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MARKETPLACE FACTS

TIME TO THINK Module 402 E Mario Denton Marketplace facts: Time to think


Marketplace facts: Time to think


Marketplace facts: Time to think


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.

Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • How often do you take time to think? • How often do you get away from the Rat Race and deal with the important issues rather than the urgent ones? • How do you sit down and consider the critical issues in our marriage, family, business, spiritual life, and future?

Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • For many this is a continual struggle. • Are you a an action person and a far more of a “doer” than a thinker. • Are you a a workaholic, so do you constantly have to build rest and time to get alone into your schedule. Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • Many business leaders share this struggle. • Do you have a daily time in God’s Word as a habit for you and do really enjoy just walking and praying.

Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • Do you love to exercise and pray for others. • Have you tried to regularly be in a small group of your peers. • Do you love to read and do a lot of that while traveling.

Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • Do you put in the “big rocks” first into my schedule jar before the “pebbles and sand” of urgent issues fill up the space.

Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • The bible tells us that God is the source of all wisdom. James 1:5 (Message) says, “If you don’t know what you’re doing, pray to the Father. He loves to help. You’ll get His help, and won’t be condescended to when you ask for it. Ask boldly, believingly, without a second thought.” Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • God will give us the answers if we take time to be with Him and seek Him. • Throughout the book of Proverbs we are challenged to seek this wisdom.

Marketplace facts: Time to think


TIME TO THINK • Proverbs 3:13 (M) says, “You’re blessed when you meet Lady Wisdom, when you make friends with Madame Insight. She’s worth far more than money in the bank; her friendship is better than a big salary. Her value exceeds all the trappings of wealth, nothing you could wish for holds a candle to her.” Marketplace facts: Time to think


Prayer Focus • Father, In the name of Jesus, I surrender myself to walk in the Word in the m arketplace. 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 Marketplace facts: Time to think


Learning, application and commitment: James 1: 22-25

• “Do not m erely 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 m irror 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) Marketplace facts: Time to think


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


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

Marketplace facts: Time to think


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Marketplace facts: Time to think


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