Word of the Day: incorrigible

Pronunciation: [in-KAWR-i-juh-buhl]

Definition(s):  impervious to constraints or punishment; willful; unruly; uncontrollable: an incorrigible child; incorrigible hair.
2.firmly fixed; not easily changed:

Part of Speech: adjective

Sentence: Due to old age, the incorrigible elderly man believed his way was the right way, because he’s always done it that way

Synonyms: hardened. uncorrectable, disobedient

Antonyms: fickle, manageable, obedient

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Return to Community

Bishop Dale C. Bronner
Word of Faith
6/8/2014
1 Thessalonians 5: 5-11

Return to Community 

Return to Community

 

Encourage one another and build each other up

  • we are children of light we are supposed to be in the know
  • we are not here to look at somebody and find fault in them
  • we are supposed to build one another up because the satanic forces of the world are already tearing us down
  • even encourage the one who encourages everyone else
    • they need it more than you know
Challenge yourself: Everyday this week find somebody to enocurage and build up
  • speak to their dreams
  • “i still believe in you”
  • “you can still be exactly what God called you to be”
  • we have a civic responsibility and moral obligation to encourage others and build them up
Community
  • People “talk” to each other
  • the way to go forward it to actually go back
    • cyberspace is an artificial community
    • pick up the phone and actually let somebody hear your voice, not your voicemail
    • send hand written letters
    • Signature = sign of your nature
    • in text you can’t determine tone
  • you remember things that are an experience
    • life is a collection of memories
  • in community you have the power to touch
  • community is about being able to connect
  • currently we have artificial community
    • everything is so segmented

Technology/Social Media

  • social media, is everything but social, when we open a computer we close our doors
  • technology is just an illusion,
  • smart phones = dumb people
  • technology is causing people to become individualistic
The bible was not written to individuals, it was written to a corporate body of believers – the Church
  • Jeremiah 29: 11
  • We have allowed our individual plans to pull us away from the corporate destiny of God
    • Beware of the unholy trinity of me, myself, and I
    • we have lost sight of the community from being blinded by our own selfish ambitions
    • Ephesians 4:1-6
  • Jesus taught us community through the model prayer
    • OUR father which art in heaven
      • he didn’t say MY father
    • Give US this day, OUR daily bread
      • he didn’t selfishly say feed ME
    • Lead US not in to temptation, deliver US from evil
    • he was praying for his community
  • You can be blessed better if you ask God to bless somebody other than you
  • We have to be concerned with more than just ourselves and our immediate needs
  • It requires humility to walk in unity
  • Humility isn’t thinking less of yourself, its thinking of yourself less
  • It is the greatest curseto be in a relationship with somebody who is selfish/egocentric
    • it’s not that they mean anything against you, it just means that everything is for them
Silence
  • Isiah 41:1-7
    • Keep silence before me
      • in silence we can find renewal and strength
      • Silent and Listen use the same letters
      • when silent you can hear the whisper of God
      • we don’t have the right to speak for God until we speak to God

Collaborative Effort

  • Everyone helped his neighbor and encouraged his brother
  • Isiah 41: 6
  • Communityis formed based on communication
    • when Satan wants to break a community he attacks and confuses communication
  • anyone who claims to be self made could have been so much greater if they let somebody else help them
  • coming together is a beginning, working together is progress. Staying together with joy is success
Work
  • It was a given in the Jewish culture to teach the ethics of work to the other generations, without it a generation will rise looking for a handout
  • Labor is the gift of God

Some greedy people will never have enough money

  • God teaches us that its good to work so that we might be able to help others
    • Ephesians 4:28
      • it leads you to give

Giving

  • no matter how little you have, you have something to give
    • time
    • knowledge
    • perspective
  • It will bless your life when you allow God to use you to bless someone else

Word of the Day: braggart

Pronunciation: [BRAG-ert]

Definition(s): a person who does a lot of bragging .

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence:  Last year John won the chess tournament, so as this year’s tournament approaches he been the biggest braggart.

synonyms: egotist, boaster, showoff, bigmouth, hotshot

antonyms: —

Finding Your David

Bishop Dale C. Bronner
Word of Faith
6/1/2014
1 Samuel 16: 1-13

Finding your David

Findind-Your-David

 

  • David is emblematic of who will capture your heart and provide the next level of leadership
  • David is a portal
    • A place of connection
  • Everybody needs somebody
    • You make them better and they make you better
    • Everybody needs somebody who they mean the world to
  • Before asking for a favor make sure you have sufficient relational equity
You must find peace in your relationship with:
  • God/Jesus
    • He’s a person, not just energy or force
      • He is the way
      • He is the word
      • He is the truth
      • He is a provider
      • He is peace
      • He is love
    • Never allow anything to detract from your relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Yourself
    • Rulers dont define who you are
    • Grades don’t define your intelligence
  • Your Life mission
    • You’re not here by coincidence or chance
  • The one you choose to marry
    • Choose someone you can celebrate,  not tolerate
  • Others
    • Luke 2: 14
    • Your greatest assest is not what you know,  It’s who you know
    • The seasons of your life doesn’t pass with time, it changes with the people who enter or exit your life
      • A new person can take you into the next dimension
  • The past is a platform, not a destination
    • God will use this as your testimony
      • Your testimony becomes the platform
  • When you die in yourself he will live through you
  • Every new level of your life comes with new relationships
    • You’ll never achieve what you’re capable of If you keep holding onto what you need to let go
    • Never cut off what you have the power to untie
      • Don’t burn your bridges
    • People shouldn’t be merely used or viewed as stepping stones
    • We have to learn to say “goodbye” and not “get lost”
    • Some peopleare assigned to you,  someare attached to you
      • Assigned – mutual benefit and strife
      • Attached – bloodsuckers

AttachedOrAssigned

  • Every person you met is either a lesson or a blessin’
  • Every person that is a lesson prepares you for the blessin’

relationship equities

  • Just because you met somebody in church doesn’t mean they are the one
    • Demons go to church to
    • The Highest level of demons us called the “religious order”
  • Anytime you notice a change in a person,  check their new relationships
  • Real friends arent in cyberspace,  they are in the real world
  • God’s answer to every problem is always a person
  • God has created millions of doors for his love, and one of those doors is you
Bad managers are:
  • Insecure
    • Territorial
    • Selfish and don’t like to share credit
  • Inconsiderate
    • Correct people in public
      • Correct privately,  praise publicly
    • Disrespectful
  • Incompetent
    • They lack the knowledge of people skills
    • Going to school doesn’t mean you know how to work well with people
  • Egocentric
    • They take all the credit
    • Great leaders take more of the blame than they should, but less of the praise than they could
Finding your david
  • Realize that Saul needs to be replaced – Samuel 16:1
  • Realize that finding your David will require a sacrifice – 1 Samuel 16:2
  • Realize that finding your David is a family affair – 1 Samuel 16:5
  • Realize that God looks at the beautiful heart not the attractive face and stature – 1 Samuel 16:7
  • Realize that if it’s not the right fit, let it pass – 1 Samuel 16:9
  • Realize you will often meet the counterfeit before the genuine – 1 Samuel 16:10
  • Realize that what you see is not all that exists – 1 Samuel 16:11
    • Sometimes there is stock in the back
    • Don’t limit God into working through who you know right now
  • God gives prophets the ability to see what regular eyes cant see