What the Bible Says About Covetousness

2019-08-25T15:17:43-05:00August 25th, 2019|

Date: August 25, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Luke 12:13-31 |

Perhaps no area in life is more sensitive than our finances. We may be open about every other part of our life, but the moment someone questions us about our money or possessions, we become very defensive. Nonetheless some of Jesus’ most pertinent parables and teachings are about the stewardship of our possessions. The curse of covetousness Covetousness divides family and friends (Luke 12:13-15) Covetousness brings worry and fear (Luke 12:15-17) The conduct of covetousness Wealth becomes an obsession Wealth fills with pride (Luke 12:16-19) The cure for covetousness Put materialism into its place (Luke 12:22-23) Develop a life of faith (Luke 12:28 Seek God's priorities (Luke 12:31) “Nothing teaches

Things Above

2019-08-11T11:20:40-05:00August 11th, 2019|

Date: August 11, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Colossians 3:1-4 |

Introduction The main ideas of the passage What are we to set above? - Our affections Where are we to set our affections? - On things above Why are we to set our affections above? - We are dead to sin So, what is above? Heavenly Father He Provides (Matthew 6:33) He Protects He Punishes Heavenly Family People already in Heaven People yet to be saved Heavenly Fortune (Matthew 6:19-21) Heavenly Forgiveness Heavenly righteousness, not earthly righteousness Heavenly cleansing, not earthly cleansing Heavenly works, not earthly works

Biblical Manhood – Part 2

2019-07-12T22:16:55-05:00May 20th, 2019|

Date: May 19, 2019 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 16:13 |

Common Myths of Biblical Manhood Stylish Steve Throughout history, men had chosen apparel that fit the job (stay away from worldly trends and fads) Bass Pro Bill A Biblical man should not live his whole life outdoors A Biblical man should be temperate through the Spirit Daredevil Dan A Biblical man should not be reckless or wild A Biblical man should be steadfast and unmovable Biblical Principles (Genesis 1:26) A Biblical man should be a leader Men and women are created differently Men were created for work (Genesis 2:15) Biblical Examples Joseph (Genesis 39:7-9) A man of faith, but also integrity A man doing his job will probably face temptation
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