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Thankful Use of Money as Covenant Youth

God is the supreme possessor of all things, for he has created all things, and indeed upholds and governs them as it were by his almighty hand. This fact alone ought to drive any man to consider his earthly possessions with deep humility, for truly the richest man then only possesses so much dust and […]

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The Wealth of Christians

The question of how much wealth a Christian may have, or how much wealth a Christian should have, has plagued the church for centuries. There are those who cite such texts as Proverbs 10:4 (he becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich) and Jesus’ parable of […]

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The Root of All Evil

Instant Cash! Instant Riches!! Buy a ticket for only a dollar…. rub the surface with a coin….match up the same symbols, numbers, or designs and you too can be on your way to becoming independently wealthy for a life time. Sounds very inviting, doesn’t it? Have you ever fantasized what you would or could do […]

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Living As Possessing Nothing

“…And they that buy as though they possessed not; and they that use this world, as not abusing it; for the fashion of this world passeth away.” I Corinthians 7:30b-31 There are two kinds of sinners in regard to this world’s goods: money and possessions. It is the miser on the one hand and it […]

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For the Love of Money

“Money isn’t everything, but it sure beats whatever comes in second place.” Light-hearted as this statement seems, it is really the feeling of most people today. Rising costs of living and the desire to “beat the Joneses” result in an increasing demand for higher-paying jobs, while positions such as teaching and nursing are passed by. […]

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Our Children and the “Money Problem”

We commonly speak of something being a problem when we are faced with, or are in a situation which is difficult to clear up, or for which it is difficult to find a proper solution. In the case before us it is the “money problem.” Now money is in that class which we call “things” […]

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$275,000,000,000!

“Money”, including various types and their equivalent, was the topic of an article featured in the previous issue of Beacon Lights. We thought we would follow through this time and look at Uncle Sam and “Big Money” It does not seem to alarm people nowadays when they are informed that the National Debt of the […]

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Money

Magic word! Word of power! A word bringing both joy and sorrow – hope and despair – comport and distress. Attributes by the score are ascribed to it, “Money talks”, “Money rules”, “Money burns a hole in your pocket”. “Money is his god”. Interesting facts may be unearthed concerning money. Many references to it may […]

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