Mission Hills Church
Live Free | Finding Freedom from the Self-Destruction of Self-Centeredness
"It is for freedom that Christ has set us free." (Galatians 5:1) So why are we so prone to shackling ourselves and others with things that keep us from experiencing that freedom? Join us for a study of the book of Galatians where the Apostle Paul teaches us how to live free by faith.
Locations & Times
  • Littleton Campus
    620 Southpark Dr, Littleton, CO 80120, USA
    Saturday 5:00 PM, Sunday 8:00 AM, Sunday 9:15 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM
  • North Littleton Campus / Mission Hills en Español
    5804 S Datura St, Littleton, CO 80120, USA
    Sunday 11:30 AM
Welcome to Mission Hills!
Mission Hills is a church family—a family who wants to extend to you the same love, hope, and joy that we have received. We know that we cannot be all things to all people. But we do want to be one thing to all people. We want to be the place where anyone, of any age, of any level of spiritual maturity, of any economic class, of any ethnicity, of any church background—or no church background—can meet God in a way that transforms their life…forever!

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Am I smarter than a stupid monkey?
Unless we lean in to what we're free for, we'll drift back to what we're free from.
The desires of the flesh are inherently self-centered.
When we're disconnected from God, we crave what we were never meant to consume.
When we're disconnected from God, the desires of the flesh become our primary motivation.
Faith in Jesus sets us free from self-centeredness, and free for other-centeredness.
There's no loving God without loving others.
Loving others isn't just an aspect of righteousness, it's the essence of it.
The best test of our righteousness isn't the rules, it's our relationships.
Liminal space is the place between what was and what will be.
Self-centeredness is inherently self-destructive.
Someone has to break the cycle.
It’s only when we’re guided by the Spirit that we stop giving in to the flesh.
Stop indulging the self-centered desires of the flesh and start indulging the other-centered desires of the Spirit.
You don’t need to be guarded by the law because you’re now guided by the Spirit.
God, what do you want me to do to serve someone before today is over?
The acts of the flesh are obvious: (Gal 5:19a)
These are examples of self-centered behavior.
Four categories of selfishness:

1. Self-Centered Sexuality
2. Self-Centered Religion
3. Self-Centered Social Interactions
4. Self-Centered Over-Consumption
Which category trips me up the most?
I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God. (Gal. 5:21b)
This is a warning for those whose lives are continually characterized by self-centeredness
These are examples of other-centered behavior.
True joy comes from serving others.
Stop indulging the self-centeredness of the flesh and start indulging the other-centeredness of the Spirit.
How do I start indulging the other-centeredness of the Spirit?

1. Make sure you have God's Spirit. (Have I said yes to faith in Jesus?)
2. Do a relationship audit. (Which category does my selfishness most often fall into?)
3. Confess selfishness (What selfishness do I need to confess to God and others?)
4. Ask God to lead you forward. (What's the next thing I can do to serve someone?)