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Control These 7 Factors to Make a Huge Life Impact

Pastor Scott Thom's video emphasizes seven impactful factors to change one's life significantly:

  • Build Beliefs: Establish foundational beliefs to guide decisions and perspectives, drawing parallels to building a house on solid ground.
  • Seek Knowledge: Pursue wisdom actively through learning and growth, applying knowledge wisely in life.
  • Be Kind: Emphasize kindness and compassion as transformative actions that benefit both the giver and receiver.
  • Hard Work: Highlight the importance of diligent effort and work ethic in achieving success and fulfillment.
  • Be Thankful: Cultivate gratitude for current blessings and maintain a positive outlook on life.
  • Choose Friends Wisely: Surround oneself with positive influences and supportive relationships.
  • Enjoy God: Foster a meaningful relationship with God, finding joy and purpose in His presence and direction.
Discussion Questions:
  1. Which of these factors resonate most with you right now? Why?
  2. In what ways can you apply Pastor Scott Thom's teachings to improve your daily life?
  3. How can you actively incorporate these principles into your relationships and work?
Prayer Points:
  1. Pray for wisdom and discernment to build strong foundational beliefs.
  2. Ask for the desire and discipline to seek knowledge and grow spiritually.
  3. Seek God's guidance in showing kindness and compassion to others.
  4. Pray for diligence and strength to work hard and honor God in all endeavors.
  5. Express gratitude to God for His blessings and ask for a thankful heart.
  6. Pray for wisdom in choosing friends and influences that align with God's purpose.
  7. Pray to commit daily to experiencing God's presence and seeking His joy in life.


What is best in this video? Pastor Scott Thom, life transformation, personal growth, building beliefs, seeking knowledge, kindness and compassion, hard work ethic, gratitude practice, choosing friends wisely, enjoying God's presence.

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Stop Allowing These 5 Things To Control Your Life

Pastor Scott Thom of Cross Christian Fellowship in Albuquerque NM

 "Stop Allowing These 5 Things To Control Your Life"


Pastor Scott Thom identifies five key attitudes that often control people's lives: letting the past dictate the present and future, being overly concerned with others' opinions, succumbing to critical self-thoughts, allowing finances to dominate decisions, and relying too heavily on relationships for fulfillment. He encourages listeners to break free from these controls by focusing on their new life in Christ, prioritizing God's opinion, rejecting negative self-perceptions, using money wisely in service of God, and finding ultimate fulfillment in God rather than in relationships.


Discussion Questions:

 How have you allowed your past to influence your present and future?

In what ways do you struggle with seeking approval from others rather than God?

What negative beliefs about yourself do you need to let go of?

How do you currently view money in relation to God's plan for your life?

Are you overly dependent on relationships for happiness and fulfillment?


Prayer Points:

 Pray for the strength to release the grip of the past and embrace the new life God has for you.

Ask God for clarity to distinguish His opinion from the opinions of others in your life.

Seek God's guidance in reshaping your self-perception according to His truth and love.

Pray for wisdom in managing finances according to God's will and purposes.

Surrender your need for relationships to God, asking Him to be your ultimate source of fulfillment and joy.

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