Tag Archives: wealth

Satisfaction; November 1, 2019


Ecclesiastes 5:10 Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless. Solomon writes a good bit about wealth, which is hardly surprising since he was fabulously wealthy. In all … Continue reading

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Poverty and Wealth; January 6, 2019


Revelation 2:9 I know your afflictions and your poverty—yet you are rich! When reading the 2nd chapter of Revelation we tend to focus on the warning passages, specifically places like the statement that the church in Ephesus had forsaken their … Continue reading

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The Word of Knowledge; June 28, 2018


Luke 19:5 When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” We have no record whatsoever of any previous interaction between Jesus and Zacchaeus, but Luke … Continue reading

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Greed; June 24, 2018


Luke 12:15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Jesus’ instructions to “be on your guard” here are something … Continue reading

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Entitlement; March 20, 2018


Hosea 2:8 “She has not acknowledged that I was the one who gave her the grain, the new wine and oil, who lavished on her the silver and gold— which they used for Baal. God is our Provider, but all … Continue reading

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Things; January 14, 2018


Ecclesiastes 5:11 As goods increase, so do those who consume them. And what benefit are they to the owner except to feast his eyes on them? Over the past two years I have really had this truth brought home to … Continue reading

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True Religion; July 10, 2017


1 Kings 12:28 After seeking advice, the king made two golden calves. He said to the people, “It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem. Here are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of … Continue reading

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