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Living - Way, Truth, Life (5 of 9)
Series: The Most of My Life
Reverend: If you want to be involved in something like this is someday this life is going to end and you're going to stand in eternity and looking back, this is going to be one of the best investments that you can make. And really, the only way you can ever make sense of this life is to start with eternity and look back. And that's what I want to talk to you about this morning.
Jesus talked to people in His day and He created defining moments. Do you know what a defining moment is? A defining moment is when you are faced with a truth. You just know it's true. Intuitively, you know it to be true. And at that moment it becomes a defining moment because you have a choice. You can embrace the truth and change or you can ignore the truth. But whatever you do, there's going to be serious consequences.
Defining moments in life sound like this: The wife comes in to a husband, looks at the husband and says, if you don't change I'm out of here. And at that moment, the husband has heard it before but he realizes that she is dead serious. And he can embrace that truth and say I need to get some help and I need to make some changes or he can stay on the same road that he has always been on and ignore it. But it's going to have huge consequences. It's a defining moment.
Another defining moment is when parents all of a sudden find out something about their kids that they didn't think was happening. All of a sudden, there's a reality, a truth, and something's different than they thought. They can embrace that and act on it or then can ignore it and it becomes a defining moment. People all of a sudden realize there's a substance in their life, or there is an addiction, pornography or something, and it's got control of their soul. And they're aware that they are absolutely incapable of breaking this control. They can embrace that and do something about it and change or they ...
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