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The Secret of Contentment Exodus 20:17

March 15, 2020

                          "The Secret of Contentment"

                   Building Life on God's Values - Part 10

                                      Exodus 20:17

                                   March  15, 2020

 

"You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male servant; or his female servant or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's."  Exodus 20:17 ESV

 

The definition of "covet":  the _____________ desire to acquire.

 

A.  The effect of always wanting more....

      1. __________.  Prov. 23:4

      2. __________.  Eccl. 5:11

      3. __________.  Eccl. 5:12

      4. __________.  James 4:1

      5. ________________.  Eccl. 5:10

 

The antidote to covetousness is _________________

Phil 4:12

 

B.  The secret to contentment.....

      1. _____________ comparing myself to others.

          2 Cor. 10:12; 1 Tim. 6:9

      2.  __________ in what I do have.  Eccl. 5:19; Eccl. 6:9

 

      3. ___________ what I have to help others.

          1 Tim. 6:17-19

 

Don't become _________ of your wealth.

Don't put your trust in your __________.

Use your money to do __________.

Give ___________.

                  Acts 20:35

       4.  ___________ on what's going to last.  2 Cor. 4:18

 

                                   LIFE APPLICATION

 

Luke 12:15

 

Why in the world did God make me?

Why am I here?

What does He want to do with my life?

Where am I going when I die?

 

1 John 5:11-12