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Discover How Covetousness Is At The Heart Of Materialism Part 4

Each of us has an innate desire to acquire more and more stuff, to satisfy a longing in our hearts. And if we’re not careful, we can take those desires too far.

Taming The Green-eyed Monster That Lurks In Each Of Our Hearts Part 7

When envy strikes, it lays hold of our contentment and brings us no peace. Perhaps someone else received the promotion you wanted. Or a friend is successfully using her talents while you’re struggling to figure out if you have any talents at all.

What Followers Of God Can Do To Keep Their “wants” From Becoming Obsessions Part 10

In a materialistic culture that calls for “bigger and better,” it’s difficult finding contentment with the deluge of options we’re presented.

Looking At The Dissatisfaction That Comes From Coveting Part 11

The accumulation of possessions and wealth rarely leaves a person satisfied. Often they continue wanting just a little bit more. Perhaps you find yourself unhappy with what you have right now.

Uncover The Symptoms Of Coveting That Reveal Its Toxic Presence In Our Lives Part 12

We don’t often think of sin as we would a disease ravaging our body, and yet, sin is toxic to our lives and ultimately to our souls. Look at the tenth commandment, “You shall not covet.”

Discover How To Keep From Letting Our “wants” Get In The Way Of Our Service To God And Others Part 13

Do you ever find that the more you get, the more you want? Whether it’s the amount in your bank account, or in your garage, it’s not easy to be content with what we have!

Discover What It Means To Be Content With What We Have Part 14

Contentment is often an elusive quality. Here one minute and gone the next. What does it mean to be content with what we have, in a world offering more of what we don’t need?

Do You Have An Attitude Towards Finances That Honors God? Part 15

No matter the size of our bank account, we’re called to have an attitude towards finances that honors God. Let's discuss the difficulties surrounding money, when you have too much of it, and when you have just enough to get by.

Need A New Perspective On Possessions? Part 16

What are you living for? The next paycheck? A bigger house or nicer car? A reminder that the material “stuff” we strive for in this life won’t follow us beyond death.

Discover God’s Will For Your Bank Account Part 17

The Bible has a lot to say about wealth and possessions. What’s important isn’t just how we use the money we have, it’s our attitude about accumulating riches.

A Candid Conversation About Money And Its Effects On Our Lives Part 18

The Bible claims that the love of money is the root of all evil. So if we’re obsessed with the accumulation of wealth, what kind of life will we have?

Realizing That Only An Authentic Reliance Upon God Truly Satisfies Part 19

Our culture worships the role of money in our lives, to the point where it becomes the highest priority to have more, more, and more. Encouragement for us to re-examine our priorities.

Outward Signs That Reveal Envy In Our Hearts And Challenge Us To Examine Our Attitudes Part 20

Covetousness is a sin we often don’t see. Jealousy is an attitude of our hearts. and challenge us to examine our attitudes.

What Happens When We Focus On Things We Don’t Have, And Don’t Need? Part 21

There’s something in our human nature that says if my neighbor has it, I want it! Why does the grass always appear greener in someone else’s yard? Do you find that you're deeply dissatisfied?

Bringing The Tenth Commandment, “you Shall Not Covet,” Right Into Our Homes Part 22

Take a look in your garage, wade through the stuff in your closets, what are you holding on to that could serve its purpose elsewhere? Perhaps it’s time for a little spring cleaning at your house!