3. Columbus success actually destroyed his integrity and Christian character and according to Marshall and Manuel: 3 self-centered evil motives invaded his life and the result was God’s way was driven out of his life for a long time and his own self-centered and ego driven way took control.
a. The three self-centered evil traits were:
i. Greed – his pursuit changed from God to gold and he would stop at nothing to get it from this new world and its people.
ii. Power – His obsessive drive for more and more power and control led him to be responsible for destroying thousands of lives for the sake of himself.
iii. Pride – His arrogant demands for...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)