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tarry a while (vii)

“But, and here comes the rub, all of us feel that we are in complete control of our desire for things. We would never admit to an ungovernable spirit of covetousness. 725 more words

ETERNAL THOUGHTS

There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy. Chanakya

There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.

Chanakya

Happiness

Greed And How To Overcome It

9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. 1,006 more words

The Peril of Prosperity

There is a danger that we all face as Christians.  This danger is intensified when God tangibly displays His mercy in our lives.  The danger is that we might magnify the gift and forget the Giver.  543 more words

Old Testament

Should We Be Quick To Buy Things For Our Kids?

Most every parent has been there. You are walking down the store aisle minding your buisness when your child spots a brightly colored new toy. You feel the tug at your heart strings. 610 more words

Parenting

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What greed can do

A man who did estate auctions told me he has seen a family divide over who would get an item once owned by a deceased parent. 97 more words

Exodus 20:1-21 - Grace, the Law, and Covetousness

From a sermon delivered by Andrew Reid on 7 August 2016:

Starting in the right place – Grace, then the Law.

[1] And God spoke all these words, saying, [2] “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. 989 more words

The Walk