Emotional Intelligence Defined

July 4, 2021

Happy Independence Day! Pastor Ben Kingston introduces biblical basis for emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is being able to navigate and mitigate difficult situations and circumstances with calmness, maturity, and effectiveness.

Hebrews 5:14 – “But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.”

  1. Enemies of emotional intelligence
    1. The Flesh
    2. The Devil
    3. The world system
  2. Results of emotional unintelligence
    1. Uncontrolled anger
    2. Uncontrolled response
    3. Harder work environment
    4. Inefficiency
    5. Earned reputation
    6. Strained relationships
    7. Avoidance that leads to loneliness
  3. Three determinations of the process to emotional intelligence
    1. Outcome is worth the input
    2. Expect difficulty
    3. Meet difficulty with determination

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