Posts Tagged ‘greed’

April 1st, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 11 (NLT) 11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears;       wealth from hard work grows over time.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I can’t check my email without receiving hundreds . . . that’s right . . . hundreds of bogus spam messages every week promising that [...]

March 24th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 13: 7  (NLT)  7 Some who are poor pretend to be rich;       others who are rich pretend to be poor.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Passages like these seem to be the inspiration behind a plethora of popular movies in the modern era.  The concept that someone [...]

February 17th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 12:9 (NLT) 9 Better to be an ordinary person with a servant       than to be self-important but have no food.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Currently, the media is inundated with one key concept: the economy.  Crisis and fear have eclipsed the other issues of our world [...]

January 28th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 11: 24-26 (NLT) 24 Give freely and become more wealthy;       be stingy and lose everything.  25 The generous will prosper;       those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.  26 People curse those who hoard their grain,       but they bless the one who sells in time of need.   Stop Here and Reflect [...]

January 8th, 2009 Focus Text: Proverbs 11: 4 (NLT) 4 Riches won’t help on the day of judgment,       but right living can save you from death. Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead This verse remind me of another story in the Bible about a guy who trusted in riches more than anything.  “Then He told [...]

December 10th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 15-16 (NLT)  15 The wealth of the rich is their fortress;       the poverty of the poor is their destruction.  16 The earnings of the godly enhance their lives,       but evil people squander their money on sin.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead Wealth.  What a word.  The goal [...]