Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 20, 2002
I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker. The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds. Money only appeals to selfishness and irresistibly invites abuse.
Contributed by Don Hawks on Apr 13, 2002
Many of you remember the moving final scene of the Steven Spielberg’s movie Schindler’s List where Oscar Schindler, the Polish businessman, used a portion of his fortune to put the names of Jews on a work list that would keep them from going to concentration camps. Faces, - those who escaped
Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 23, 2004
A young man had an accident while driving his car that was quite spectacular. When the policeman arrived he found the young man standing near his car mumbling. As the officer approached he overheard the young man saying, ’Oh, my BMW, oh my BMW, oh my BMW’.
Looking at the young man the policeman
Contributed by Asiri Perera on Sep 6, 2006
A tax officer asked an old man to declare his wealth.
The Old man declared his riches like this:
o A mansion in heaven
o Everlasting life
o Peace that passes all understanding
o Joy unspeakable
o Devine love that never fails
o A crown of life
o A faithful wife
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Aug 31, 2005
Life In a Box! (09.02.05--The Temporal Things!--Matthew 6:21)
Did you ever stop to think, about the legacy that you will leave once this life is over? Will you be remembered for the things you did or the things that you owned?
I was asked that question the other day and the asker simply
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 5, 2010
How To Become Better Off Financially
An anonymous wise man once said, “If you want to get better off financially, Quit buying things.” And Henry David Thoreau said “Just about everyone knows how to make money, but very few
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 9, 2011
J. OSWALD SANDERS ON LONELINESS
J. Oswald Sanders once pointed out: "The round of pleasure or the amassing of wealth are [often] but vain attempts to escape from the persistent ache. The millionaire is usually a lonely man and the comedian is often more unhappy than his audience."
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
The Top 10 Most Powerful Brands are: 1 Google, 2 GE, 3 Microsoft, 4 Coca-Cola, 5 China Mobile, 6 IBM, 7 Apple, 8 McDonald’s, 9 Nokia, and 10 Marlboro.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2009
AGING ARE LEAVING NO INHERITANCE
An AARP analysis of the Federal Reserve Board’s 2004 Survey of Consumer Finances finds 21% of people born after 1964 thought they would inherit money someday. But with each passing year, the pressures on the nest-eggs of older people will only grow. A lot of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 13, 2009
TREASURE IN CHRIST, BUT "OUT OF GAS"
Several years ago, on New Year’s Day, a beautiful float in the Tournament of Roses parade suddenly sputtered and quit. It was out of gas. The whole parade was held up until someone could get a can of gas. The amusing thing was this float represented the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 24, 2009
"Mr. and Mrs. Thing"
John MacArthur, in his book titled Overcoming Materialism, offers this analysis:
Mr. and Mrs. Thing are a very pleasant and successful couple. At least, that’s the verdict of most people, who tend to measure success with a “thingometer.” And when the “thingometer” is put to
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 24, 2009
Rare Italian Automobile Good Only for Show
I heard this week about a very, very special automobile. It was built in the 1920’s by the Italian manufacturer Bugatti, and it was designed to be sold to the outrageously wealthy. This car was equipped with 450 horses under the hood; it was some 22 feet
Contributed by David Ward on Feb 25, 2016
"Rain Man" was the top moneymaking film of 1988, and also won the Oscar for Best Picture. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish wheeler-dealer named Charlie (Tom Cruise), who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar estate to his other son,
Moving from one place to another is always a challenge, no matter how many times you’ve gone through this “process”! My wife and I recently made a move and learned a strange, but interesting lesson—one that was valuable for us, too.
As sometimes happens, there is too much stuff and not enough
Hard to believe, but I may have a collector’s item! In my own house!
Now, before you start sending me “Can I see it?” types of emails, maybe I should explain just what this “collector’s item” really is. Really, it wasn’t that much of a collectible, even from a couple of years ago. It’s only