What Ever Happened To Gratitude? (41 of 68) by Larry Osborne

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What Ever Happened To Gratitude? (41 of 68)
Series: 30 A.D. The Jesus Story
Dr. Larry Osborne
Luke 17:11-19

HELP ME JESUS!
Never Mind, Things Are Better Now
Luke 17:11-19

THE BACK STORY
Numbers 5:2-4 & Leviticus 14:1-11/ Luke 7:22/ Luke 17:7-10

THE STORY
Luke 17:11-19

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT GRATITUDE

WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT
1 Thessalonians 5:18 & Ephesians 5:17-20/ Philippians 4:4-7/ Psalm 100:4 & Psalm 103
Romans 1:21/ Deuteronomy 8:11-17/ 1 Corinthians 10:1-11

WHY IT’S SO HARD TO MAINTAIN
The Six Great Enemies of Gratitude

(1) Comparison
Matthew 20:1-15

(2) Entitlement
Luke 11:7-10

(3) Pride
Deuteronomy 8:11-17

(4) Bitterness
Ephesians 4:31-32/ Hebrews 12:15/ Matthew 6:14 & 18:22-35

(5) Spiritual Myopia
1 Kings 19:13-18/ Genesis 50:20

(6) Shortsightedness
Psalm 73/ 1 Peter 4:12-19/ Hebrews 12:7-8


Food for Thought
(Questions and scriptures for further personal study)

1. Larry used Asaph in Psalm 73 as an example of a person who suffered from shortsightedness. Take a minute to go back and read all of Psalm 73 and then answer the following questions.

Where do you see these other two “Enemies of Gratitude” – comparison and bitterness – show up in this psalm?


What is it that ultimately helped Asaph overc ...


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