Avoiding Lukewarm Attitudes
Hot vs Cold AttitudesHotOne that is fervent in spiritActs 18:25, Rom. 12:11ColdTotal opposite of being fervent in spiritOne that refuses to recognize/serve GodLukewarm Is Terrible
Message to Laodicea
Self-sufficient AttitudeComplacencyApathyHalfheartedIndifferentNot Fully CommittedHypocrisy
What Does it Mean to be Lukewarm?
Old TestamentDeut. 8:11-201 Sam 15Hos. 6:4-6Hos. 13:4-6New TestamentLuke 18:18-23Luke 18:9-14
Putting Trust in Ourselves/WealthOur WorshipAttendanceNot Paying Attention During ServiceGoing Through the MotionsNo ZealOur Actions Away from WorshipNo Desire to TeachHypocritical Living
Make Sure Our Treasures are in HeavenMatt. 6:19-21, Col. 3:2Realize We Are Unprofitable ServantsLuke 17:10Give Our Lives Wholly to GodGal 2:20, Rom 12:1-2Continually Press On and Avoid SluggishnessPhil. 3:12-14, Heb 6:11-12Be Steadfast1 Cor. 15:58
How Do We Avoid Being Lukewarm?
Hard to ChangeHeb. 6:4-6, 2 Pet. 2:20Reflect Badly on the ChurchBecome Revolting to GodRev. 3:16Lost Eternally
Perils of Lukewarm Attitude