Victory Christian Center of Lake Butler FL
Sunday Morning Worship 8/22/21
August 22, 2021

Sunday Morning Worship 8/22/21

August 22, 2021

Victory Christian Center of Lake Butler, FL

Pastor Patrick L. Maxwell

Sunday Morning Worship

August 22, 2021




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James 3:14-16 New Living Translation NLT

14 But if you are bitterly jealous and there is selfish ambition in your heart, don’t cover up the truth with boasting and lying. 

15 For jealousy and selfishness are not God’s kind of wisdom. Such things are earthly, unspiritual, and demonic. 

16 For wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find disorder and evil of every kind. 

2 Timothy 3:1-5 New Living Translation NLT

1 You should know this, Timothy, that in the last days there will be very difficult times. 

2 For people will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and ungrateful. They will consider nothing sacred. 

3 They will be unloving and unforgiving; they will slander others and have no self- control. They will be cruel and hate what is good. 

4 They will betray their friends, be reckless, be puffed up with pride, and love pleasure rather than God. 

5 They will act religious, but they will reject the power that could make them godly. Stay away from people like that! 

Philippians 2:3-11 New Living Translation NLT

3 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. 

4 Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. 

5 You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. 

6 Though he was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. 

7 Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When he appeared in human form, 

8 he humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross. 

9 Therefore, God elevated him to the place of highest honor and gave him the name above all other names, 

10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 

11 and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. 


Today’s Sermon

Pastor Patrick L. Maxwell 


Selfish (adjective) self·ish : concerned excessively or exclusively with oneself : seeking or concentrating on one’s own advantage, pleasure, or well-being without regard for others. 


The Goal of the Believer is to be 


Ways to Overcome Selfishness 

1. Celebrate someone else’s 

2. Show 

3.   others During Their Time of Need 

4. Be A  

5. Follow In The Footsteps Of 




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