II Kings 5 – The Story of Naaman
People thought Leprosy was very contagious.
– Being emotionally unwell is contagious too.
FIVE KEYS FOR STAYING WELL, AND KEEPING OTHERS WELL TOO.
- Maintain healthy boundaries.
- What’s yours to carry?
- What’s theirs to carry?
- What’s God’s to carry?
- Carry what you must.
II Kings 5:8
How would you have responded?
We flood our lives with unnecessary stress when we expect men to do what only God can.
(whether that is expectations of others or expectations of ourselves)
“Anxiety tries to make us look down, but the gospel makes us look up.”– Steve Cuss
- Focus up
II KINGS 5:10-12
Our reaction to trouble is often a sign of where we’re weakest.
- DON’T LET PRIDE KEEP YOU FROM THE SOLUTION
What are the solutions you’ve already written off?
“Now I know that there is no God in all the land, except in Israel.” – Naaman
II KINGS 5:15
He’s been healed, and he wants to be part of the healing.
5. Realize you aren’t the only one struggling.
“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.
Where are you on the journey?