Soul Detox Lesson 7 Radioactive Relationships

  • Soul Detox Lesson 7
  • Radioactive Relationships - Loving Unhealthy People without Getting Sick
  • Review
    • It’s Been All About Me Us
      • Deception
      • Septic Thoughts
      • Lethal Language
      • Hidden Sins
      • Bitterness 
      • Anger
    • We Could Talk About
      • Living in Fear
      • Envy
      • Materialism
      • Cultural Toxins
    • Today, It’s NOT about ME!
    • Loving Unhealthy People without Getting Sick
      • Think About Your Family
        • Who is the...
          • Difficult One?
          • Weird One?
          • Troubled One?
          • Sketchy One?
          • Black Sheep?
      • Our Relationships can be
        • Great Blessing
        • Extremely Difficult 
      • Do You Know Someone who
        • encourages you
        • lifts you up
        • leads you closer to Christ
          • Take Time and Enjoy their Company
          • Spend Time with the People who Make You Better! 
          • “Associate with men of good quality if  you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” George Washington
    • Are You Surrounded by People who
      • tear you down
      • constantly finding fault in You
      • negative
      • hyper critical
      • manipulate your feelings
      • tempt you with things that Hurt your Soul
    • Your Relationships Will Be Your
      • Greatest Spiritual Asset 
      • Worst Spiritual Enemy
  • Influence
    • Other’s can’t Control You, but they CAN and DO Influence You
      • I Corinthians 15:33 Do not be misled: "Bad company corrupts good character.
      • “Do Not Be Misled”
        • Being Mislead 
          • leads to
        • Being Tolerant 
          • leads to
        • Being Corrupted
          • Even when we are Aware of a Toxic Relationship, it can Be Hard to Act Accordingly; 
          • How much MORE when we are Misled.
        • Bad Company is Toxic to Your Soul
          • The Wrong Relationships
            • Corrupt
            • pollute 
            • infect
            • rot
            • and destroy Good Character
    • We are Called to Be of Good Character
    • Being a Christian means
      • Living Out Life like Christ in Front of Others
        • Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere―in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
      • Doing Life In Christ with Others
        • Connect and Serve
          • Hebrews 10:24-25 24 Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. 25 And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.
  • BIG IDEA: Identify Toxic Influencers
    • 3 Toxic Influencers
      • The Critic
        • Wears You Down
        • Ultimately Infects You
      • The Controller
        • Their Way or the Highway
        • Devalues Your Wants and Needs
      •     The Tempter
        • Pushes you Away from Purity
        • Drags you Down to Old Pitfalls
  • Strategy: Set Boundaries
    • Jesus 
      • Recruits 12
      • Spends Quality Time with 3
      • Often Retreats to Private Times of Prayer
  • Four Strategies to Stay Healthy 
  • Don’t Participate
  • Don’t Go There
  • Places You won’t ALLOW yourself to go
  • Things You won’t ALLOW yourself to do
  • Don’t Give In
  • If the friends you have can’t respect you
  • They are the wrong friends
  • Cut it Off
  • Matthew 18:7-9 “What sorrow awaits the world, because it tempts people to sin. Temptations are inevitable, but what sorrow awaits the person who does the tempting. 
  • 8 So if your hand or foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It’s better to enter eternal life with only one hand or one foot than to be thrown into eternal fire with both of your hands and feet. 
  • 9 And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It’s better to enter eternal life with only one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into the fire of hell. 
  • Acts 15      PAUL and Barnabas go separate ways
  • Genesis 39 Joseph Quits his job to avoid adultery     
  • If Your Spiritual Strength,
  • Knowing God Intimately,
  • and Sharing His Love are hindered 
  • by Toxic Relationships -- It’s time to cut it off!
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  • You must be spiritually healthy to bring God’s healing love to a world full of sick people.