Get Your Passion Back

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Get Your Passion Back by Mind Map: Get Your Passion Back

1. Think about how enthusiasm could change the climate around you

1.1. Enthusiasm is not

1.1.1. Product of environment

1.1.2. Posture of heart!

1.2. Serve God in my job

1.2.1. Do my best

1.2.2. Leave it all on the field

1.3. Home

1.3.1. Excited to see you

1.3.2. Do you want to go to church today?

1.3.3. Can’t wait for church!

1.4. How do you keep the passion?

1.4.1. ? Don’t! Struggle!

1.5. Softball field

1.5.1. Jesus watch!

1.6. But thank God!

1.6.1. He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1.6.2. Do what you did

1.6.2.1. Cry out to God!

2. Took his eyes off his CALLING and put it on his COMFORT

2.1. Which best represents you?

2.1.1. Are you charging into spiritual battle?

2.1.2. Comfortable! Complacent?

2.1.3. Have you been smoking the wacky Tabacky of American consumerism.

2.2. Covid-19! Close to God!

2.2.1. Bored

2.2.2. Spiritually disengaged

2.2.3. .Binge watch

2.3. Psalm 51:10-12 10 Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. 11 Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me. 12 Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you.

2.3.1. Manafter God’s own heart!

3. En theos

3.1. In God

3.1.1. filled with God

3.2. Born out of intimacy with God!

3.2.1. 1 Corinthians 15:57-58 But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ. 58 So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

3.2.2. Work enthusiastically for the Lord

3.2.3. 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NLT) 58 ... for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

4. Loosing your passion

4.1. One time, close to God

4.2. Lost the passion

4.2.1. Lost the intimacy

4.2.2. Lost your faith.

4.3. Talk to those of you who have lost some of your spiritual passion.

4.3.1. One time, close to God

4.3.2. Lost the passion

4.3.2.1. Lost the intimacy

4.3.2.2. Lost your faith.

4.3.2.2.1. (I understand)

5. My story.

6. GET YOUR PASSIONBACK

6.1. Enthusiasm Inspiration, frenzy, inspired or possessed by a (greek)

6.2. Enthusiasm mid 16th century Latin enthusiasmus ‘inspiration, frenzy’ from Greek enthousiasmos, from enthousiazein ‘be inspired or possessed by a god’ (based on theos ‘god’).

6.3. 2 types of people

6.3.1. Those wholet circumstances influence their enthusiasm.

6.3.2. Those whousetheir enthusiasm to influence their circumstances.

7. It’s not WHAT you do that makesit meaningful, it’s WHO you do it for

7.1. Clean the House

7.2. Work for the Lord! Transforms something mundane

8. Enthusiasm is not a product of environment as much as posture of our hearts

8.1. 1 Sam 17:45-46 But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ. 58 So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

8.1.1. Not human confidence

8.1.1.1. Raw

8.1.1.1.1. unparalleled spiritual passion

8.1.1.1.2. En theos!

8.2. David!

8.2.1. Little bo

8.2.1.1. Grew up to be king

8.2.2. Had spiritual enthusiasm

8.2.2.1. Lost it

9. WHERE DID DAVID’S ENTHUSIASM COME FROM?

9.1. He trusted God daily

9.1.1. Lion/Bear

9.1.2. God delivered

9.2. He walked with God daily

9.2.1. Lord shep

9.2.2. Not Sun church

9.3. He worshiped God daily

9.3.1. Don't miss the best part, Knowing God.

10. 2 Seasons

10.1. Kid / King

10.1.1. Ran into battle

10.1.1.1. Kings go off war

10.1.1.2. 2 Samuel 11:1 (NLT) 1 In the spring of the year, when kings normally go out to war, ... David stayed behind in Jerusalem.

10.1.1.3. Stayed home

10.1.1.4. Roof!

10.2. With enthusiasm, David ran into the battle to serve his God

10.2.1. Kid

10.3. With apathy, David walked on the roof to serve hiscomfort.

10.3.1. King

10.4. How did a man who had such enthusiasm as a KID lose it as a KING?

11. Jesus said to Church in Ephesus

11.1. Revelation 2:4-5 4 “But I have this complaint against you. You don’t love me or each other as you did at first! 5 Look how far you have fallen! Turn back to me and do the works you did at first. If you don’t repent, I will come and remove your lampstand from its place among the churches.

11.1.1. You didn’t lose it

11.1.1.1. You left it!

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