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In this parable, the rich man died before he could use all that he had stored in his barns. He mistakenly believed that the wealth he had amassed was his alone. Jesus viewed his attitude as a form of greed. When you concentrate your efforts on amassing wealth and material things and ignore God’s plan…
Jeremy Robinson • Sermon • • 4 views
Andrew Carnegie Wealthy steel mogul who amasses a fortune of over $300 billion in modern day dollars. He wrote: “Man must have and idol—the amassing of wealth is one of the worst species of idolatry. No idol more debasing than the worship of money.” He was convicted that he must fight against the evils…
The Rev. Canon Philip R. Taylor • Sermon • • 4 views
St. Timothy’s Children’s Chapel May 22, 2007 Luke 12:13-21 13A man in the crowd said to him, ‘Master, tell my brother to give me a share of our inheritance.’14He said to him, ‘My friend, who appointed me your judge, or the arbitrator of your claims?’15Then he said to them, ‘Watch, and be on your…
Hans Rasmussen • Sermon • • 0 views
One of the main reasons many people decide to approach God is out of need or desire. They see few other ways to get what they want, and God can become the last resort. There is nothing wrong with going to God in our need, yet Jesus shows that God will ask us, in turn, to look deeper into what we desire and why we want it. Our own requests and prayers to God should help us achieve a more eternal point of view.