METRON 9-2-18 – Part I – CHOOSE LIFE!

METRON 9-2-18 –CHOOSE LIFE!: Creating a Better Reality by Taking Full Ownership of Your Current One, Part I

Today’s Notes:

I – “I call heaven and earth to testify against you today! I’ve set life and death before you today: both blessings and curses. Choose life, that it may be well with you—you and your children.”
(Deuteronomy 30:19 – ISV)

II – “Today I call the heavens and the earth to testify against you: Life and death I have put before you, the blessing and the malediction*. Now choose life that you may live, you and your seed…”
(Deuteronomy 30:19 – CLV

*mal·e·dic·tion : a magical word or phrase uttered with the intention of bringing about evil or destruction; a curse

III – “Do not be deceived and deluded and misled; God will not allow Himself to be sneered at (scorned, disdained, or mocked by mere pretensions or professions, or by His precepts being set aside.) [He inevitably deludes himself who attempts to delude* God.] For whatever a man sows, that and that only is what he will reap.”
(Galatians 6:7 – AMPC)

*de·lude: impose a misleading belief upon (someone); deceive; fool

IV – “But until a person can say deeply and honestly, “I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” that person cannot say, “I choose otherwise.” ― Stephen R. Covey

V – “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.” ― Roy T. Bennett

VI – “But I tell you, on the day of judgment men will have to give account for every idle (inoperative, nonworking) word they speak. For by your words you will be justified and acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned and sentenced.”
(Matthew 12:36-37 – AMPC)

VII – “We are our choices.”
― Jean-Paul Sartre