Powerpoint - June 29, 2012


How to choose contentment over greed

June 29, 2012           

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.

1 Timothy 6:10

I remember one day when a friend and I were passing by a beautiful, huge office building. I asked him, “What company is that?” And he answered, “Well, there’s nobody in that building. It’s vacant… and it’s been vacant since the day it was built.”

So I asked him, “Well, why hasn’t anyone moved in? That building is immaculate!” He went on to say, “That building is a monument to greed. You see, it was built before the economy collapsed with big hopes of being filled with businesses. But they haven’t been able to lease one space out.”

Greed is everywhere. And while we like to relegate it to the “fat cats” on Wall Street, greed is just as prevalent in cities and towns across our nation as people trying to “keep up with the Joneses” and acquire more and more toys and gadgets. And Christians are most definitely not immune, many of whom can’t even give because they’re in so much debt!

Money is not the root of all evil, but the love of money is. So instead of greed, choose contentment. Don’t let money be your idol, but stay firmly committed to God, knowing that all you have belongs to Him!

DON’T LET GREED CREEP UP AND CONSUME YOU. INSTEAD, COMMIT ALL YOU HAVE TO GOD BECAUSE IT’S ALL HIS!

 



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