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Money is Not the Root of Evil, So What Is?

I still remember the first time I got a paycheck. I was working at the Hardees in Moberly, MO back in 1994. That first part-time paycheck was perhaps for a $150 and the first thing I thought of was that, after tithing, I could finally afford to buy a pair or two of name brand jeans. 1,945 more words


Idol Factory

I stepped into a wooded area, flanked by ancient ruins. Sunlight dappled through the trees on the rubble, but I was far from restful. The quiet weighed eerily on me. 888 more words


Ahab's Retort

1 Kings 20:11

And the king of Israel answered, “Tell him, ‘Let not him who straps on his armor boast himself as he who takes it off.’” 923 more words


Lessons from Proverbs 1: Do Not Experiment with Their Addiction

Hear, my son, your father’s instruction

And do not forsake your mother’s teaching;

Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head

And ornaments about your neck. 1,221 more words

Bible Study

…On Covetousness

There is a trend among a number of my acquaintances, and surfacing in material I read (though it is not the content that I read that material for) to bewail the levels of attendance at Sunday worship (as compared to levels following the second world war, or even into the 80s and 90s). 420 more words

Spiritual Disciplines

Such Mercies Prove To Be Hard Crosses And Troubles

Buttercups and Brackish Water by Glyn Baker

“If things do befall us when we have vexed ourselves into the possession of them, yet now they are mingled and brackish; they are not so clear and sweet…It will not at all have the relish of a mercy until we have repented of our former disturbance. 139 more words


Beware of Covetousness | Kevin Sepulveda

Sins That Will Get You Kicked Out of Church – Part 2

Luke 12:15 And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. 39 more words