Jesus & Possessions
Read Matthew 6:19-24
“It’s great to possess things as long as they don’t end up possessing you” ~Asil Treblig
1. Do not hoard earthly treasures. (v. 19)
· They don’t last.
· They are not secure.
2. Do hoard Heavenly treasures. (v. 20)
· They do last.
· They are secure.
3. Your heart is with your treasure. (v. 21)
· Jesus was just a visitor here and so are we.
· Jesus was Kingdom minded and others focused.
· Are you living life with your hands open?
· Are you growing your account in Heaven?
1. Remember a time when you were in need or had plenty. How did it affect your relationship with God?
2. Read Deuteronomy 8:18 and 1 Chronicles 29:12. What do these verses say about wealth?
3. Read Deuteronomy 8:13,14. What warning does God give about wealth?
4. Read Luke 12:13-21. What insight can be gained about the accumulation of wealth?
5. Are you more concerned with treasures in Heaven or on earth? Does your life show it? What changes do you need to make?