Addicted to Success sermon video. Who needs drugs? Just be successful. Every time you complete a benchmark, you get an endorphin rush. You feel like a winner. Eventually, we become addicted to the goal until it’s one hundred percent when the big rush comes. You’ve heard of being a workaholic. Success becomes a habit. When success becomes a habit, life improves in ways we can’t imagine.

SETTING YOUR LIFE’S GOALS
By Pastor Delbert Young

Addicted to Success sermon video

Addicted to Success sermon video

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Addicted to Success sermon video

Scriptures: Jeremiah 29:11, Deuteronomy 8:18, John 4:31-34, Proverbs 24:16

Every time you finish a task or goal, your brain involuntarily (subconscious soul) releases a small quantity of endorphin. Wikipedia says, the word endorphin “…consists of two parts: endo- and -orphin; these are short forms of the words endogenous and morphine, intended to mean ‘a morphine-like substance originating from within the body.'”It’s a natural morphine produced by the pituitary {pi·tu·i·tar·y}gland. We can become addicted to it such as a workaholic.

Endorphins give us a sense of well being and elation. We feel happy, peaceful, and sometimes elated and “pumped.” We watch athletes experience this on the big stage giving high fives, doing a dance, etc. We’ve done that. When we’ve finished a goal, we say inwardly or outwardly, “Sweh!” It’s a feeling of a happy, peaceful “chill.” Often, we will want to sit down, relax, and enjoy the moment, or we’ll be so pumped, we can’t sit down. We had the endorphin release.

Endorphins actually stimulate creativity and improve our personality. It’s nature’s wonder drug. The greater the task finished and adrenaline rush, the greater the amount of endorphin released. It’s the soul’s (subconscious mind) reward for success and achievement. And, as you might suspect, we develop a positive addiction to the feelings the endorphin rush brings… (continue sermon notes)

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