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Encouraging Word / Don Wilton
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May 24, 2022 8:00 am

R1039B God In God Out, Pt.2

Encouraging Word / Don Wilton

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May 24, 2022 8:00 am

The Daily Encouraging Word with Dr. Don Wilton

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God has an Encouraging Word today. The Bible-based teaching of Dr. Don Wilton on this edition of today. Dr. Wilton is God in God out. Continue what we began yesterday you missed anything.

You can always hear that on our website at Dr. Donald catch you up to Philippians chapter 4 discovering even more so about. We are in Christ and how we maintain focus on Jesus, but we let into our Highgate listen to today as you're listening to the teaching of God's word. This will in courage you know that would be happy to pray with you as well were connecting on our website. TW and this phone number 866-899-WORD that's 866-899-WORD 9673 like lightning. You can line up most famous terrific godly people you've ever been around. I guarantee you will always discover the disciplined people who make the right choices about what to put into their heart, mind, you find that common denominator over time.

They all disciplined people who make the right choices to put their thoughts and want to fill up the space with good things.

All right, now let's take a look at our passage and I think you going to discover something it's it's amazing somewhere in Philippians chapter 4 I want to speak about God in God out this what Paul says in verse I of chapter 4 finally, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable if anything is excellent or praiseworthy think about these things.

What you will receive all learned or taken from me. Is seeing me. Paul says put into practice and the God of peace will be with you. All right, folks, let's let's just put this down the line here today because this is a great challenge. It's a challenge to me first, and I'm praying for you today. You see Paul here is pretty occupied with helping people like you and me to stabilize as believers to live lives to the fullest head of meaninglessness and busy nothingness folks get tired of that empty feeling more with time and if you look around your site. How can this be, I'm so involved doing this.

I'm seeing that I'm watching this I'm going there I'm surrounded by that but I'm still got this trick the Bible says do not quench the Spirit and we are guilty of quenching the Spirit with taking stabs in God we understand some things about the Lord because he loves us so much he wants the best for us here is talking about this and so he lays out before us six godly virtues. I just mention them to you and functions. What he's doing. What's this Paul is saying what you and I need to do is we need to think we need to feel we need to dwell on.

We need to make a deliberate decision that, amongst others. These six virtues are going to be at the forefront of what is going to go inside be like this is the meal there's a meal in front me to put these six virtues in the me because when I put six virtues in me, it means they've got a place because I've made for them in my life.

If life is just all other kinds of things.

There's not any of these because contrary to public opinion folks you can assimilate maximum amount of stuff that marking some people can do that much and some people can do that much, but I can tell you something, God is warning and saying to us that in Christ, if you want to live a meaningful life. If you want to be on your side the things that are of God, I'm trying seeing you today about the movies you watch, challenging you to die about the books that you read. I'm trying to die about the places you're going and the conversations that you having I'm challenging you to die about what side your system because the more you put in your body is God's will come of the 40s trying to tell us that's what told you. For me this is a tough one because I've got such a zest for life. I wanted all but you don't have to beg me to go gangbusters I want to be involved.

I want to get this and send my parents are not to be very careful. I had to make some of the most difficult decisions in my life since being your pasta. You think it's easy folks.

I don't fall out of bed in the morning and say you're not going to spend hours sitting in a room by myself with a Bible in front of me and if you think I'm so spiritual that I roll out of baby site you know well goodness there's monk will sitting in the sky because I wanted my life and there's nothing wrong with these things.

I love it all, but folks what I'm going to do but examine what I'm doing what I'm putting inside I go to make sure that what comes out because if I put the wrong things in their what comes out is not very pleasant. I'm trying you folks what goes into my heart races me up in my life because I've been around the block. I was a technical monger overseas for special services but Terry, I've been around as much junk as any of you and I have this old man down there. My wife tells me and my kids tell me that I've always told me that I have a look and I don't like that. Look, I don't know what they talking about but if my wife says she doesn't like that look on them to tell you when evidently that comes out is when this body is being food with everything that's not of God. It causes the look I don't want that. I don't I don't want to hurt anybody are going to ride roughshod. I don't stand up and be an idiot. I don't my mouth to get ahead of my tongue and my tongue to get ahead of my brain. I don't want I don't want to tell someone not to get in my face but I'm telling you that old man that lives in me down there when I put you yeah everything that links palms with that old man inside of me. Garbage in, garbage out the disposition of your character and your place is in direct proportion to what's in your heart something you are struggling in your marriage because you're sitting there watching pornography and some of you are even doing it together and then you wonder why lust begins to overtake your heart you hanging around in places in your associating yourself in the wrong company and your reading the wrong things and it doesn't matter to you, but it matters to God. You just putting it all into this limited space and you're so crammed up in your soul, spirit, in your mind with all this stuff that there's no way to put God things. Some of you came to church today and you're so crammed up. You just cannot wait to get out. You gotta get out so that you can govern satisfy this stuff cram up in your life because that's what you think ring is you just like to do that that because when you actually in your system your system just gonna want to have sugar… This is tough stuff folks. Some of you young people are heading for a massive disappointment and destruction. Some of you young couples who just got married, you're screaming your time going to places that you know have no spiritual you going to save you concepts and and and places and that's what your mind with this being ran ran ran and ran and then five years you turn around and say G what what happened to my marriage.

How come I'm so angry when it waited. We did this get off the rails. How come I don't even go to church anymore. I just cannot believe it. We lost the government in our state. Because of that, Paul has talking about something incredible folks. Huge subject that gives the six virtues just give them to that which is true, what is truth.

Judgments of the Lord are true or no compartments of truth: the songs I want to put any havoc among the statutes of the Lord.

The word of God that's wanting to read God's word every day second virtue that which is notable that would know who they are in our text.

It means that which is honorable and dignified worthy of respect. That's the word to describe site, dignified lifestyle wrong then, and uncouth lifestyle folks I want to live a dignified lifestyle that you listen.

Gotta make some decisions like costing more.

You are just into this.

I am folks I need to hear this. I love life. Too much junk to public so much going on. Give me give me more role. I'm not careful. All of life takes up all the room of life. I want that which is mobile, dignified, forgive you your listing to Dr. Don Wilton our teacher John The Encouraging Word don't go away who we back to complete today's message God in God out in just a moment, but it's our prayer that is you hear and understand more of this pastor's heart for Jesus, this pastor's heart for God's word, you'll know why Dr. Billy Graham chose him to be his pastor the last 25 years of his life and during that time they built such a remarkable relationship may not be aware that Dr. Watson notable call salaries with Billy. I let him tell you all about hello everybody you know my friends know me as Don Wilton pasta friend, neighbor, dad, husband, grandpa and Andre to tell you people around the world just like you know and identified Dr. Billy Brian is that man God reach so many people around the Jesus Christ.

I had the privilege of knowing Mr. Wright very personal, intimate, both as he's framed and as he supposed. In fact, for many years I drove up to his home in Montreat, North Carolina and visited with him every sector just like friends do everywhere we sat together and ate together, walked we discussed politics, friends, places, people, we loft kids off. We did everything one could possibly imagine.

That's why I wrote this one. Saturdays it's all about personal relationship and I hope and pray that Saturdays with would be a blessing to you will inspire courage, just as Mr. Graham courage. My change my I get. It's a powerful book and you can order it right now by calling 8668 were 866-899-9673 and every copy you purchase. Dr. Wilton receives none of that all goes to the ministry The Encouraging Word to share the gospel with even more people literally around the world. I pray that you consider not only by 100 buying a copier or two to give away. Also part of investing in ministry that is changing lives here at The Encouraging Word.

I get details on our website G that's he or you can call right now for your copy at 866-899-9673 let's get back today's great teaching with Dr. Don Wilton with respect number three that which is whatever's right this word by the way, is an adjective comes from the word righteous literally means that what we need to be putting into us is right because it pertains to those things that are in harmony with God's standards. That's what that word means that what I'm putting here is in perfect harmony with God's standard number four that which is pure. Also there in verse eight that's the fourth of these things that were they means morally clean someone listening to me today are about to have an affair, don't do it. Folks don't do it don't do it you will never recover. I'm just telling you you think that the cross is sweeter on the other side of the hill. It's not on the pasta folks I never meet anybody who has an affair destroys their families breaks up everything that looks back and says geewhiz man wasn't having this just been fantastic. You have three minutes of expected pleasure, lustful pleasure with some other woman or some other man and just like that.

Just like that, it'll turn sour lust does is work itself out of the body and its just like that what he's talking about that which is pure. I'm trying to discipline folks, I Gary gathered my kids around McGinnis.

I will dominate you go again telling us are perfect you are.

I gathered my kids around me with my wife in front of a computer. Five or six years ago and I said to my children, my two sons and my boat.

I said by God's grace only by God's grace I want you to know that your daddy will never knowingly ever push a button on any computer related to pornography and I want you to know they two reasons.

Number one because of the Lord Jesus number two because your mother I love her that much. I don't want to destroy your lives, and Graham Locke stood in the scope. She said the number one curse in America today and Graham Locke stood in this pope said the number one curse in America today is pornography, that which is pure. Number five that which is lovely, which is I love that would lovely by the way, that would lovely that you not it means mean sweet, gracious channels, patient I think a couple weeks ago I spoke about gracious told you about a lady that got little upset by the way, do you know that I've had nine confessions since the my wife said please tell me who it was a sad note, I mean it's getting not and I'm told anybody but you know something one of those nine confessions with that lady, but any case, it doesn't matter because if that lady had to come up to me I'd have to spend about lease 10 on strong Oscar to forgive me full-time job. See folks listen, man, this would lovely day it means patient, gracious, sweet folks look just you know I'm a man I don't want anybody to study lovely. Don't ever tell me on lovely gift. Let's get some other kind of man we would.

But you know I do. I'm in the presence of God. I want everything to go into me that is lovely.

The attribute these virtues are God's virtues folks and what I'm doing is I'm taking God's virtues and putting them in. I want the loveliness of Christ to dwell in me, and then number six that which is admirable. You see that Pasquale whatever's admirable.

I love that would do that would admirable means highly regarded wills sort will float an awful loud fact this morning I did it early this morning I fill out character references for a lot of people come to me pasta would you it's a great joy. I filled out one this morning on a husband and wife and I'm telling you all I could think of was some of these virtues. What a joy to be able to say of somebody else that they will float highly regarded you none God in God and and then pulled tells us how to do it in verse nine he just he just puts it out that he says think about such things.

In other words deliberately put them into your mind. Number two practice such things. It's not just think, but practice and actually he rhymes the coattail, the one with the other warning sign is what to think what you have in your mind what you put in here is going to come out here. In practice, that's what he saying to us, he saying the right attitudes take place through right practice. This is a tough one. I told you I just wanted to skip over this because I love life so much. I have a bowl.

Folks every day. I'm telling you, I'm just wondering I'm going to be so careful you are not going to be so careful, you need to be very careful and it will let you doing is putting into this vessel, you just pulling up with the wrong things and you can run a test on yourself waiting to go out for what you looking at what you talking about hanging around with what preoccupied is your time when you really put a taste on his self what's going in. It'll creep up on like a serpent. Suddenly, just suddenly find everything gets out of whack. What happened I meet with people times that you know what happened.

We didn't mean it to be like this. Folks, it's very hard to sit down with someone and saying I want what you been what with how to do that with people so today we're listening to God's word and you need to signal this with the Lord you make a decision. I'm praying with you and your praying with me because we're in this together.

I want you to know what Jesus has done for me. He'll do the same thing for you folks.

Here is what you get when you follow God's instructions, the peace of God, the peace of God. That's what it says and the God of peace will be with you. I like that you keep your heart and your mind. There's the great equilibrium that stability that meaning I have found none of this is going to be crazy folks, but I have found when I make the right choices and I'm putting in here these virtues. I'm trying my best to fill up my tank with things that please the Lord. Somehow that plate of food tastes even sweeter and I've also got plenty of room to eat that bowl game is even better.

See I can go and have the best fun in the world folks without ever stepping outside of what is pleasing to the load. I don't need all that junk I need to spend my life going to a rock concert to make me feel happy.

Many people line so where you lining up which lines are you standing what are you plans wish you money going what's going on in your marriage today.

What did you do over Thanksgiving that had any connection with these virtues in your family is that I'm telling you, love you. Praying for you. Most importantly, I'm inviting you to give your heart Dr. Wilton is not the only one praying for you to give your life to Jesus Christ. We have literally thousands of people around the globe we call encouragers that are praying that today you would understand that God has a plan for your life away for your sins to be forgiven a purpose for the way you live out the rest of your life and a place in heaven all by saying yes to Jesus. Note if you'd like to talk with one of us about it were here at 866899 word that's 866-899-9673 Re: dishonor website TW that's TW even thinking about it. Once you open your heart Dr. Wilton steps out of the pulpit and in the studio next.

Are you ready to give your heart and life to the Lord Jesus Christ.

Why don't you pray this prayer with me right there. God, I know that this and I know that Jesus is God today.

Ira came to and by faith I receive you into my awful in Jesus night, my friend. I welcome you today into the family of God. This is exciting. You perhaps you just prayed along to give your life to Jesus Christ, praying along with Dr. Wilton. Moments ago, or perhaps now you realize you need to rededicate your life to Christ. In either case, Dr. Wilton has free resources he wants to put in your hands if you call us and let us know about your decision.

You can call us at 866-899-WORD at 866-899-9673 Re: dishonor website TW all and share with us your decision for saying yes to Jesus Christ we want to rejoice with you.

Dr. Wilton wants to pray for you and we want to have these free resources again meet us on our website, OR G or call 866-899-WORD 967

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