Greed is a terrible thing. Ahab,a king, noticed a vineyard, and since he couldn't get it lawfully, he chose to allow his wife to get it for him by murdering an innocent man and his children. Though it is a terrible story, there are many lessons we can learn from Ahab and the vineyard he coveted.
How do you know when you have enough? How much distinction should there be between HAVING and WANTING? God's Word warns the pilgrim of the hindrances of possessions, and encourages those who follow the Shepherd to let Him provide for their wants.
Idolatry is a bondage that enslaves many. You may be surprised, as you listen, to learn what comprises idolatry, and you may discover that you have been serving something other than God. But there is a way to be free; learn from God’s Word how to be freed, and enjoy liberty with His help!
Do you feel spiritually unsatisfied, unfulfilled, or empty? Spiritual hunger only has one real answer: Jesus. He is enough!
Is how we manage money important? Does it matter if I buy what I want so long as I keep the bills paid?
God has a plan for man's happiness—so Satan made a counterfeit plan. Following Satan's plan and trying to find happiness in money, sex, drugs, or good deeds is like leaning on a crutch that breaks and pierce your hand with splinters.
Money….whose? If it is mine, is it all mine? If it is God’s, should I give it all back to Him? If He only requires a portion, how do I decide what percent to give? Should He have any say about how I spend what I keep? Listen to find answers for these questions, and more.
As Western Christians, we've minimized a subject Jesus emphasized—our wealth. What if your possessions belong to those who need them as much as they belong to you? How would viewing poverty and possessions through Jesus' perspective effect your life?
In this article, we are called to look at our lives in relation to God's Word. Are we trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord; or are we leaning, falling trees that are allowing the culture around us to erode our roots?.
A look at Anabaptist groups of the past, and their economies, followed by an exposition on what the Bible teaches about wealth. They used the Word of God for their guide in the matters of wealth and possessions: do we??
The virtue of contentment is not natural to the human heart. Even back in the early church materialism was a danger that Paul was led to warn others off.
Life is an aging process and for those who reach old age there are special challenges and blessings. Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, describes life and old age well in the book of Ecclesiastes.
Contentment is not natural to most of us. It seems everyone desires something that is just out of their reach. Is it possible to be truly content with what you have?
Why do we practice nonresistance and nonconformity? Why not just go with the flow?
We live in an age where there is vast information at our fingertips. What are the dangers of the web and radio? Are we being caught in a trap of false information?