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Better- Less is better


Better
Part 3
Less is better

More doesn't make you happy, it just makes you want more

Ecclesiastes 5:10 “Whoever loves money never has enough;
    whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income.
    This too is meaningless.


Ecclesiastes 4:6 “Better one hand full with tranquility than two hand fulls with toil and chasing after the wind.”

it’s better to have less of what doesn’t matter and more of what does.

Luke 12:15 “Watch out! Be on your guard against of all kinds of greed.
because a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.

verse 21 “This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself, but is not rich toward God.”


3 things…

1. Identify

What are the things that are most important to you?

2. Simplify

Hebrews 12:1 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us…”

How do you do it? Notice 3 things…

A. Cut back

B. Turn off

C. Give away

Ecclesiastes 4:6 “Better one hand full with,” what? “Better one hand full with tranquility than two hand fulls with toil and a chasing after the wind.”

3. Fortify


What does fortify mean?

Dictionary =
to strengthen so as to protect it against attack.

1 Timothy 6:12 NLT
“Fight the good fight for the true faith. Hold tightly to the eternal life to which God has called you…”

Nehemiah 6:12 NKJV “I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?”