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The Secret to Security and Satisfaction (1 of 5)
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
March 20, 2005
As you are turning to Psalm 23 .. I want to ask you a question: Are you a secure person? Would you say that you live a secure life? Secure in the here-and-now and secure in the here-after? And what about as an American citizen? Do you feel secure?
Americans are paying a lot of money for a sense of security these days. We have Home Land Security... Internet Security .. Airport security .. Global security .. Home surveillance .. wireless cameras. We've got locks on our doors alarms on our cars and houses. Now you tell me that we are a secure society? We may not feel very secure but we're sure paying a lot of money for something we don't have!
Now let me ask you something else. Are you living a satisfied life? Can you say tonight, "Pastor, I'm living a secure and satisfied life." Wonderful! So let me ask those of you who are living a secure and satisfied life a question: What is giving you security and satisfaction? Is it your retirement account? Is it your job? Is it your health? Is it your family? What is bringing you security and satisfaction and what happens to your security and satisfaction if something happens to it?
Take away your retirement account .. how secure and satisfied are you now? Take away your job .. how secure and satisfied are you now? Take away your health .. your family .. how secure are you now?
If you are depending upon anything or anybody other than the Lord Jesus Christ for your security and satisfaction, then it's just a matter of time when your security and satisfaction are gone.
That's what I want to talk to you about tonight from Psalm 23: The Secret to Security and Satisfaction. Now, you are probably familiar with the 23rd Psalm. Perhaps you've heard it read at a funeral service. In fact .. many of you can probably quote it. But what makes this such a wonderful Psalm is that it tells ...
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