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Love, The Greatest Gift

“But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?” (I John 3:17 KJV)
A 19th-century folktale is set in a small shtetl in Russia, where a terrible cold front was causing extreme suffering to the poor. […]

Working Diligently

“Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, […]

Laying Up Treasures

“In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.”
I Timothy 6:19 NIV
There is an ancient legend about a monk who found a precious stone, a precious jewel. A short time later, the […]

The Principle Of Never Withholding

“One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.”
Proverbs 11:24 NIV
We gain by giving. We lose by withholding!
You may recall the story about the widow and her son who were about to eat their last meal, as noted in I Kings 17. After that, they assumed they would […]

Praying For Your Finances

Do you make time to pray the truths of God’s Word over your finances?
Nehemiah was a man who understood the power of combining specific prayer with the practical details of his life. When he first received the report that the walls of Jerusalem had been torn down and destroyed by fire, his first reaction […]