SERMON NOTES (click arrow to the right to open)
Understanding what motivates you in your actions - what do you value?
A value is something you view as important, a quality or thing you feel has worth and significance and influences your decisions and actions.
Self-discipline and will power are different from values, a value goes much deeper and produces an internal drive.
Two ideas to consider when shifting values:
1. You have to recognize what is not working
2. You have to determine what is more important
Our EGO somethings gets in the way, we don't see what's not working until we experience a negative consequence, we get 'knocked down'.
Getting back up is important, but if you continue to do the same thing, behave the same way, the result will be the same.
You have to evaluate the experience and make a choice, decide what you value more.
Paul says that all besides Christ is garbage, some may view that as harsh, but in reality, all things, money, fame, f