Do Not Covet or Be Greedy
Then he said to them, â€œWatch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.â€ (â€Lukeâ€¬ â€12â€¬:â€15â€¬ NIV)
“Contentment means seeking to live simply so we can use our extra resources for the sake of God’s kingdom.”
"Contentment means seeking to live simply so we can use our extra resources for the sake of God's kingdom." by Mateen Elass
— Pocket Share Jesus (@PocketShare) January 25, 2015
Book recommendation: Culture Shift: The Battle for the Moral Heart of America by Dr. R. Albert Mohler
We are stewards of our possessions not owners, everything comes from God and we are called to use our gifts and “things” to further God’s kingdom.
Money can easily become our idol.
The goal of a disciple of Jesus is to have nothing in our daily lives which supplants our love of Jesus Christ.
Jim Elliott: “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”
by Wesley Fryer