Selfish Desire
Selfish Jealousy

Gen 11:1-9
Genesis 9:1
Selfish Ambition
Selfish Pride
Luke 12:13-21
Selfish Greed
Luke 16:19-31
Selfish arrogance
Psalm 14:1
Selfish Unbelief

Selfish Sinfulness vs Selfless Surrender

I am surrendering to Jesus, making him central in every aspect of my life.

Follow Up Questions to Week 4 Message

Read these passages: Luke 6:46-49 and Matthew 7:21, 24-27 They weren’t mentioned in the message, but may be familiar. What do they say to you about following and obeying Jesus? 

In what ways do the following areas of selfish sinfulness get in the way of you following Jesus more closely?

selfish desires           jealousy         ambition                    pride   

arrogance                  greed              disobedience             unbelief

“The antidote to selfish sinfulness is selfless surrender.”         Agree or disagree?  Why? 

The overarching point of the message was that we need to stop trying to be our own God and surrender to Jesus. This week’s key statement was: 

I am surrendering to Jesus, making him central in every aspect of my life.  

Is this true for you in general? Are there specific areas of struggle and resistance, where your life you need to raise a white flag and surrender to Jesus? Why do you think these areas are so difficult for you? Is there someone you can talk and pray with about these things?