Presentation on theme: "VERSES to become Victors"— Presentation transcript:
1VERSES to become Victors AVENUES OF TEMPTATION“Lust of the Flesh”“good for food”(Define , Illustrate)APPETITEVICTIMS OFVICTORS OVERVERSES to become Victors
2VERSES to become Victors AVENUES OF TEMPTATION“Lust of the Eyes”“pleasant to the eyes”(Define , Illustrate)AVARICEVICTIMS OFVICTORS OVERVERSES to become Victors
3VERSES 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