><u>cut off from the Vine</u></i>.&nbsp;</b></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><em><sup><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>†</span></sup></em><em><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>John 15:2 (NLT)</span></b></em><em><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>† He <u>cuts off every branch of mine that doesnít produce fruit</u>,
and he prunes the branches that do bear fruit so they will produce even more. </span></em></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Remaining in Jesus:
Itís an <i><u>attitude</u></i> driven by a <i><u>mindset</u></i>.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><i><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Philippians 2:3-5 (NLT) </span></i></b><i><sup><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>3 </span></sup></i><i><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Donít be selfish; donít
try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.
<sup>4 </sup>Donít look out only for your own interests, but take an interest
in others, too.† <sup>5 </sup>You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus
had. </span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><em><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'>John 15:5-6</span></b></em><em><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'> <b>(NLT)</b>† Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who
remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For <u>apart from me you
can do nothing</u>. <sup>6 </sup>Anyone who does not remain in me is thrown
away like a useless branch and withers. Such branches are gathered into a pile
to be burned. </span></em></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>3)
Power to accomplish BIG thingsÖ.† (Energy)</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Öthrough
the Holy Spirit...</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>a)
providing <i><u>spiritual guidance</u></i>.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'><a href="http://www.crossbooks.com/verse.asp?ref=Jn+16%3A13"><span
style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>John 16:13</span></a></span></i></b><i><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'> <b>(NLT)</b>† When the
Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. Ö. </span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>b)
directing me toward <i><u>God's plan</u></i>.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'><a href="http://www.crossbooks.com/verse.asp?ref=Jn+16%3A13"><span
style='color:black;text-decoration:none'>John 16:13</span></a></span></i></b><i><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'> <b>(NLT)</b> ††Ö. He will
tell you about the future. </span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>c)
pointing to <i><u>Christ and not Himself</u></i>.</span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><b><i><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>John 14:26 (NLT) </span></i></b><i><sup><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>26 </span></sup></i><i><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>But when the Father sends
the Advocate as my representativeóthat is, the Holy Spiritó<u>he will teach you
everything and will remind you of everything I have told you</u>. </span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><i><span style='font-family:
"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='margin-bottom:12.0pt;text-align:center'><i><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------</span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='margin-bottom:12.0pt;text-align:center'><i><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Ephesians
2:10 (NLT) </span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>10
For we are Godís masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can
do the good things he planned for us long ago. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Romans
12:1-13 (NLT) </span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>1
And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God
because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrificeóthe
kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>2
Donít copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you
into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know
Godís will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>3
Because of the privilege and authority God has given me, I give each of you
this warning: Donít think you are better than you really are. Be honest in your
evaluation of yourselves, measuring yourselves by the faith God has given us. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>4
Just as our bodies have many parts and each part has a special function, </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>5
so it is with Christís body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong
to each other. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>6
In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well.
So if God has given you the ability to prophesy, speak out with as much faith
as God has given you. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>7
If your gift is serving others, serve them well. If you are a teacher, teach
well. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>8
If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give
generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility
seriously. And if you have a gift for showing kindness to others, do it gladly.
</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>9
Donít just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold
tightly to what is good. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>10
Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each
other. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>11
Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>12
Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>13
When Godís people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to
practice hospitality. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Ephesians
4:11-16 (NLT) </span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>11
Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets,
the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>12
Their responsibility is to equip Godís people to do his work and build up the
church, the body of Christ. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>13
This will continue until we all come to such unity in our faith and knowledge
of Godís Son that we will be mature in the Lord, measuring up to the full and
complete standard of Christ. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>14
Then we will no longer be immature like children. We wonít be tossed and blown
about by every wind of new teaching. We will not be influenced when people try
to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>15
Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more
like Christ, who is the head of his body, the church. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>16
He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own
special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy
and growing and full of love. </span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>&nbsp;</span></p>

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a Ministry / Ministries<br>
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&amp; Error is OK<br>
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SERVE Class 301<br>
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</span></span><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Commit
to Faithfulness<br>
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</span></span><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Commit
to Being a Team Player<br>
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style='font-family:Wingdings;color:black'>ō<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;
</span></span><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'>Commit
to a Life in the Church</span></b></p>

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