Diligence 01 Jul

(Message 4) What’s Stephen Curry’s secret to success? Is there a magic bullet that made him and others like him success? Yes, it’s called diligence. Along with planning and a willingness to learn from failure, diligence will make us successful at almost anything. Join us as we learn the wisdom of diligence. #gcpitythefool

Proverbs Challenge:
Read 1 chapter of Proverbs per day for the next 2 months.

Video: “Stephen Curry – Deep Threes (Compilation)”

Diligence:
Lots of little steps in the same direction over a long period of time will take you a long way.

We overestimate what we can do in 1 year and underestimate what we can do in 5 years.

Guiding Principles of the Tortoise:

  1. Write your goals… in pencil.
  2. Get wise counsel.
  3. Put first things first.
  4. Run your race for God’s glory.

Scripture used: Proverbs 14:23, Proverbs 28:20, Proverbs 20:4, Proverbs 21:5, Proverbs 16:9, Proverbs 21:30-31, Proverbs 15:22, Proverbs 14:12, Proverbs 24:27, Proverbs 20:17

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  1. Read Proverbs 14:23, Proverbs 28:20, Proverbs 20:4, Proverbs 21:5, Proverbs 16:9, Proverbs 21:30-31, Proverbs 15:22, Proverbs 14:12, Proverbs 24:27, Proverbs 16:3, and Proverbs 20:17. As you reflect on these verses, what stands out the most to you? Why?
  2. As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
    1. helpful?
    2. insightful?
    3. difficult to grasp?
    4. challenging?
  3. What do the passages and the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
  4. How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?

DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS:

Day 1: Proverbs 1

Day 2: Proverbs 2

Day 3: Proverbs 3

Day 4: Proverbs 4

Day 5: Proverbs 5

Day 6: Proverbs 6

Day 7: Proverbs 7

Other messages in this series: