What Is the Good Life?
Romans 7, Galatians 5:22
Take God's Word and find Galatians chapter 5 and verse 22. We're in a series speaking about the fruit of the Spirit. Galatians chapter 5 verse 22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness. And then we come to that quality of the Christ life that the Bible calls goodness. And I want to speak to you on this subject, What is the Good Life? Now, the word good is an overworked word today. Something feels good, it tastes good, it looks good, you've done a good job, whatever. We just throw the word good all around. And uh, people today are interested in living the good life. And for some people, what is the good life? Well, for some people the good life is feeling good. That is, it's having a hot tub and a back rub. That that's the good life. For other people, the good life is not feeling good, it's looking good. I mean, everybody today wants to look good. And then the cosmetics industry is a very big industry today. Billions of dollars are spent on looking good. there are many here today look as good as you ever did. It just takes you longer to get that way. And, huh, some don't look as good as you used to. Now, no matter what you do, or what we do, let me put it that For other people the good life is not just feeling good and looking good, but it's having the goods. I mean, you know, just uh accumulating. They call that the good life. If you have enough money to have enough power to do what you want to do. I saw a Ferrari, a red Ferrari the other day. It had a bumper sticker on it. And it said, The one who wins has the most toys at the end of life. The one who wins has the most toys at the end of life. And you know, they say, The only difference between men and boys is the cost of their toys. And so, that guy had a big red one. And uh to him that was the good life. Rrrrrrrmm. Well, there's the good life. What is the good life? Well, in all of these things that I've me ...
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