Seven Deadly Sins Homework

Seven Deadly Sins Homework

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This homework page is dedicated to helping all of us learn how to practically apply what we’ve been hearing during this series. Here we’ll list things we can do individually and as a church in response to what we’ve heard. We hope you’ll find this useful in growing in your relationship with God and with others.

About The Series: Wanted - The Hunt For The Seven Deadly Sins

What’s the big deal with sin? Isn’t the whole idea just an antiquated idea to steer us away from enjoying our freedom to be and do anything we want? Can a list of sins created 1500 years ago hold key to the best life possible? Join us as we take a look into the seven deadly sins!

The earliest mention of the Seven Deadly Sins in History come from a monk named Evagrius of Pontus who in 553 A.D. It was in the desert that Evagrius identified and listed eight demons (nagging sins) that couldn’t be avoided but had to be dealt with.

Evagrius’s list of 8 demons, over time and thought, became known as the Seven Deadly Sins: pride, gluttony, envy, greed, anger, sloth and lust. Join us as we dive in to understanding how to identify what’s really going on with these famous sins and learn how to combat them in our lives.

Do The Homework

Click on the titles below to view the homework for each message. If you’ve not listened to the messages yet, we encourage to listen to them first to better understand the purpose of this homework.

Introduction
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Monday

Memorize the 7 Deadly Sins:

  1. Pride
  2. Gluttony
  3. Envy
  4. Greed
  5. Anger
  6. Sloth
  7. Lust

Tuesday

Ask people you know if they can name the 7 Deadly Sins

Wednesday

Pay attention to which of the 7 Deadly Sins you see most in the world around you… write it down on a piece of paper and keep until tomorrow.

Thursday

Post on the MPC Facebook site the Deadly Sin you wrote down yesterday.

Friday

Read John 10:10

Pray specifically that God works during our series on the 7 Deadly Sins, not just to point them out, but to help us find ways to be free from them and find how God wants to give us life to the full.

Pride
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Monday

Memorize Psalm 139:13-14 

“For you formed my inward parts;

you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.

I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.

Wonderful are your works;

my soul knows it very well.”

Tuesday

READ the myth of Narcissus.

Wednesday

Make A Plan and serve 3 people today. 

Ideas: Get coffee for a co-worker, treat someone to lunch, mow the neighbor’s lawn, was a family member’s car, etc.

Thursday

Contact Dave Laubscher and ask to take the MPC Spiritual Gift Test. If you’ve already taken it, review your results.

Friday

Get Information about serving in an area at MPC that fits your God given gifts and passion. Explore the opportunities.


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