Please use the sermon study to follow along with the weekly sermon.
How can I __________ and __________the fear of failure?
1. Remember that __________ fails in __________ ways
“We all stumble in many ways.” James 3:2a
“There is no one on earth who always does what is right all the time and never makes a mistake.” Ecclesiastes 7:20
2. No failure is the __________ __________ unless you __________ __________.
“For even though a righteous person falls seven times, they can rise again.”Proverbs 24:16
“We must never get tired of doing good because if we don’t give up in the struggle WE WILL gain the harvest at the proper time!” Galatians 6:9
3. Remember that failure is a __________part of __________ when you are __________and willing to __________ from it.
“A person who refuses to admit their mistakes will never be successful. But if they confess and forsakes them, the get another chance.” Proverbs 28:13
“These things (that happened to the people of God in times gone by) are guidance written down so that we don’t repeat their mistakes. They came before us but we are just as capable of messing it up as they were!” 1 Corinthians 10:11 (Message Version)
4. Remember that no matter what you experience God loves you and will __________ what happens to bring about some__________.
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who’ve been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28
“Look at all the ways in which your distress has goaded you closer to God! You’re more alive, more concerned, more sensitive, more reverent, more human, more passionate, more responsible. Looked at from any angle, you’ve come out of this with purity of heart.” 2 Corinthians 7:11 (MSG)
5. Never ever __________ yourself to others
“You should judge your own actions but never compare yourself with others. Then you can be proud for doing your best (without comparing yourself to anyone else.)” Galatians 6:4
“We don’t dare to compare or classify ourselves as some do. For when they measure themselves by one another and compare themselves with one another, they are unwise, acting foolish.” 2 Corinthians 10:12