Cedar Hills Community Church

Glittering Vices: Gluttony

March 13, 2022 Pastor Kent Landhuis
Cedar Hills Community Church
Glittering Vices: Gluttony
Show Notes

LENT 2022: Glittering Vices: Gluttony - Pastor Kent Landhuis

THEME - Sin destroys our souls. Jesus restores our souls on the cross.

TEXTS - James 1:12-15, Matthew 4:1-4, Psalm 36:1-10

OUTLINE

Are you seeking the real thing or settling for a cheap substitute?

A. Sin: Not the way it’s supposed to be.

  1. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth - and it was good. 

(Genesis 1)

2.            Cursed is the ground because of you. Genesis 3:17a

 

B. Ground Rules: James 1:12-15

  1. Own your own lust.
  2. Your lust is not a secret.
  3. Confessing lust brings hope.

 

C. Gluttony: A disordered desire to consume. 

  1. A glutton raids the icebox to cure spiritual malnutrition. (Fredrick Buechner)
  2. It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ (Matthew 4:4)
  3. Taste and see that the Lord is good! (Psalm 34:1-10)

 

D. Next Steps 

  1. Look at your own soul.
  2. Where do you settle for cheap substitutes?
  3. Confess your gluttony.
  4. Go live in freedom!

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