KEY WORDS TO REMEMBER: RIGHTEOUSNESS & HUMILITY
FOUR SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES: *Giving
*Prayer *Fasting *Money
1. GIVING, but doing it the Right Way, and with the Right Heart. Matthew 6:1-4; Matthew 5:16
Psalm 24:1 The earth is the Lord’s, and Everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.
What does your giving reveal about your Righteousness?
Done with Humility. Matthew 6:5-8
So, what does Jesus tell them about prayer? It’s Personal
It’s a Private Communication with God. We are to do it in a Secret Place.
Matthew 23:27-28; Luke 18:11-13; Matthew 6:9-13
A.C.T.S. – Type of Prayer
A – Adoration
C – Confession
T – Thanksgiving S – Supplication
God is a Discerner of the Heart and He is more concerned with the intentions of our hearts than with the Words of our Mouths.
3. Fasting vs. 16-18
4. Money/Finances – vs. 19-21
Malachi 3:8-12; 1 Timothy 6:6-7
Jesus said the first step in financial wisdom is Giving.
So, how do you grow “Deeper?” With Righteousness & Humility. Ephesians 2:22-24; Romans 12:1-2; Psalm 1:1-2; Colossians 3:15-17
A changed heart.
A changed attitude.
A life lived righteously and with humility.