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How to Make the Most of Life (9 of 9)
Series: Experiencing Life Before Death
This is the last in the series of messages on "Experiencing Life Before Death." Now we have been thinking about the life of Solomon. All these messages have been from the book of Ecclesiastes and you remember in the very first message we talk about how Solomon sought to find meaning in life. He sought to find meaning in luxury, in learning, in lust, in liquor, in laughter and when he had all those things he said it is all empty, it is all vanity. I haven't experienced life.
Now, I want you to contrast Solomon's approach to life with Moses. Moses, I believe, is the greatest man in the Old Testament. He did the opposite of Solomon. He built no great cathedrals. Moses built no temple. Moses didn't reign from a palace on a throne. And yet he is remember in the Bible as one of the greatest men who walked the face of this earth. What is the contrast as we talk about, "How To Make The Most Of My Life?"
Now, why did God use Moses in such a remarkable way? He gave us the first five books of the Bible through Moses. Moses led Israel out of 400 years of bondage. He led the people for forty years through the wilderness. He preformed many mighty miracles. Moses was mightily used of the Lord. And had a tremendous life, a meaningful life. Why? Well I want to share four things with you this morning that I believe are real keys to making the most of our lives.
I. YOU MUST BE YOURSELF
First of all I want you to see if you would make the most of your life, you must be yourself. You see Moses faced the problem of our identity. Who am I? Just who am I? When Moses was born, he was born into a humble Hebrew home much like the birth of Jesus. Moses was born a slave. And yet his mother put him in that basket to save his life because all the Hebrew babies were being destroyed by the Pharaoh. And the Queen, the Princess of Egypt found that ...
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