Matthew 6:24 ESV
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
Step 1: The Christian Adventure
To believe in Jesus Christ as the Savior of the world is to believe in a living person. People often ask, "What is the meaning of belief?" The Amplified New Testament expresses the full meaning of the term believe as "adhere to, trust in, and rely on." The Gospel of John has been...
Christians and Material Wealth: The Question of Giving Everything Away - Focus on the Family
What did Jesus mean when He said, "Go, sell all you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven"? I became a Christian about a year and a half ago, and for the most part I've been very happy in my new-found faith. Sure, I've had my ups and downs, but the Lo...
Spending Too Much - Focus on the Family
Part of the Getting Along Without Getting a Loan Series Getting Along Without Getting a Loan Spending Too Much Soaring Price Panic Satisfying Lifestyle Series About: Managing Money 1. The problem defined Without getting too close-up-and-personal, many would confess that part of t...
That Your Joy May Be Full: A Theology of Happiness
True happiness is not merely a subjective feeling of pleasure, but a gift from the triune God, through Jesus, that leads us back to him.
The Meanings of Love in the Bible
The Bible illustrates numerous kinds of love, such as the kind that seeks the good of unlovely or unwanted people.
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31. What Is This Thing Called Love? (Romans 12:9-13)
Introduction Art Linkletter had a television program years ago on which he interviewed children. Out of the childrens mouths came many strange and humorous words which Art captured in his book entitled, Kids Say the Darndest Things. I wish Art Linkletter could interview todays y...
Message: God or Mammon (Matthew 6:19-24)
We begin this morning a new series on "The Christian And His Possessions." Traditionally this is a very sensitive subject. When the subject of a message is the matter of money or possessions, preachers are frequently accused of losing their spirituality and beginning to...
What is mammon?
What is mammon? What does it mean that you cannot serve both God and Mammon?