The Rich Young Ruler had to choose between two treasures…his Money and the Messiah.
- To follow Jesus means we have to make Him first.
o Good Idols:
- Whatever we give up to make Him first, it should be given with joy.
o “…God loves a cheerful giver…” 2 Corinthians 9:7
- The joy of giving it up comes from doing so in a Godly community.
o When we give our offerings together, it becomes contagious.
- Contagious Generosity
- Contagious Sacrifice
- Contagious Joy
Main Point: Who or What sits on the throne of your heart?
- The answer to that question is supposed to be Jesus.