Archive for 'Materialism'

How Hard to be Rich

Matthew 19: 23-30 Ezek.28:1-10 / Dt.32:26-28,30,35-36 I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God. (Matthew 19:23-24) […]

Sound Investment Advice

Matthew 6: 19-23 2 Kgs 11:1-4,9-18,20/Ps 132:11-14,17-18 Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven… (Matthew 6:19) I pray that you will discover The true treasure that God has given; Nothing on earth lasts […]

The Poor Rich

Mark 10: 17-27 1 Pt 1: 3-9 / Ps 111: 1-2, 5-6, 9, 10 It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God. (Mark 10:25) What worth are all the world’s treasure If in the end I lose my […]

Testing and Betrayal

Matthew 26:14-25 Isa 50: 4-9a / Psa 69 I offered my back to those who beat me, my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard; I did not hide my face from mocking and spitting. Because the Sovereign LORD helps me, I will not be disgraced. (Isaiah 50:6-7) Lord, we trust that all adversities […]

The Purpose of Wealth

Luke 16: 9-15 Rom 16:3-9,16,22-27 / Ps 145 You justify yourselves in the sight of others, but God knows your hearts; for what is highly esteemed among men is an abomination in the sight of God. (Luke 16:15) Some may be destitute in wisdom, Or other things like power and health; But if it keeps […]

Wealth, the Obstacle to Life

Matthew 19: 23-30 Jdgs 6:11-24a / Ps 85:9,11-14 I tell you the truth, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God. […]