TRAPP – 6.10.21

20 High Impact Men (HIM) assembled at the base of Sunrise Hill to embark on an epic adventure through the woods and up grassy hills and gravel mountains.
@Kwame, @Churro, @Procter, @Blackout, @Chowdah, @Jalisco, @2Buck, @Night Light@Soul Glo, @Veronica, @taco libre, @Billy Madison, @Winger (Bill Diebenow), @Thin Mint, @Gremlin, @Pancreas, @Corncob, @Flash Dance, @Three’s Company, YHC @Peewee

FNG (for 5 minutes of Hill repeats) Steve Jones!  We EH’d him on the trail and he jumped into the middle of our workout.  Sounded like he wanted to come join us next week for TRAPP.  He said he had heard about F3 from somebody posting about it in their neighborhood Facebook Group.  #impact

Thang: Run up sunrise hill, through the wooded trail for 15 minutes, then turn around and run back to the base of sunrise hill.  Then we did hill repeats on sunrise hill and water tower hill for 10-12 minutes before heading back to the pavilion for COT.

-2nd F Lunch today – Jonathan’s at 12:00
-June 19th – fellowship night at @ragdoll’s house – bring Ms and 2.0s. bring a lawn chair.  Eat before.  Time is from 6-9 P.M.
-June 26th – convergence in Nolensville – go if u can!
-Sat July 10th – new AO in Columbia led by @2Buck
-praise:  @Chowdah’s friend posted as FNG in Nolensville
-prayers for @2Buck’s job search
-prayers for @Kwame’s hamstring injury

Be a high impact man (HIM):  10 biblical principles
Call to action:  pick one of these principles to pray and think about today.  What’s one thing you can do to broaden your impact on those around you?

1. Avoid grumbling or complaining
“Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,”
‭‭Philippians‬ ‭2:14-15‬ ‭ESV‬‬

2. Only use speech that builds others up:
“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.”
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:29‬ ‭ESV‬‬

3. Keep your eyes up and look out for the needs and interests of others.
“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.”
‭‭Philippians‬ ‭2:3-7‬ ‭ESV‬‬

4. Walk the walk and talk the talk;  Live out what you speak out
“Likewise, urge the younger men to be self-controlled. Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.”
‭‭Titus‬ ‭2:6-8‬ ‭ESV‬‬

5. Don’t do things to be seen and praised by others, but don’t cover up your light either.  Be a humble, yet visible example.
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”
‭‭Matthew‬ ‭5:14-16‬ ‭ESV‬‬
“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.”
‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:1-4‬ ‭ESV‬‬

6. Be an encourager:
“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.”
‭‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:11‬ ‭ESV‬‬

7. Watch the 6 of your brothers and help them overcome spiritual attacks:  Help restore them with a gentle spirit.
“Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.  Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.  Galatians‬ ‭6:1‬-2 ESV‬‬

8. Be a servant.
“But Jesus called them to him and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles Lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant,”
‭‭Matthew‬ ‭20:25-26‬ ‭ESV

9. Be a man of confession and prayer:
“Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.”
‭‭James‬ ‭5:16‬ ‭ESV‬‬

10. Be ready; dress for battle every day
“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace. In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one; and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,”
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭6:10-18‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Casting crowns song: Courageous
We were made to be courageous
We were made to lead the way
We could be the generation
That finally breaks the chains
We were made to be courageous
We were made to be courageous
We were warriors on the front lines
Standing, unafraid
But now we're watchers on the sidelines
While our families slip away
Where are you, men of courage?
You were made for so much more
Let the pounding of our hearts cry
We will serve the Lord!
We were made to be courageous
And we're taking back the fight
We were made to be courageous
And it starts with us tonight
The only way we'll ever stand
Is on our knees with lifted hands
Make us courageous
Lord, make us courageous
This is our resolution
Our answer to the call
We will love our wives and children
We refuse to let them fall
We will reignite the passion
That we buried deep inside
May the watchers become warriors
Let the men of God arise
We were made to be courageous
And we're taking back the fight
We were made to be courageous
And it starts with us tonight
The only way we'll ever stand
Is on our knees with lifted hands
Make us courageous
Lord, make us courageous!

@Peewee out!

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