Contributed by Bill Butsko on Aug 9, 2007
Bill Graham said:
“We are rich in the things that perish, but poor in the things of the spirit. We are rich in gadgets, but poor in faith. We are rich in goods, but poor in grace. We are rich in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 1, 2008
Billy Graham said:
“We are rich in the things that perish, but poor in the things of the spirit. We are rich in gadgets, but poor in faith. We are rich in goods, but poor in grace. We are rich in know-how, but poor in character. We are rich in words, but poor in deeds.”
Jesus said that our
THE RICH FOOL
Ortberg writes (and I have abridged it and translated it into proper English)
Once upon a time in the Silicon Valley, there lived a very important man.He routinely logged in 12-14 hours a day work and sometimes at weekends. He went to the Harvard School of Management, where he
RICH OR POOR?
"There are people so poor that the only thing they have is money."
"He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 8, 2013
RICHES ARE A MESS
John Alexander-- "Consider this paraphrase: You think it’s good to be rich? Well, you’re wrong. Riches are a mess. It’s you poor who are fortunate. You think it’s good to be well fed now? You’re wrong. You’d be better off hungry. You think you should pursue laughter?
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 Jeff Strite on Nov 10, 2002
William Boice once wrote:
"-- Dear Lord, I have been re-reading the record of the rich young ruler and his obviously wrong choice. But it has set me thinking. No matter how much wealth he had, he could not -
ride in a car,
have any surgery,
turn on a light,
hear a pipe
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 9, 2003
RICH AS A KING
History books are filled with wealthy people who were practically destitute compared to me. I have triple-tracked storm windows; Croesus did not. Entire nations trembled before Alexander the Great, but he couldn’t buy cat food in bulk. Czar Nicholas II lacked a compound-miter
Contributed by Mark Bauer on Aug 1, 2007
Be rich toward God.
Grandparents are often accused of spoiling the grandchildren
The children see grandpa sitting on the floor
playing with his toddler grandchildren.
The son or daughter is shocked and jealous:
"Dad, I’m surprised.
You never got down on the floor and played with
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
Charles Spurgeon said:
"What riches of grace does free forgiveness exhibit! To forgive at all, to forgive fully, to forgive freely, to forgive ever! Here is a constellation of wonders, and when I think of how great my sins were, how dear were the precious drops which cleansed me from them, I am
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 11, 2009
THE RICH FAMILY IN CHURCH by Eddie Ogan
I’ll never forget Easter 1946. I was 14, my little sister Ocy was 12, and my older sister Darlene 16. We lived at home with our mother, and the four of us knew what it was to do without many things. My dad had died five years before, leaving Mom with seven
THE RICH MAN AND THE POOR CARPENTER
One day a good, rich man noticed the miserable conditions in which a certain poor carpenter lived. He decided to help the poor man and commissioned him to build a beautiful house. He told the carpenter, "I want this house to be ideal. Use only the best
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 7, 2009
THE TIN--UNTOLD RICHES
In the late nineteenth Century in South Africa, an old man was digging for gold in a river bed. He had been at it for many years. Every now and then he found a little bit of gold, not enough to make him rich – but just enough to maintain his interest.
The part of river
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2010
Kindness Trumps Riches
Like many American Christians, Keith Taylor has benefited from the generosity of other people in different times and different ways. For example, while Keith was attending graduate school in Tennessee, his car broke down, and the subsequent repair bill caused him to be
Contributed by Hugh Laing on Feb 17, 2010
When the Body of Christ is rich and prosperous...she very seldom...I want say never...but very seldom has Biblical REVIVAL...but she often does when she's poor...many times the Children of Israel found this out.
But this truth does exist beloved...PRAYER IS THE LANGUAGE OF
A popular story recounts a meeting that may have taken place at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago in 1923. There is debate whether the meeting in fact occurred, but what is not in question is the actual rise and fall of the men featured in the story, who were nine of the richest men in the world
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 10, 2010
HOW TO GET RICH
J.D. Rockerfeller’s advice on how to get rich:
(1). Go to work early.
Contributed by Ken Pell on Jul 10, 2011
GOD'S RICH GRACE
NPR Radio reported this week (July 5, 2011) that a well known Hindu temple in southern India has revealed vast treasures and hidden secrets.
The temple itself was well known and previously unguarded. It had been there for hundreds of years (since 1566) and open to the
Contributed by Michael Grant on Sep 3, 2016
What if God, wanting to show His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath prepared for destruction, and that He might make known the riches of His glory on the vessels of mercy, which He had prepared beforehand for glory, even us whom He called, not
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2004
RICHES REVEALED IN THE TRINITY
There is a cartoon showing a lawyer reading the last will and testament of his client to a room full of greedy relatives. The caption reads: “I, John Jones, being of sound mind and body, spent it all!”
When Jesus wrote his will, He gave us all He had. Not only