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Series: Self-Evident Truths - Message #1 We Love Our Valuables

Morning Worship
Matthew 6:19-21

1.  Accentuate Your Treasures    "your treasures"
      a.  Treasures are personal.
      b.  Treasures are prized.  Matthew 13:45-46
      c.  Treasures are protected.  Joshua 7:21-22

2.  Locate Your Treasures    "For where your treasure is..."
      a.  "Where is my heart?"  "there your heart will be also"
      b.  "Where is my hope?"  Luke 12:13-15

3.  Evaluate Your Treasures
      a.  Material treasures are temporal; we will eventually lose them.  1st Timothy 6:7
      b.  Spiritual treasures are eternal; we will never lose them.  1st Peter 1:3-4
      c.  Material treasures are inadequate in the day of trouble.  Zephaniah 1:12-13, 18
      d.  Spiritual treasures are adequate in the day of trouble.  Colossians 2:1-3
      e.  Treasures can be self-serving or God-honoring.  Luke 12:15-21; Luke 12:23

4.  Designate Your Treasures
      a.  You have lesser treasures, but do you have one treasure that is superior to all others?
      b.  You have treasures that are precious, but do you have one treasure that is priceless?  John 17:3
           (1)  The Thessalonians were precious to Paul.  1st Thessalonians 2:19-20
           (2)  Christ was priceless to Paul.  Philippians 3:7-8

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