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Overcoming the Influence of Affluence

Text: 1 Timothy 6:17-19

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The following message is the basis for Scott Wenig's Sermon Clinic series. For the first installment in the series click, Building a Stronger Outline.

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1 Timothy 6:17


The problem with preaching a message like the one I preached last week is that everybody starts paying attention. I had several people this week make — I guess the comment about the sport utility vehicle seemed to be a little close to home to a lot of people. Several people wanted to know what kind of car I drive.

I'm going to a conference next week, and my good pair of shoes were looking pretty ratty. I really needed some new shoes, but all week long I put off going to the mall because I so passionately implored you not to go to the mall. So yesterday I'm kind of going through the mall with my hand over my face just hoping that none of you would recognize me. These are hard things to incorporate into our lifestyle but really are worth the effort.

This morning we're going to take a look at Part 2 of Overcoming ...

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