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Fear of Insufficient Resources

By October 17, 2015October 19th, 2015Fear, Sermon Series Pre-Campaign)

Anxiety Statistics

  • Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.
    • 40 million adults (18% of the population) are affected
  • Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $40 billion per year
    • 1/3 of the total mental health cost

Finish this sentence: If I only had              I would be happy or at peace.

Matthew 6:19-34

4 questions to diagnose fear of insufficient resources:

  1. Can I give it away?
    • What does it mean to store up treasure in heaven? – give it away
      • Matthew 19:21; Luke 12:33; 1 Timothy 6:17-19; Proverbs 19:17
      • “If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” – C.S. Lewis
  2. Am I serving my money or is my money serving me as I serve God?
  3. Do I really trust God?
  4. What am I really pursuing?
    • “Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you will get neither.” – C.S. Lewis The Joyful Christian

Big Idea: Pursue Him.


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