Alertness Lesson 2 Acting Quickly upon Danger Signals

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Published on March 11, 2014

Author: vcjustice

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Lesson 2 Acting Quickly on Danger Signals… : Lesson 2 Acting Quickly on Danger Signals…        A wise man will hear, & will increase learning; & a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels Proverbs 1:5 Character Sketches, Vol. 2 IBLP, 1978, pages 91-101 Information also drawn from CharacterFirst !, various Character Councils, & other websites Who Am I?: Who Am I? In Nature… The only mammal capable of true flight Known to live more than 20 years Lives in colonies of thousands From Scripture… A young man of courage Willing to risk himself for someone else Part of a prestigious family Brown Bat: Brown Bat Produces great fertilizer Can be a rabies carrier, but does not contract rabies Nocturnal Insectivore Has “ageless” arteries By studying this little mammal, mankind unlocked the secret of sonar...yet our equipment is still not as sensitive as is the bat’s. http://www.youtube.com/v/E4Kxcr7kq14 http://www.youtube.com/v/3-VNkO4Bjc8 Resistant to radiation Bats are everywhere…: Bats are everywhere… God calls them among the unclean animals & references them even on the Judgment Day… Lev 11:13-19 Is 2:20-21 They fly with their fingers, hang with their feet, eat up to 1/3 their weight nightly, scoop bugs out of the air, have limited vision, are personally sanitary, & never get in your hair. Learning from the bat..: Learning from the bat.. Things we may see as useful may have a dangerous or unhealthy side…God warns us by calling them unclean… Be alert to dangers, especially of things we may take for granted... Don’t let them become idols, or “furniture in our life’s landscape.” Words Overheard: Words Overheard But for an alert young man, all of Christian history would have been very different Acting Quickly re:Danger Signals Paul’s nephew…: Paul’s nephew… *Courageous … overheard a plot & acted to stop it went to Roman authorities *risk taker if found out, what would the fanatics who had vowed to kill Paul do to him? Or his family? The Takeaway ~ : The Takeaway ~ A confessor of faith does not make one a “good person”… Only when we ACT on truth, will we be the person God has ordained us to be… one who reflects the character of the living Christ   A wise man will hear, & will increase learning; & a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels Proverbs 1:5

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