SERMON NOTES
MORE THAN ENOUGH--PART I

SERMON TITLE: WHEN DREAMS BECOME A NIGHTMARE
SERMON THEME: LIVING BEYOND OUR MEANS
SERMON TEXT: ECCLESIATES 5:10; MATTHEW 16:26

INTRODUCTION:
WE LIVE IN A WORLD THAT ENCOURAGES US TO LIVE  BEYOND OUR MEANS
ECCLESIASTES 5:10, MATTHEW 7:1-2

 

 DEFINING THE PROBLEM; SEEKING A SOLUTION

I) WHAT CHARACTERIZES OUR DESIRE FOR MORE
MATTHEW 16:26, I TIMOTHY 6:10b

            A) THE AMERICAN DREAM

            B) THE AMERICAN NIGHTMARE

                        1) AFFLUENZA

                        2) CREDIT-ITIS

II) THE DEEPER SPIRITUAL ISSUE WITHIN US
MATTHEW 6:33, MATTHEW 4:8-10, LUKE 8:14

 

III) THE BIBLICAL SOLUTION IS A CHANGE OF HEART
JAMES 1:17, I CORINTHIANS 4:1-2, MATTHEW 6:19-21, MATTHEW 6:31-33

FOUR ATTITUDE CHANGES

            1) AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

            2)  AN ATTITUDE OF FAITHFULNESS
           
            3) AN ATTITUDE OF ETERNAL VALUES
           
            4) AN ATTITUDE OF TRUST

CONCLUSION:   PROVERBS 30:7-9