The Christian Lifestyle Reflects What We Believe.

SHOULD WE ALL LIVE LIKE MISSIONARIES

The Christian lifestyle shows what we value Even as we strive to live lives that exalt Jesus and have an impact for the Kingdom, it’s easy to sidestep this question. How should we think about our Christian lifestyle? As I…

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Loving Your Neighbor Will Mean That Money Takes A Back Seat.

MONEY AND LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR

Loving money and loving your neighbor correctly cannot exist together There is an undeniable reality; loving your neighbor - or not - is linked to the we think about and handle wealth and it's a window into our relationship with…

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The Rich Young Ruler Failed The Ultimate Test.

THE RICH RULER (commendable but lost)

The rich young ruler failed the ultimate test Jesus exposed the heart of the rich young ruler. We can fool everyone around us and meet the best expectations of society while still being lost. Like Judas, we can walk with…

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The Prosperity Gospel Can Kill The Soul.

THE PROSPERITY GOSPEL (a struggle for everyone)

Believing the prosperity gospel will kill a proper vision of following Jesus. The prosperity gospel is a belief or a conviction that God would have his children experience financial prosperity. In a positive sense, this means that God’s design is…

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Gospel Change Requires Faith.

THE COST OF GOSPEL CHANGE

Change for the sake of Jesus is never easy because it requires that we live by faith. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. For which of you, desiring to build a…

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Living Under Financial Stress Not Easy.

BARELY MAKING IT

Financial stress can easily move our life's focus toward money. Count it all joy my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. - James 1:2-3 For many, financial…

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Simple Living Helps Us Focus On The Mission.

THE IMPORTANCE OF SIMPLE LIVING

Simple living can help us focus on demonstrating the value of Jesus. Let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. - Hebrews…

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Being Content Means We Are Satisfied.

BEING CONTENT

Being content in our financial situation honors God when combined with a missional life. Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have… – Hebrews 13:5 …godliness with contentment is great gain… – 1…

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Money Can Cause Us To Change Our Priorities.

MONEY AND FADING AWAY

The influence of a growing retirement plan can tempt us to fade away just when we should have maximum Kingdom impact. ....as for what fell among the thorns, they are those who hear, but as they go on their way…

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The Manna Story Can Help Us With Money.

MANNA AND MONEY

Manna and money have much in common and clearly teach difficult things …whoever gathered much had nothing left over, and whoever gathered little had no lack. Each of them gathered as much as he could eat. – Exodus 16:18 When…

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