Road Blocks

I Timothy 1:18-19

1Ti 1:18-19 "This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare; Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck:"

When you set out on a journey you want to enjoy the trip. Unforeseen problems arise that tends to slow you down along the way. Traveling this past summer we ran into a number of areas where road construction brought our journey to a stop. At times there were a few roadblocks and detours that made the journey extremely difficult. Had I known of some of them beforehand, I could have avoided them and my trip much more enjoyable!

As we all begin the New Year, it is as we are beginning a journey into new territory. There will be some roadblocks along the way. Tonight I want to remind you of some areas to avoid getting stuck.

I. The Area of Finances

II. The Area of Family and Friends:

III. The Area of the Flesh:

Here are three areas that will become roadblocks if we are not watchful as we begin our journey into the New Year.

Certainly there are others, but if we will avoid these areas, our service to God will be more effective and the journey will be much more enjoyable. Shall we pray and ask God to direct us as we lean upon Him?