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According an old fable, attributed to Aesop, a dog was carrying a bone as he crossed a bridge. He looked into the water and saw his own reflection. He...
Scripture: Luke 12:15
“Do It For Them!” Ephesians 4: 25-32 Key verse(s): 29: “Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.” ...
Scripture: Ephesians 4:25-4:32
Society is trying to sell us stuff all the time...and it's not all that difficult to do because we're so unsatisfied with what we have. Would you agre...
Scripture: Exodus 20:17
In Dante’s Inferno the residents of Hell are being punished for the deadly sins that characterized their runaway lives. The picture drawn for greed i...
GREED: THE CAT AND THE VASE A man wanders into a small antique shop in San Francisco. Mostly it's cluttered with knickknacks and junk. On the floor...
Scripture: Luke 12:15, Luke 14:7-14:14, Luke 14:1-14:6, 2 Timothy 2:8-2:15, 2 Timothy 2:8-2:15, [more]
C.S. Lewis said, “The gospel means we can stop lying to ourselves. The sweet sound of amazing grace saves us from the necessity of self-deception. It...
Contributor: Josh Reich
CAPITALISM WITHOUT CHRISTIANITY Pure Capitalism--that exists without a Christian influence--can become an empty shell. When Christianity is taken o...
Scripture: Matthew 5:13-5:16
A few years ago my mom began feeding the birds on a regular basis in our backyard. At first, some of the birds were greedy. They weren’t sure if...
Contributor: C. K. Grant
WESLEY: A HEART STRANGELY WARMED At the first half of the 18th century, England was also in a mess. Gin and gambling were destroying the lives of...
Scripture: Proverbs 14:34
DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE: OUR IRREVOCABLE ACTS Robert Louis Stevenson, in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," set forth the irrevocable nature of every act w...