When Is Success Failure? by Larry Wynn

WHEN IS SUCCESS FAILURE?
LUKE 12:13-21
MAY 30, 1993
SUBJECT: SALVATION, SUCCESS

INTRODUCTION

A. Three times in the Scripture God called a
man a fool.

1. MENTAL FOOL: Psalm 14:1 "The fool
has said in his heart, There is no
God."

ILLUSTRATION: Atheist was talking to a Chris-
tian, He complained, "You Christians have your
holiday, but we atheists do not." "Yes you
do," replied the Christian, "You have April
Fools
day."

2. MORAL FOOL: Proverbs 14:16 "A wise
man fears and departs from evil, But
a fool ranges and is self confident."

It is foolish to think we can sin and
get by.

3. MATERIALISTIC FOOL Luke 12.

B. Luke 12 teaches there is a time when success
really becomes failure.

1. Some of Jesus' most powerful teaching
came as a result of interruptions.

2. In Luke 12 Jesus was teaching the
disciples to trust God for everything
when a man interrupted with a request
for Jesus to settle a family quarrel.

ILLUSTRATION: Apparently this was the younger
brother who was upset with his older brother who would
not give him the one-third of the estate that was
rightfully his.


3. Can't help but ...


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