A Revolving Gospel

A Revolving Gospel

Intro:  2.3 billion square feet of storage rental space.  A $38 billion business. Grows 7.7% annually since 2012.  What it represents is our inability to get rid of stuff and stuff out of circulation.

  1. Hoarded riches are God’s blessings out of commission. (v. 1-3)
    1. When stuff sits long enough it collects dust. Matthew 6:19-21
    2. What is your heart toward stuff?
  2. Hoarded riches lead to oppression and paranoia. (v. 4)
    1. What is fair?  Matthew 20
    2. We like to keep people in their place.  Matthew 18:23-35
    3. We never think we have enough.  Luke 12:13-21
  3. Hoarded riches make us selfish and oblivious. (v. 5-6)
    1. One of the seeds planted is choked out.  Mark 4:19
    2. The rich fool once again.

We have the wealth of the Gospel.  Let’s not be found guilty of hoarding it.