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Words from Pastor Benson

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No Regrets

I can’t imagine the horror I would experience if when coming to the end of my life, I would have to face the monster called “regret”.  For me personally, in order to live with no regrets I will have to concentrate on 3 specific areas. 

  1. How I live my life.  Someone said, “If your presence doesn’t make an impact, your absence won’t make any difference”.  There are 5 words that describe how I try to live my life.  These 5 words are 1)  Integrity  2)  Intentional  3)  Intensity  4)  Instructive and  5)  Inspirational.  If I come to the end of my life with no regrets, I will have to be strong in all 5 of these areas. 

  2. How I lead my family.  Andy Stanley said, “Your greatest contribution to the kingdom might not be in something you DO, but in someone you RAISE.”  There are 4 things I have tried to do in leading my family:  1)  Prioritize them.  2)  Praise them.  3)  Protect them.  4)  Provide for them.  At the end of the day, all we really have of true value in this life is the love of our Lord and the love of our family. 

  3. How I love my Lord.  There are 3 areas that test the geniuses of our love for God 1)  Our time - The value we place on something is determined by the amount of time we are willing to devote to it.  2)  Our talent – Do we lend our gifts, talents and abilities to the work of the Lord?  3) Our treasure – Jesus said, “Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” 

If I am really serious about living without regrets, it will show up in the 3 areas I have just described. 

You can listen to this message in detail by clicking on the sermon entitled No Regrets