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What "storing up treasures in heaven" really means

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“You’ll never see a U-Haul behind a hearse.” Preachers have used this old saying for years to explain a simple fact: You can’t take anyt...

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How to tithe and why it matters

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I’d like to tithe, but I can’t afford to.  Isn’t tithing kind of old school? Do people really do that? The church talks about giving our...

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How to fight back when greed grabs hold of your kids at Christmas

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I don’t know about you, but this time of year seems to create little gimmie monsters of our normal, mostly kind and thankful children. An...

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What belongs to God and what belongs to me?

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An old adage states: “What’s yours is mine and what’s mine is mine.” That may be jokingly quoted in marriage, but it gets at something e...

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God wants to prosper you — just not the way you think

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Hearing that God wants to bless you with riches, health, and success is an enticing message. The problem is that isn’t always the case.  ...

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Three steps to defeating greed and envy

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Hearing a few notes of “The Music Box Dancer” sends my mind racing back. The image of a bustling gym frames the memory of my sister in a ...

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Sermon

Generosity vs. Greed

From Slaying Giants

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We all know greed is a problem — we just think it’s a problem for other people. Greed is sneaky like that. Don’t let greed grab a hold of...

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Fear vs. Faith

From Slaying Giants

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When God’s people reached the Promised Land, it was full of abundance. It was also full of giants. The same is true for us. God has calle...

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The change in perspective that will change your life

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“Jesus, remove me from me.” This has been my constant prayer for the past few months. I have slowly and painfully come to the realizatio...

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You Can’t Outgive God

From ForSC

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The Big Idea The best way for us to change our state is by believing we can’t outgive God. Get Started Do you know someone who ho...

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The Cure to Jealousy

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The greed for more, that drive to possess, has trapped and destroyed human beings since the very beginning. Jealousy isn’t new Eve’s de...

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The Meaningful Life

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I have been teaching high school English for 15 years.  During that time, many of my colleagues have found our job to be meaningless, jus...

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