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Nov 18, 2019

In this episode Scott talks about self-righteousness and how it kills our freedom.

The episode begins with a reading recommendation from Scott - How to Exasperate Your Wife and Other Short Essays for Men by pastor and author Douglas Wilson.

1) Ask yourself the question, “If my household was a story, what kind of character would I be in it?” Would you be the good guy? The bad guy? The knight in shining armor? The villain?
2) Godly discipline is not confined to one aspect of our lives. It affects everything, it spreads to everything, and is always growing. We see that lust produces envy, strife, and discontent whereas self-control produces patience, kindness, and joy. In your life, are you currently experiencing more envy or more patience? More strife or more kindness? More discontent or greater joy?
3) Discipline drives us to be the people we are becoming daily. What type of person do you want to become? What disciplines are required to become that person?
4) Self-Righteousness is a freedom killer, and one reason for this is because no one thinks they struggle with it. Do you agree or disagree? Why?
5) Self-righteousness is a rejection of what Jesus has already provided for us in an effort to provide for ourselves. How does this play out in your world?
6) Self-righteousness doesn’t give in very easily, it tends to hide. In what areas of your life do you fight off a sense of superiority over others?
7) Share where you’re at with this topic and pray for one another where you need to see Jesus transform you.