Love of Money

4 Things The Apostle Paul Teaches Us About Money

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The Apostle Paul is the most well-known Christian missionary. He was beaten, persecuted, shipwrecked, and thrown into prison numerous times for his faith, yet wrote half of the New Testament! Most of the church doctrine you see today is either a direct or indirect result of Paul’s writings.  Paul was an amazing and gifted man […]

How to Tell if Money Has Become Your Idol

Personal Finance

Oh boy – here he goes again on a rant about how we love money way too much. Doesn’t this guy write about anything relevant? Just hear me out a second. You and I both know that if we were painfully honest with each other, we’d have to admit that there is a sense in […]

The Paradox of Money and Satisfaction

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I usually spend weekend posts looking at key money passages in the Bible.  I’ve found that I spend a lot of time in the New Testament. This weekend we jump to the Old Testament for our money passage. Ecclesiastes is a famous book that takes a look at life with pessimism, optimism, paradoxes and hammers home the […]

Wouldn’t It Be Nice to Win the Lottery?

Miscellaneous

Did you ever play that game where you imagined you won the lottery or came into a large sum of money and daydreamed about all the things you would do with it?  I know I have.  I thought about the house I would buy, the car I would drive, the charities I would give to […]

Avoiding Financial Hell (Part 1)

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A few months ago I was asked to speak about the topic of money at a workshop for the Young Adults group at my church.  I taught through 1 Timothy 6:6-20 and made the point that what you do with your money or desire to do with it has the power to send you to […]