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“Where’s Your Glory?” (Jeremiah 9:23-24 sermon)

Sunday morning came to our church in Southwest Louisiana, and the crowd was exuberant. Purple and gold clothing was everywhere. People were cheerful and talking in the hallways. A festive air just covered the whole place. LSU had won their … Continue reading

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A Fellowship of Riches

“And all things that are Mine are Yours, and Yours are Mine; and I have been glorified in them.” (John 17:10) Jesus could say to His Heavenly Father that everything He had was the Father’s, and likewise, everything that was … Continue reading

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He Was Talking to YOU!

“And Jesus said to His disciples, ‘Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.’” (Matthew 19:23) One of the best methods that the enemy of our souls has of stealing … Continue reading

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The Deceitfulness of Wealth

“And the one on whom seed was sown on the good soil, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.” (Matthew 13:22) … Continue reading

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The “Cloud” of Prosperity

One of Job’s complaints, found in 30:15, was that “My prosperity has passed away like a cloud.” There are a number of great word pictures in the book of Job, and this is one of them. He says that prosperity … Continue reading

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He’s All I need

Colossians 2:10 says: “And in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority.” This verse follows the main theme of the Book of Colossians, and reminds us of the sufficiency of Christ. … Continue reading

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He Who Loves Pleasure

Proverbs 21:17 says: “He who loves pleasure will become a poor man, and he who loves oil and wine will not become rich.” There is an obvious meaning in this proverb: that the person who spends a lot on luxuries … Continue reading

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Better Riches

In I Timothy 6, Paul commands Timothy in :17 to “instruct the rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches.” He then goes on to exhort them “to be … Continue reading

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“Comforting the Afflicted & Afflicting the Comfortable” James 1:9-11

In the early 1900’s, humorist Finley Peter Dunne said that “The newspaper does everything for us. It runs the police force and the banks, commands the militia, controls the legislature, baptizes the young, marries the foolish, comforts the afflicted and … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Security

Proverbs 18:11 says: “A rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his own imagination.” This verse is instructive to us in that it proclaims that the rich man’s wealth is like a wall “in … Continue reading

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