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Feb 04 2013

Facing Your Fears: Rejection, Failure, and Death

Pastor Randy Pope teaches on the topic of Facing the Crippling Fears of Rejection, Failure, and Death

Outline

1) We fear rejection when self-esteem is fragile

  • a) Parental Criticism
  • b) Personal Comparisons
  • c) Relational Calamities

2) The fear of rejection creates an excessive need for acceptance

3) We overcome the fear of rejection when we matter to our most important audience

4) God intends for His people to know that they matter to him

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Outline

1. We fear failure when we

  • -Misunderstand failure
  • -Crave acceptancce
  • -Focus on our inadequacies

2. We overcome the fear of failure when we focus on God’s adequacies

  • -Fear not
  • -stand firm
  • -Be still
  • -Move on

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Outline

  1. We will fear death if we face it unknown
  • Death is inevitable
  • Death is not the end of life, but a transition to a different life
  • At the moment of death there is an immediate awakening of consciousness of one’s soul
  • There is an initial consignment of the soul
  • There is a future resurrection of the body
  • There is a final judgment and consignment of the body with the soul
  • As a believer death should be viewed as the Ideal
  • To die young is not to die prematurely
  • Heaven is the perfect place to be

2. We will feat death if we face it alone

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