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Misplaced Values of Consumer Community

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Sermon slides from Chuck Bonadies message on February 13, 2011

http://suberroad.org/Media/Services/Matthew/The-Misplaced-Values-of-the-Consumer-Community

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Misplaced Values of Consumer Community

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  2. 2. The Misplaced Values of the Consumer Community<br />Matthew 8:28-34<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Fulfillment is found by accumulating wealth
  4. 4. Money can satisfy all of our needs
  5. 5. Lack of money (or stuff) is the root of most of our problems</li></ul>What is Consumerism?<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Demonic Reception (v. 28)</li></ul>The Story<br />
  7. 7. <ul><li>Limited information </li></ul>Demon Possession<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Limited information
  9. 9. Balanced view</li></ul>Demon Possession<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Limited information
  11. 11. Balanced view
  12. 12. Not psychological disorders</li></ul>Demon Possession<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>Limited information
  14. 14. Balanced view
  15. 15. Not psychological disorders
  16. 16. Marked by deviant behavior</li></ul>Demon Possession<br />
  17. 17. <ul><li>Demonic Reception
  18. 18. Demonic Recognition (v. 29)</li></ul>The Story<br />
  19. 19. <ul><li>Demonic Reception
  20. 20. Demonic Recognition
  21. 21. Demonic Request (vv. 30-32)</li></ul>The Story<br />
  22. 22. <ul><li>Demonic Reception
  23. 23. Demonic Recognition
  24. 24. Demonic Request
  25. 25. Demonic Reaction (v. 34)</li></ul>The Story<br />
  26. 26. Misplaced Values<br />What is consumerism?<br />
  27. 27. Money becomes our ‘functional’ savior<br />Consumerism<br />
  28. 28. <ul><li>Permeates the whole community</li></ul>Misplaced Values of Consumerism<br />
  29. 29. “The mass of men would gladly hold to the gospel, if it did not touch their kitchen and income.”<br />Martin Luther<br />Whole Community<br />
  30. 30. <ul><li>Permeates the whole community
  31. 31. Is a very jealous god</li></ul>Consumerism:<br />
  32. 32. <ul><li>Permeates the whole community
  33. 33. Is a very jealous god
  34. 34. Depersonalizes people</li></ul>Consumerism:<br />
  35. 35. A New Beginning<br />

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