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“Some men came carrying a paralyzed man on a sleeping mat. They tried to take him inside to Jesus, but they couldn’t reach him because of the crowd. So they went up to the roof and took off some tiles. Then they lowered the sick man on his mat down into the crowd, right in front of Jesus.” Luke 5:18-19 NLT 1. YOU NEED BOTH THE POSITIVE AND THE NEGATIVE TO JUMPSTART YOUR LIFE!! “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works.” Hebrews 10:24 NKJV “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” James 1:2-4 NKJV 2. GROUNDING IS MEANT TO KEEP YOU GROUNDED AND SAFE!! ❖ Grounded: (adj.) well balanced and sensible. “Open rebuke is better than love carefully concealed. Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.” Proverbs 27:5-6 NKJV “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,” 2 Timothy 3:16 NKJV 3. CHARGERS ARE ONLY EFFECTIVE WHEN CONNECTED TO POWER!! “Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the man, ‘Young man, your sins are forgiven.’” Luke 5:20 NLT VICTORY GROUP QUESTIONS Do you have “Chargers” in your life?? And how do they affect your spiritual walk?? Share. Do you believe it is necessary for us to experience “Negative” charges in life (i.e. opposition, trials, challenges, etc.)?? Why?? Do you have a “Grounder” (safe person) to where you can be yourself and vent?? Does it help or hurt you to have them in your life?? Share. What is your definition of “Godly Counsel”?? What does that look like and what does that sound like?? Would you consider yourself a “Charger” to others?? If so, How?? If not, why??

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