4/26 Prepare Your Heart for Sunday Worship

TLCC Worship – Here are this week’s songs, and as always, they are on the Spotify playlist.

    • Glorified
    • Sing Sing Sing
    • Holy Holy Holy (God With Us)
    • Christ is Enough
    • My Worth is Not in What I Own
    • The Greatness of Our God

April 19-25 Bible Readings: 

April 26- May 2 Bible Readings: 

In a Nutshell:  “The culture of consumption vs. a culture of appreciation looks like this: unsettled vs. content; wanting more vs. thankful for what we have; looking for meaning outside vs. looking for meaning from internal resources; restless vs. at peace; focused on quantity vs. focused on quality”—Richard Foster

Ice Breaker:  How has your standard of living changed over the past 10 years?  How do you expect it to change over the next 10 years?

  •  Principle #8 - God wants us to be content with what we have. Satan wants us to envy what others have.
  • Principle #13 - God wants us to focus on having a good “home” (family) . Satan wants us to focus on having a better house.

Title:  "God wants you Content, Satan wants you Needing More"

Texts: Mk. 10:17-27Lk. 16:13; Eccl. 5:10;  Heb. 13:5,6Rom. 7:18-25;  8:5-61 Tim. 6:6-10Ps. 73:2-28

Stewardship Principles:

  • Principle #5 We are to love God and use money to glorify Him. Satan suggests we love money and use God to get it.
  • Principle #23 God wants us to have generous hands and a grateful heart. Satan suggests we get all we can and have a grudging heart.

Some Questions to Consider:

  1. How is the rich man described as he left Jesus? Mk. 10:22
  2. Who wrote Ecc. 5:10?
  3. How would a person loving God look different from someone loving money? Lk. 16:13;
  4. What makes it possible for a person to decide to be content with  what they have? Heb. 13:5,6
  5. How would a person living according to the spirit look different from a person living according to the flesh? Rom. 8:5-6
  6. When did the Psalm writer gain a deeper understanding of how to deal with the perception that the wicked seem to become wealthy and remain healthy? Ps. 73: 17

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