Things that “_____________” the Word in our hearts:
1 – Cares of the world (D__________________________)
- Luke 10:38-42
- James 4:4
When our ___________________ lie more with this age than with the Kingdom of God, we are in grave danger of becoming God’s __________________!
- Romans 8:5-8
- Matthew 22:37-40
- Matthew 6:21
2 – Deceitfulness of Riches (D_______________________)
Lies we believe about wealth:
1 – It will ____________________ all my problems. Luke 12:15-21
- Wealth actually ___________________ more problems than it solves.
2 – It will ________________ my family and me. Proverbs 18:11
- Wealth can actually be one of the greatest __________________ to our souls that a person can experience.
- 1 Timothy 6:9-10
3 – It _______________________ my future. Job 31:24-25, 28
- When we put our trust in wealth, we take it away from God to whom it _____________________ belongs.
4 – It proves my _________________ as a person. Jeremiah 9:23-24
- Wealth is a trap when it becomes tied to your ___________________ because it will never be enough.
3 – Desires for other things (D_________________ D_______________)
The problem is not that we have strong desires, but that sin has caused us to strongly desire the _________________ things.
God has placed ____________________ desires in us that only He can satisfy.
What we desire most in this world will __________________ what we live for in this life.
- Hebrews 11:13-16
Our problem is not that our desires are too strong but rather they are not strong enough for the _____________________.
- Colossians 3:1-3
The Parable of the Soils demands rigorous ________________ – ________________________ of our hearts before God.
- 2 Corinthians 13:5
- Psalm 139:23-24