1092: Discern if Someone is Right for You According to God’s Standards (Part 4)

 

Discern if Someone is Right for You According to God's Standards (Part 4)In this episode, Jay concludes his discussion with speaker Antoinette Staples by addressing the question: What are the dangers of pursuing a relationship with someone who does not meet God’s standards?

 

 

 

 

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Episode Title: Discern if Someone is Right for You According to God’s Standards (Part 4)

 

Guest: Antoinette StaplesFollow Her on Twitter

 

Check out Antoinette’s YouTube Channel

 

Question We Address and Answer:

  • What are the dangers of pursuing a relationship with someone who does not meet God’s standards?

 

Key Lessons and Takeaways:

  • Why we must make God the top priority in our lives.
  • The danger of idolizing a person or a relationship.
  • Why God desires for us to use His Word to determine if someone is right for us or not.
  • The dangers of dating or pursuing a relationship with someone who does not meet God’s standards.
  • Why the enemy wants to keep us out of the will of God.

 

Scriptures:

  • “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.”John 10:27 (ESV)

 

  • For the Lord gives wisdom;
        from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;
    he stores up sound wisdom for the upright;
        he is a shield to those who walk in integrity,
    guarding the paths of justice
        and watching over the way of his saints.
    Then you will understand righteousness and justice
        and equity, every good path;
    10 for wisdom will come into your heart,
        and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;
    11 discretion will watch over you,
        understanding will guard you,
    Proverbs 2:6-11 (ESV)

 

  • Do two walk together
        unless they have agreed to do so?
    Amos 3:3 (NIV)

 

  • “But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”1 Samuel 16:7 (ESV)

 

  • “The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.Luke 6:45 (ESV)

 

  • “since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.””1 Peter 1:16 (ESV)

 

  • “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,”Romans 3:23 (ESV)

 

  • “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?”2 Corinthians 6:14 (ESV)

 

  • “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.”1 Peter 5:8 (ESV)

 

  • The blessing of the Lord makes rich,
        and he adds no sorrow with it.”Proverbs 10:22 (ESV)

 

  •  The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”John 10:10 (ESV)

 

Hold Yourself Accountable:

  • You must choose: God’s way or any other way..

 

Apply the Kingdom Principle:

  • “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.”Proverbs 14:12 (ESV)

 

Take Action Now:

  • Commit to memorize the principle of God in Proverbs 14:12.
  • Pray and ask God to help you apply this principle in your life.

 

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