Investing for the Future

Speaker: Cal Hiebert
Scripture: Luke 12-13-34

Sermon Notes

  1. A person's life does not consist in abundant possessions.
  2. God is in control of man's destiny. 
  3. God will provide for His own.
  4. Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Discussion Questions

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Tell us about a treasure (other than family) that would be difficult to give up.


  1. Read Ecclesiastes 8:15. How does this differ from the “eat, drink, and be merry” in Luke 12:19?
  2. Read Colossians 3:1-2. How do you set your mind on heavenly things?
  3. Read Ecclesiastes 5:10. How does this complement Jesus’ teaching about possessions?
  4. Read 1 Timothy 6:9-10. Why do you think that desiring riches and loving money causes so many problems?
  5. Read Philippians 4:11-12. What was the secret Paul learned, and how can we learn it?
  6. Is there a difference between earthly and heavenly treasure? If so, what?
  7. Read Luke 12:33. How do we apply this verse to our lives today?
  8. Is it possible to have both earthly and heavenly treasure? Explain.
  9. We are told we must plan for retirement. Discuss how we can do that and at the same time please God.


How are you investing in a heavenly future? 

Posted on April 19, 2015 and filed under Special Services.