10 “Were we able to [get] from any man a complete answer to the question, ‘What comes into your mind when you think about God?’, we might predict with certainty the spiritual future of that man” -A. W. Tozer
11 Him to us, we to Him, we to each other RelationshipIt’s a RelationshipHim to us, we to Him, we to each other
14 We have a problem: sin Sin is disobeying God It is rebellion against His natureIt is rooted in IndependenceEvil is a perversion of GoodGod IS Light; Eternal; BeforeC. S. Lewis:“We are too easily Satisfied”With a counterfeit
17 15 Do not love the world nor the things in the world 15 Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. 17 The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
18 Let’s make a connection Genesis 3:1-7 (6)1 John 2:15-17Celebrity, Fame, Prestige, Popularity, Youth, Beauty, Wealth, Power . . .
19 Where does this come from? James 1:12-18Ephesians 2:1-10What did Switchfoot say? . .
20 Blame it on what you’ve been through Blame it on what you’re into Blame it on your religions Blame it on politicians We’ve been blowing up We’re the issue It’s our condition We’ve been blowing up We’re the issue Our detonation We’ve been blowing up We’re the issue We’re ammunition We’re ammunition We’re ammunition We are the fuse and ammunition I have no generation Show me my motivation One world one desperation One hope and one salvation Look what a mess we’ve made of love Look what a mess we’ve made We’ve got ourselves to blame Look what a bomb we made of love