Presentation on theme: "VERSES to become Victors"— Presentation transcript:
1 VERSES to become Victors AVENUES OF TEMPTATION“Lust of the Flesh”“good for food”(Define , Illustrate)APPETITEVICTIMS OFVICTORS OVERVERSES to become Victors
2 VERSES to become Victors AVENUES OF TEMPTATION“Lust of the Eyes”“pleasant to the eyes”(Define , Illustrate)AVARICEVICTIMS OFVICTORS OVERVERSES to become Victors
3 VERSES to become Victors AVENUES OF TEMPTATION“Pride of Life”“make one wise”(Define , Illustrate)ARROGANCEVICTIMS OFVICTORS OVERVERSES to become Victors
4 “Lust of the Flesh” APPETITE Definition: physical hunger, craving for bodily satisfaction, desire for fleshly fulfillment – as in smoking, drinking beer, using illegal drugs, sexual desires outside of marriage.Lust of the flesh is included in such words as: “lasciviousness”, “reveling”Springs from: “happy hour”, “prom”, “mixed swimming”, “pornography”
5 “Lust of the Flesh” APPETITE VICTIMS OF:- EVE – (Gen. 2:17; Gen. 3:1; Gen. 3:4-6)She and Adam became the firstvictims of this avenue of temptation:“the lust of the flesh”, “good for food”- Belshazzar- Judah (Gen. 38:12-30)- David, (2 Samuel 11:1-5) “lust of the flesh”included in the word, “lasciviousness”Mark 7:21-22; Gal. 5:19; Eph. 4:19
6 “Lust of the Flesh” APPETITE VICTORS OVER:- Jesus (Luke 4:1-4) became the Victorover satan, by saying “It is written, Thatman shall not live by bread alone, but byevery word of God.” (v. 4)- Joseph- Daniel
7 “Lust of the Flesh” APPETITE VERSES to become a Victor2 Timothy 2:221 Peter 2:111 Corinthians 6:13, 16, 20Romans 8:13Proverbs 6:27
8 “Lust of the Eyes” AVARICE Definition: “excessive desire for wealth”(Webster)The “lust of the eyes” is the avenue of greed, materialistic gain, luxury, etc.Comes in the form of gambling, accepting bribes, overwork, cheating, being miserly usury.
9 “Lust of the Eyes” AVARICE VICTIMS OF:- Eve – the first victim, then AdamGen. 3:3-6 The fruit was “pleasant to the eyes.”She ate it and gave it Adam.- Solomon – King of IsraelEccl. 2:6-10a A list of many things Solomonsaid he had gotten for himself.- Rich Fool in the parable which Jesus told(It is foolish to fall victim of this avenue oftemptation.)- Church at Laodicea (Rev. 3:17-19)
10 “Lust of the Eyes” AVARICE VICTORS OVER:- Jesus (Luke 4:5-8) quoted Scripturesand we should be thankful that Jesusis a winner.- The apostle, Paul (Phil. 3:7-8)“But what things were gain to me, Icounted loss for Christ.”- Epaphras, (Phil. 2:25-30; 4:18)We can be Victors, too!
11 “Lust of the Eyes” AVARICE VERSES to become a VictorLuke 12:151 Timothy 6:101 Timothy 6:17Matthew 6:19Hebrews 13:5
12 “Pride of Life” ARROGANCE Definition:- The appeal of spiritual and philosophicalambition,- to be as gods,- the ambition to appear smart enough torecruit followers,- egotistical,- self-righteous
13 “Pride of Life” ARROGANCE VICTIMS OF:- Eve, the mother of all living was the first victim of this avenue of temptation.- Haman (Esther 3)- Pharisee in Christ’s parable (Luke 18)He told God how good he was in fasting, giving, and not a sinner like other people.- Diotrephes (3 John 9) He wanted to havepreeminence, opposed John and castsome out of the church.
14 “Pride of Life” ARROGANCE VICTORS OVER:- Jesus, (Luke 4:9-12) He took Jesus tothe pinnacle of the temple and toldJesus to jump off.- Paul (Eph. 3:8; 1 Tim. 1:15)- The Publican (Luke 18:13) who said,“God, be merciful to me a sinner.”
15 “Pride of Life” ARROGANCE VERSES to become a VictorProverbs 16:18James 4:61 Timothy 3:6Philippians 2:3