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Will You Follow God, Or Turn Your Back On Him?

Each of us has a choice to make, and the result of this decision will affect us in this life and the next! Discover all you need to make this all-important decision.

Rediscover The Powerful Truths Presented In Scripture

For those of us who’ve grown up in the church, it can be easy to think we’ve learned all we can from the Bible.

What It Takes And Doesn’t Take To Get Into Heaven

Some people seem to have it all together, but what about one minute after they die?

What Do You Do When You See Someone The World Considers An Outcast?

Part of our mandate as followers of God is to love the unlovely. A discussion on this important and sensitive topic.

Are You Putting Too Much Stock In What Others Think Of You?

The Bible says that people look at outward appearance, but God looks at the heart. Let's take part in a dramatic rendering of one of Jesus’ parables.

Grappling With The Truth That You Can’t Serve Two Masters

It’s not easy to keep our focus on God in a materialistic world screaming for our attention and devotion. Perhaps you’ve lost focus on God’s plan in the daily-ness of life.

Find Out How The Scriptures Should Impact Our Lives Each Day

This world values wealth and affluence, but God’s Word teaches a counter-cultural principle. Our earthly possessions have nothing to do with our standing before God!

A Thought-provoking Presentation On A Familiar Parable Of Jesus

In today’s culture, the successful and wealthy are held in highest esteem. And, in contrast, those with very little, who have no acclaim, are often overlooked.

A Look At Taxes And Tax Collectors From Jesus’ Perspective

Taxes remain a big issue in the political world today and things were no different in Jesus’ time. An honest look at tax collectors and the graceful way Jesus welcomed them into the family of believers. Are you having a hard time forgiving someone who’s wronged you?

Getting Wrapped Up In The Material Part Of Life?

We enjoy incredible prosperity in this country. And so often our “stuff” distracts us from the promises of God. Let's reflect on the biblical account of Joseph, a man who trusted God’s promises instead of his own wealth.

What Does It Mean To Be Citizens Of Heaven While Still Here On Earth?

Matthew 6:19 and 20 states: “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth . . . but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven.” We’re called to be set apart from the world . . . but what does that really mean?

 

 

The Cost Of Loving Money

When you were growing up, did you feel that your parents ever overstated bad consequences for whatever you were doing?

PURPOSE: To help listeners take seriously the danger of loving money.

When you were growing up, did you feel that your parents ever overstated bad consequences for whatever you were doing?

Does The Bible Exaggerate The Danger Of Loving Money?

When you were growing up, did you feel that your parents ever overstated bad consequences for whatever you were doing?

Have you ever felt that the Bible does what parents sometimes do in exaggerating consequences to get you to behave?

PURPOSE: To help listeners take seriously the danger of loving money.

When you were growing up, did you feel that your parents ever overstated bad consequences for whatever you were doing?

The Love Of Money Is A Root Of All Evil

Imagine that you're a fly and you landed on some flypaper. When the fly lands on the flypaper, what do you think is going through its head? Can you imagine the fly saying, "My flypaper!" Does it make much difference if the flypaper says, "My fly"?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that a desire for riches can make them spiritually poor.

Imagine that you're a fly and you landed on some flypaper. When the fly lands on the flypaper, what do you think is going through its head? Can you imagine the fly saying, "My flypaper!" Does it make much difference if the flypaper says, "My fly"?

The Tempter Behind The Temptation

Imagine that you're a fly and you landed on some flypaper. When the fly lands on the flypaper, what do you think is going through its head? Can you imagine the fly saying, "My flypaper!" Does it make much difference if the flypaper says, "My fly"?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that a desire for riches can make them spiritually poor.

Imagine that you're a fly and you landed on some flypaper. When the fly lands on the flypaper, what do you think is going through its head? Can you imagine the fly saying, "My flypaper!" Does it make much difference if the flypaper says, "My fly"?