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MARKETPLACE FACTS Module 307 C

SEVEN PROMISES Mario Denton Market place facts: Seven promises


Market place facts: Seven promises


Overall purpose of this series on Marketplace To understand and learn from various marketplace facts so that you can: • Be more effective and anointed wherever you are in the marketplace. • Adapt and benchmark your marketplace practices and principles discussed in this series. • Use these material to facilitate the work of evangelism.

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#1 Honor Jesus Christ: • ‌Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven. (Matt. 5:16) (See Jn. 5:23; I Cor. 6:19, 20;10:31; 2 Cor. 8:23; 1 Tim. 6:16)

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#1 Honor Jesus Christ: • QUESTION: By your attitude and actions do you draw men to or repel them away from Jesus Christ? Market place facts: Seven promises


#2 Pursue Vital Relationships With Other Men: • …Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker and fellow soldier…whom you sent to take care of my needs. (Philip. 2:25b) (See 2 Cor. 2:13; 8:23;Philm.1:1,2)

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#2 Pursue Vital Relationships • QUESTION: Are you a ‘Lone Ranger’ or do you seek to develop meaningful relationships

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#3 Practice Personal Integrity: • I will go forward in the path of the blameless‌I will live in purity of heart, in my house. (Psalm 101:2a,cNJB) (See Gen. 6:9; 17:1; Job 1:1,8; 2:3; Ps.25:21; Mt. 5:8; 6:22)

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#3 Practice Personal Integrity: • QUESTION: Have you determined to live before God with singleness of heart and mind?

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#4 Build a Strong Marriage and Family: • ‌Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. (Matt. 7:24b) (See Ps. 127:3-5; Mal. 2:4; Hos. 2:19,20; Eph. 5:21-6:4; Col. 3:18-4:1)

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#4 Build a Strong Marriage and Family: • QUESTION: Is your responsibility to function as the head of your household in the manner prescribed by Scripture a top priority?

Market place facts: Seven promises


Market place facts: Seven promises


#5 Support His Pastor and Church: • Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. They keep watch over you as men who must give an account‌ (Heb. 13:17a) (See 1 Thess. 5:12,13; Heb. 13:7)

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#5 Support His Pastor and Church: • QUESTION: When you come to your pastor’s mind are you viewed as part of the problem or the solution?

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#6 Demonstrate Biblical Unity: • Jesus: That all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. • May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. (John 17:21)

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#6 Demonstrate Biblical Unity: • QUESTION: Do you, by your pride, cause divisions? • Or do you, through your humility, foster unity?

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#7 Influence His Community for Christ: • Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. (I Peter 2:12) (See Matt 5:13-16; Mk. 4:21,22; I Thes. 1:7,8; 1 Pet. 3:15)

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#7 Influence His Community for Christ: • QUESTION: Are you in fact making a difference for the Gospel, where you live, work, play and worship?

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"‌From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked." (Luke 12:48b)

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Prayer Focus • Father, In the name of Jesus, I surrender myself to walk in the Word in the marketplace. Your word living in me produces the Life in this world. • The word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. It makes my way plain before me. • I boldly and confidently say that my heart is fixed and established on the solid foundation – the Living Word of God! Amen Market place facts: Seven promises


Learning, application and commitment: James 1: 22-25 • “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. • Do what it says. • Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in the mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. • But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.” (NIV) Market place facts: Seven promises


Learning, application and commitment • One of the principles that I have learned from this lesson was … • I intend to apply this principle in my market place by: ….. • With the help of the Holy Spirit, I will begin applying this truth immediately. Market place facts: Seven promises


Jesus said: Take what I have given you and change the world!

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Blessings from Dr Mario Denton as the Africa: Continental Program Director - Marketplace

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