Gambling and Greed

Scripture People who want to be rich fall into all sorts of temptations and traps. They are caught by foolish and harmful desires that drag them down and destroy them. The love of money causes all kinds of trouble. Some people want money so much that they have given up their faith and caused themselves a…

Live It Up!

Scripture  So go ahead. Eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, for God approves of this!  Wear fine clothes, with a splash of cologne!  ~Ecclesiastes 9:7-8, NLT Quote Man is clueless and God is all-knowing: therefore, the only proper response to God is fear and trust. ~David George Moore…

Making Friends or A Fortune

Scripture Here is someone who lives alone. He has no son, no brother, yet he is always working, never satisfied with the wealth he has. For whom is he working so hard and denying himself any pleasure? This is useless, too – and a miserable way to live. ~Ecclesiastes 4:8, GNT Quote In a world…

Pride And Wealth

Scripture Rich men are conceited, but their real poverty is evident to the poor. ~Proverbs 28:11, LNT Quote Money has never made a man happy and never will. Instead of filling a vacuum, it creates a larger one. ~Ben Franklin Let me say two things right off of the bat, Ben Franklin was one smart…

Generosity

Scripture A person who promises a gift but doesn’t give it is like clouds and wind that bring no rain. ~Proverbs 25:14, NLT Quote We make a living by what we get {earn}; we make a life by what we give. ~Sir Winston Churchill We were created for God’s pleasure and it pleases Him for…

The Trap

Scripture Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich: you are wasting your time. Riches can disappear as though they had the wings of a bird! ~Proverbs 23:4-5, JEV Quote God can satisfy your need but no one can satisfy your greed. ~Ya’akov What is the root of sin; is it pride or disobedience? Technically…

Divine Ownership

Scripture The earth is the LORD ’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. ~Psalm 24:1, NLT Quote We are never more like God than when we are giving. ~Anonymous  Psalm 24 contains the first principle of CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP. We call it Divine Ownership which means everything belongs to…

Mortal Sins

Scripture There is a sin that is mortal; I do not say that you should pray about that. All wrongdoing is sin, but there is a sin that is not mortal. ~I John 5:15-16, NRSV Quote Sin is your murderer: kill it before it kills you. ~Richard Baxter The Greek word translated ‘mortal’ in the…

Trouble

Scripture The LORD God who rules over all…says, “Why do you want to bring all this trouble on yourselves? Jeremiah 44:7, NIRV Quote Life is like a garden with snakes and weeds; there is bound to be trouble but don’t make it worse by sowing bad seeds. ~Ya’akov Everyone has problems. It is all but…

Self-Worship

Scripture Then he told them a story: “A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’” ~Luke 12:16-17, NLT Quote Self made men are prone to worship their creator. ~Image Quotes Narcissism is excessive or erotic interest in…