Do you live by principle or pragmatism?
· A principled person does the right thing in any situation regardless of the cost.
· A pragmatic person takes the shortest route to get the job done.
· Enthusiasm without obedience is disobedience.
· Pragmatic people learn to live by principle through discipline.
Disobedience in one area will usually indicate disobedience in another area—2 Samuel 5:13-15
· David struggled with women.
· Sin is not what we do, sin is the part of our being that constantly wants to rebel against God.
Be careful who you go to for advice—1 Chronicles 13:1-3
· Do not go to people who will not give you Godly advice.
· Do not go to people who will tell you what you want to hear.
· Have someone in your life that will speak truth.
The momentum of your life effects the trajectory of someone else’s life.
· David’s life influenced the direction of Uzzah’s life.
· It matters that you do things correctly, not just effectively.
Just because your past was wrong doesn’t mean your future can’t be better—1 Chronicles 15:1-2, 12-13