Monthly Archives: October 2012

Once again, riches in full flight

How many times in these blogs have we dealt with the financial scam known as riches? Any investment that does not involve soil (God’s labour) and toil (man’s labour) qualifies as riches – just pieces of paper with some numbers … Continue reading

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A short view about Debt

 Exodus 22:24 If you lend money to any of My people who are poor, you shall neither act like a harsh creditor toward them nor shall you collect interest.  Much has been written, positive and negative, about the approach to lending and … Continue reading

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To whom much is given, much is required

Jesus declared, “…For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required…” (Luke 12:48). While He was referring to His kingdom, it is nonetheless a principle of life that we must live by. At all levels of society, … Continue reading

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Self-Worth and How We Look at Money

HOW you feel about money, can have a major impact on how you save, spend and plan for your financial future — not to mention on your overall mental and emotional well- being,  Proverbs 23:7 “As he thinketh in his … Continue reading

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The politics of covetousness and idolatry

Paul counsels the church at Colosse (Colossians 1:2) that Christ must be pre-eminent in their (our) lives…to, “set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth” (3:2);he told them to subdue the sins of their members including, … Continue reading

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Are you UP for some “New Growth” in your life? – Look no further!

The following are a few different translations of John chapter 15, verse 1. John 15:1 – I am the true vine and my Father is the husbandman (KJV) John 15:1 – I am the true vine and my Father is the gardener … Continue reading

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Don’t covet anything that is thy neighbour’s

This is a summary of the 10th Commandment (Exodus 20:17, Deut. 5:21) where ‘covet’ means to crave, yearn for, a strong desire, or to lust after another’s possessions. Coveting itself is neither good nor bad; Paul exhorts us to “…covet … Continue reading

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