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April 14 – Searching For Real Treasure

1 Samuel 25-26 Luke 12:32-59 “Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Get for yourselves purses that will not wear out, the treasure in heaven that never runs out, where thieves can’t steal and moths can’t destroy. Your heart … Continue reading

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July 20 – Focus

1 Corinthians 7:25-40; 1 Kings 21; Amos 5 We love distractions. Sometimes they help get our minds off of our problems. Executives measure their value to a company by the size and location of their offices – the bigger the … Continue reading

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March 23 – Sorry, No Cookies

Matthew 20:17-34; Numbers 15-16; Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20 You’ve probably seen this as a meme, or perhaps on a T-shirt: “Come to the Dark Side – We have cookies.” It’s hard to imagine Darth Vadar doing promotions to recruit new members, but, … Continue reading

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January 14 – Stuff is Not Good Enough

Luke 12:1-31; Genesis 21; Psalm 14 You’ve probably heard about stories of rich millionaires, even billionaires, who take a “bombshell” wife that’s fifty or sixty years younger. It isn’t long before he dies and his new will leaves everything to … Continue reading

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March 21 – Using Wealth

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 What do I have? I mean, what do I have that’s really important? My house? My wealth? (Ok, in America I wouldn’t consider myself wealthy, but compared to the rest of the world, I’m … Continue reading

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Action Step – 2013 #6 – Money!

“He who dies with the most toys, wins.” You’ve probably heard people say that. It’s a philosophy that permeates our society and so we work on accumulating all the “toys” that we can. The corollary to the earlier saying is … Continue reading

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