* Part 1 of Series: “Taking Responsibility”Big Idea: You are responsible, so take responsibility.Three Principles of Responsibility:Principle # 1: You were created to be RESPONSIBLE—Genesis 1:27-29Principle #2: As responsibility INCREASES, the need for regulation DECREASES.Principle #3: Irresponsibility always creates CONFLICT—Genesis 3:8-13Assignment for this Week:1. Listen for blame and pay attention to your excuses.• External . . . the out-loud ones• Internal . . . the self-talk2. In every conflict, ask, “What part of what happened is my responsibility? How do I take responsibility for what I’m responsible for?”*The sermons in this series were adapted from the series "Taking Responsibility for Your Life" by Andy Stanley, Senior Pastor of North Point Ministries. We purchased the "Sermon Essentials Kit" to use at New Highland Baptist Church.