Focus (Jerald January)
Why do we have goals, plans, and desires that often feel unrealized? Often the challenge is a lack of focus. Join Pastor January as he digs deep into Proverbs Chapter 4 to help us deal with our focus. Using wisdom, we can live the abundant life we desire by staying focused on the call God has for us. Focus is the practical and faithful bridge between our current complacency and our fruitful future.
Pastor Jerald January, Sr. is the Pastor of Possibilities™ known for inspiring hope and vision in God’s people. He serves as the Senior Pastor of Vernon Park Church of God in Lynwood, Illinois and is the Visionary of Vernon Park Village which will be an expanded church campus featuring senior living facilities, a sports complex, and retail vendors. He is the president of Jerald January Ministries, past USA Director for Compassion International, served as a counselor in the Cook County Jail System, served for 18 years with Inner-City Youth and Community Ministries, is the author of several books, and has been in ministry for over 45 years. He’s the proud father of five children and resides in the south suburbs of Chicago with his wife, Evangelist Maura Gale.
Focus - Sermon 1: Focus First
One of the greatest enemies of our walk with Christ is distraction. Delve into the wisdom of Solomon to gain understanding of the power of Focus. Based on Proverbs 4:25-26.
Focus - Sermon 2: A Future Focus
By having a future focus we stay locked into our future while not forgetting the lessons of the past. Based on Proverbs 4:1-5.
Focus - Sermon 3: Got Wisdom?
The first key that Solomon passed on to his sons was wisdom. Examine the importance of quality training and how it leads to quality living. Based on Proverbs 4:5-8.
Focus - Sermon 4: Focusing on a Quality Life
Life sometimes calls for adjustments. Learn the power of choosing quality living through the wisdom of the Scriptures. Based on Proverbs 4:10-12.
Focus - Sermon 5: Sure Footed
Solomon taught his children that Focus and Wisdom are required when navigating the road of life. Discover the formula for having sure footing in perilous times. Based on Proverbs 4:25-26.
Focus - Sermon 6: Choose Your OWN Journey
Life is full of choices. The path we travel on and the people we travel with are a matter of choice. Are you satisfied with your life choices? Are you making choices that will ultimately fulfill your life? Based on Proverbs 4:12-14.
Focus - Sermon 7: Choosing Friends Wisely
Every friendship path we take produces a destination. The number one trait to look for in your friends is not their finances, it's their character. Based on Proverbs 4:14-17.
Focus - Sermon 8: Two Paths
In this final installment we conclude with a closer look at the just and unjust paths. We’ll examine the thought that every path is progressive, but not productive. Based on Proverbs 4:18-19.