Because of risks, contentment advised

“People who want to get rich fall into temptation,” I Timothy 6:9. … It is not wrong to be wealthy. The apostle merely insisted that wealth was unnecessary for living a godly life, I Timothy 6:6-8. Because of the risks involved in possessing great treasures, contentment was advised, Proverbs 13:7; Ecclesiastes 5:19; Philippians 4:11; Hebrews […]

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“Materialism is defined as ‘tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values’ (New Oxford American Dictionary). It is being

“Materialism is defined as 'tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values' (New Oxford American Dictionary). It is being pre-occupied with the material rather than the spiritual. It is what Paul had in mind when he spoke of walking by sight (II Cor. 5:7). Walking by sight is to […]

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