Jesus said, Blessed are the poor because theirs is the kingdom of heaven. But what does that mean to our generation? How can we reconcile Jesus’ words with our money-hungry culture?
Our culture praises those who have accumulated wealth and prestige, but in God’s economy, money is looked on very differently.
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.
Part of our mandate as followers of God is to love the unlovely. A discussion on this important and sensitive topic.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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?