What is the focal point of your desires?
Adam and Eve were created with humble hearts. The focal point of their satisfaction was God. In their pride, they hardheartedly desired significance, contentment, control and security apart from Him. With temptation from the serpent, they convinced themselves they were making the right decisions. The result was the first sin recorded in Scripture.
Today, we experience the same dilemma. The more we pursue significance apart from God, the more insignificant we become. The more we seek contentment apart from God, the more discontent we become. The more we attempt to find control apart from God, the more out of control we become. The more we desire security apart from God, the more insecure we become.
The solution is Christ. Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). Today, find the restoration in the only One who can satisfy your desires, soften your hard heart, and make you new.
For more, watch:
Episode 10: Restoring Our Four Desires (Significance & Contentment)
Episode 11: Restoring Our Four Desires (Control & Security) with Tony Dungy
Episode 27-30: God’s Ins, Outs, Ups, and Downs of Resources (Part 1-4)
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