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Things You Just Can't Borrow--like Faith And Preparedness

A good environment is not the same as a godly character.

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that a good environment is not the same as a godly character.

Suppose we rewrote part of the parable of the wise and foolish maidens. Let's keep the first 9 verses the way they are and begin our rewrite with verse 10:

The Commandment Against Coveting Isn't Unique To The Bible

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that Christianity is not different from other philosophies in recognizing the danger of covetousness, but it does differ from other religions in the cure for that sickness.

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

The Solution To Covetousness: Your Attitude Toward Treasure

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that Christianity is not different from other philosophies in recognizing the danger of covetousness, but it does differ from other religions in the cure for that sickness.

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

What Jesus Said About Serving God And Money

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that Christianity is not different from other philosophies in recognizing the danger of covetousness, but it does differ from other religions in the cure for that sickness.

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

Coveting Or Seeking God's Kingdom?

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that Christianity is not different from other philosophies in recognizing the danger of covetousness, but it does differ from other religions in the cure for that sickness.

It’s important to recognize that Christianity doesn’t necessarily differ from other religions in pointing out spiritual sickness. It differs in the cure for that sickness.

Coveting And An Awareness Of God's Grace

Consider what the Apostle Paul said about coveting, and the tenth commandment “You shall not covet."

Be Known For Your Generosity

Have you ever lived for an extended period of time in another country as a citizen of the United States? What difference does that make in the way you think and the way you act?

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize that the solution for covetousness rests in the presence and promise of God.

Have you ever lived for an extended period of time in another country as a citizen of the United States? What difference does that make in the way you think and the way you act?

Your Perspective On Money Affects Your Perspective On Eternity

Have you ever lived for an extended period of time in another country as a citizen of the United States? What difference does that make in the way you think and the way you act?

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize that the solution for covetousness rests in the presence and promise of God.

Have you ever lived for an extended period of time in another country as a citizen of the United States? What difference does that make in the way you think and the way you act?

How Important Are The Ten Commandments?

What is the bare minimum that you have to do in order to become a Christian?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize what the Law contributes to our lives.

What is the bare minimum that you have to do in order to become a Christian?

The Goodness Of God's Law

When people think about the Law of God, what kind of feelings do they have?

Good or bad?

Positive or negative?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate the positive nature of the Law.

When people think about the Law of God, what kind of feelings do they have?

An Honest Look At Family Life Part 16

The people of faith are not without flaws. To help listeners understand that those whom God works with are at best very imperfect people.

Uncovering The True God Of Grace Part 17

Grace is unmerited favor, undeserved kindness. In spite of all our failings, God still pours out His love on us. Grace is what makes God, a God of second chances.

Guidance From The Bible For The Road Ahead Part 19

Can you sense in your own walk with God the forces of insecurity and security playing up against each other?

Decisions Require Faith (part 3) Part 20

The entire story of Abraham featured in Hebrews 11 and developed in Genesis is framed by security and insecurity. Can you sense in your own walk with God the forces of insecurity and security playing up against each other?

A Whole New Meaning To Having A Radical Faith (part 1) Part 22

When you think of someone as a radical, what do you mean? The dictionary defines radical as something basic or fundamental. It comes from the Latin word meaning "root." Would it be an overstatement to say that someone with a genuine faith in Jesus Christ must be a radical?