MAKING CHOICES--PART II
SERMON TITLE: CHOOSING SURRENDER OVER CONTROL
SERMON THEME: FEAR AS THE DRIVING FORCE?
SERMON TEXT: PHILIPPIANS 4:6

INTRODUCTION: WHAT ARE YOU? YOU ARE THE SUM TOTAL OF THE CHOICES THAT YOU HAVE MADE.  PROVERBS 3:5-6, GENESIS 16:1-4, MATTHEW 6:34    

 

EXAMPLES OF WHEN CONTROL GOES BAD

1) ABRAHAM AND SARAH

2) BEING UNEQUALLY YOKED

3) FINANCIAL CONTROL

4) OVERPROTECTIVE PARENTS

WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO CONTROL__________________________________?

THREE QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU CHOOSE SURRENDER OVER CONTROL

I) IS THIS ISSUE WORTH MY CONCERN?
I CORINTHIANS 10:13

 

II) IS THIS ISSUE MINE TO CONTROL? 
PSALM 27:1, I PETER 5:7

 

III) IS THIS ISSUE FOR GOD TO HANDLE ALONE?
PSALM 46:10-11, PHILIPPIANS 4: 6-7, HEBREWS 4:16

 

CONCLUSION: WHEN YOU FOLLOW JESUS; YOU ARE NOT IN CONTROL.
PROVERBS 3:5-6