ROK-04e Short Clip Peter’s Lessons on the End of the World, Materialism, Contentment & the Un-Cluttered Life. So Peter lays it out for those saints in Century 1, and for all of us since. Inspired by God who jealously wants all of our attention, all of our affections and cravings, Peter passionately pens his final […]
ROK-06 Short Clip Here are the ten life-altering truths that we have meditated on for 30+ years as Bonnie & I regularly look at how materialism may be creeping into our lives. These ten statements are very useful for self-examination: Ten Life-Altering Truths to Fight Materialism 1. You can’t take it with you – […]
2020Rev-08a – Avoiding End Of Days Spiritual Blindness 200414AM Short Clips When Jesus visited the seventh church, Laodicea, He found an equally dangerous condition. The Laodiceans weren’t just going into the radiation zone once a week. They were living there. They were so consumed with the acquisition of stuff, with the piling up of riches, […]
Personal Consecration From WFF-03 & DWM-02b – Men – How To Nurture Your Wife Spiritually 991013WE Short Clip Are we guarding the minds of our families as much as we protect our lawns from weeds? Do you emphasize hand washing more than soul consecration? What steps are we taking to ensure our homes are havens […]
ROK-05 130224AM Peter most clearly explains the Day, of the Lord’s Second Coming as King, and we need to frame our understanding of Rev. 6-19 through the other Scriptures God has already given to us. Avoiding the Pitfalls Peter who is writing at the end of his life, lays out for the early […]
2020REV-18c When The World Passes Away 200503PM Short Clip The God of this world has two viruses he has been infecting all of humanity with since the dawn of the human race: Religion (making my own way to God) & Materialism (things are more important than God) -Religion is trying to achieve God’s favor by […]
TRUE WEALTH THAT LASTS EBP-07a Money, Possessions, & Eternity – How God Measures Our Character By Our Money Usage 201019PM Short Clip It might surprise you to know that Jesus said more about money than anybody else in the Bible, and He said more about money than any other single subject. Money is an index […]
EBP-07 201019PM It might surprise you to know that Jesus said more about money than anybody else in the Bible, and He said more about money than any other single subject. Money is an index to our character. It is a measure. It is a manifestation of the heart. We cannot fully survey everything that […]
The Richest Man Ever 19-Samuel-20 191125AM Who Was The Richest Man Ever? Our legacy is what we leave behind to those we love. What did David God’s servant leave behind? In Acts 13:22,36 we saw David’s epitaph, written by God, in nine words–David served the purpose of God in his generation. The first thing David […]
As we open to Revelation 3:17, we are opening to Jesus the Christ of Christmas, talking about something so timely to Christmas, so relevent to our choices this season, and so right where we are today that it is uncanny.
Jesus is addressing the condition that the believers at Laodicea had gotten themselves into. They were simply described by Christ as: loaded down with stuff.
They could afford all that stuff, they bought all those items with their hard-earned money. They stored their possessions carefully, and used them regularly. But, what the Laodiceans are confronted with by Christ is not that they had so much, but the danger that comes when we have too much stuff.
Rich Poor Poor Rich ACL-13 970907AM The Rich-Poor and The Poor-Rich JAMES 1:9-11 God describes four types of people living in our world: rich/poor, rich/rich, poor/rich and poor/poor. Jesus Christ was born in poverty. He was born in a lowly stable, to poor parents, overlooked by the world. Jesus was born in a borrowed manger, […]
Rich Toward God ACL-14 970914AM JAMES-10 1.9-11 “EXTRAVAGANT GIVING IS RICH TOWARD GOD ” JAMES 1:9-11 This morning we are concluding our time considering the new way the Lord measures wealth. James tells us it is not outward but inward. It is not material but spiritual. It is not having but giving. Jesus pointed this […]