Greed How to be a Successful Fool sermon video. Greed – How to be a Successful Fool. The man appeared to be a successful wise business man. God said he is a fool! If I counted correctly, there are six uses of ‘I’ and four uses of ‘my,’ so ten times in those few sentences he speaks of and speaks to himself about his possessions. The heart of a greed is all about I and my. There is no place for God.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE CHAPTER 12

Greed How to be a Successful Fool sermon video Luke 12:10-21

By Delbert Young

Greed How to be a Successful Fool sermon video

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Greed How to be a Successful Fool sermon video Luke 12:10-21

Scriptures: Luke 12:10; Mark 3:22; Mark 3:28-30; Luke 12:11-12; Luke 12:13; Luke 12:14; Luke 12:15; Luke 12:16-21

 

Luke 12:15 Then he said to them, “WATCH OUT! BE ON YOUR GUARD AGAINST ALL KINDS OF GREED; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

No one said anything about greed had they? Jesus saw past the man’s request for justice and saw the real problem – greed. I wonder in my life how many problems greed has caused. I thought it was injustice by people. Was it greed? Last time we saw that Jesus said, “Be on guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.” Now Jesus says “be on your guard against all kinds of greed.” Why? What’s so bad about greed anyway? What’s bad about wanting nice things?

“A person’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” The Greek word for life is zoe {dzo-ay’} – vitality, absolute fullness of life, life real and genuine, a life active and vigorous, blessed. We cannot experience real life through possessions. Yet, we allow possessions to… (continue sermon notes)

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