“A Good Reason To Get Out Of Bed”
A GOOD REASON TO GET OUT OF BED
Proverbs 6:6-11
Dr. Norm Anderson
Introduction:
Abe Lincoln – “Ten Cannots”
There are several minor variants of the pamphlet in circulation, but the most commonly accepted version appears below:
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot help little men by tearing down big men.
You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.
You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn.
You cannot build character and courage by destroying men’s initiative and independence.
And you cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they can and should do for themselves.
Work is not a _____ from God upon us as sinners!
- Genesis 2:15
- Before God created Eve, and before sin had entered into the human race, God gave Adam a _____ assignment. Genesis 3:17-19
- 2 Thessalonians 3:10-12
ITHE S
____ IS TO LEARN LESSONS FROM THE ANT. Verses 6-8
1. Observe the ant and you will find it is not ____.
2. O Observe the ant and you will find it is a __
__-____ and does not need a _____ watching over it. Verse 7
3. Observe the ant and you will find it is ______ and works hard all day. 2 Corinthians 9:6-11
4. Observe the ant and you will find it takes advantage of every _____ to earn its living and to ______ others. Verse 8
- Proverbs 21:17
- Proverbs 10:3-5
IITHE SLUGGARD MUST LEARN THE _____ OF HIS/HER LAZINESS. Verses 9-11
1. The sluggard is hard to __
_____ from his ____. Verse 9
2. Prolonged __
__ and _____ will lead to _____ and ____. Verse 10-11
Proverbs 24:30-34Proverbs 14:23Proverbs 20:13Proverbs 28:19Colossians 3:22-24
Conclusion:

Dr. Norm Anderson

Dr. Norman P. Anderson is married to his wife, Beverly, and has four children, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild. He has a Bachelor of Bible degree from Northwestern College, now Northwestern University in St. Paul, Minnesota; a Master of Divinity degree from Bethel Theological Seminary in Arden Hills, Minnesota; and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

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