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Jun 24, 2018

Wisdom for Technology

Wisdom for Technology

Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:12

Speaker: Andrew Shank

Series: Guest Speaker, Andrew Shank

Category: wisdom

“You can be like God.” That’s the lie Satan told Adam and Eve in the garden, and he still tempts with it today through technology. What are the temptations inherent in technology, and how can we use it wisely in light of our relationship with Christ, with one another, and our place in this world?

Order of Worship

Call To Worship: Psalm 63:1-4
Sermon Title: Wisdom for Technology
Central Text: 1 Corinthians 6:12
Benediction: 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Readings & Scripture

Pre-Service Text: 2 John
12 Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to
come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.

Call To Worship: Psalm 63:1-4
LEADER: 1 O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;
my soul thirsts for you;
my flesh faints for you,
as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.
2 So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary,
beholding your power and glory.

ALL: 3 Because your steadfast love is better than life,
my lips will praise you.
4 So I will bless you as long as I live;
in your name I will lift up my hands.

Central Text: 1 Corinthians 6:12
“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything.

Benediction: 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17
16 Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace, 17 comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word.

Post-Service Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-3a
1 Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. 3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification

Related Scripture

Luke 10:41-42 41 But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, 42 but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”

2 John 12 Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-3a 1 Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. 3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification

2 Corinthians 5:14-15 14 For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; 15 and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised.

Discussion Questions & Applications:

What are the temptations inherent in technology, and how can we use it wisely in light of our relationship with Christ, with one another, and our place in this world?