Attitude 101 2011 version

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This is a past sermon redone for 2011. The material deals with the attitude of Christians and how they project their faith to the world.

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Attitude 101 2011 version

  1. 1. Attitude 101<br />
  2. 2. Finding Your Attitude<br />Why concern yourself with your attitude?<br /><ul><li>Your attitude affects your choices. (Hebrews 11)
  3. 3. Your attitude affects others. (2 Timothy 4:10)</li></li></ul><li>Finding Your Attitude<br />Why concern yourself with your attitude?<br /><ul><li>It affects your family. (Acts 5:1-11)
  4. 4. It affects your friends. (Luke 5:29-32)
  5. 5. Levi invited his friend and others to dinner with the Messiah.</li></li></ul><li>The Attitude of Joy<br /><ul><li>Everlasting (Isaiah 51:11)
  6. 6. Great (Acts 8:8)
  7. 7. Full (1 John 1:4)</li></li></ul><li>The Attitude of Joy<br /><ul><li>Abundant (2 Corinthians 8:2)
  8. 8. Unspeakable (1 Peter 1:8)
  9. 9. True joy is found in God alone (Psalms 73:25-26)
  10. 10. “Rejoice in the Lord always”—Philippians 4:4</li></li></ul><li>Joy Compared<br />Happiness of the wicked:<br />It is short (Job 20:5)<br />It is uncertain (Luke 12:20)<br />It is vain (Ecclesiastes 2:1,2)<br />It is limited to this life (Luke 16:24, 25)<br />Happiness of the saints:<br />It is everlasting (Isaiah 51:11)<br />It is certain <br />(2 Timothy 4:6-8)<br />It will be in the life here after (Revelation 21:3-4)<br />
  11. 11. Maintaining Joy<br />“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.” <br />“For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison…”<br />
  12. 12. Maintaining Joy<br />“…as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen.” <br />“For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.”<br />(2 Corinthians 4:16-18; ESV)<br />
  13. 13. The Attitude of Joy<br />Realize your joy is not in the happenings of man.<br />Our spiritual life is getting better.<br />Our life is not about us!<br />There is something greater and it is coming!<br />
  14. 14. Attitude 101<br />

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