• John’s dress and appearance made it immediately apparent that he lived a simple life, completely devoted to doing God’s will

  • John’s unique privilege of being the forerunner of Jesus far exceeded any sacrifices he had made

A simple life helps us to do more in God’s service and results in great satisfaction. We can simplify our life by . . .

  • identifying actual needs

  • eliminating unnecessary expenses

  • preparing a realistic budget

  • disposing of things not being used

  • paying off debts

  • cutting back on excessive secular employment

John’s diet consisted of locusts and wild honey

What goal will a simple life allow me to pursue?