THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT: Where Is Your Heart (Matt. 6:19-34)? I. YOUR HEART IS WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS (6:19-21) A. Earthly Treasures – Perishable (Mk. 10:17-24) B. Heavenly Treasure – Eternal (Col. 3:1-4) What earthly prize is worth Heaven? What perishable thing is worth eternity? What temporary item is worthy of your heart & love? Song 41 “What Shall It Profit?”
THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT: Where Is Your Heart (Matt. 6:19-34)? II. BEHAVIOR REVEALS OUR HEARTS (6:22-24) A. Is your eye single or divided (v. 22-23)? B. Do you try to live for God AND the world (v. 24)? When our loyalty is tested: Do we yield easily to work over worship? Do we yield to play over study? Do we yield to self rather than to Him? Song 53 “Purer In Heart”
THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT: Where Is Your Heart (Matt. 6:19-34)? III. ANXIETY IS WORLDINESS, NOT FAITH (6:25-34) A. “Be Not Anxious” = Preoccupation, distracted by care. 1. Life is more than food & clothing (v. 25). (Its purpose & worth is not in things). 2. You are more valuable than birds & flowers (v. 26, 28-30). 3. Does worry change anything (v. 27). B. A Matter OF Faith (v. 30, 33; 2 Th. 3:10). Song 245 “Only In Thee”
THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT: Where Is Your Heart (Matt. 6:19-34)? CONCLUSION: A. Where Is Your Treasure? What Do You Live For? B. Where Is Your Heart? Is Your Love Divided? C. Do Cares Distract & Assail You? Is Your Faith based In Him Or In Things? FIND GREAT TREASURE, PURPOSE, PURITY & COMFORT IN HIM!