Tag Archives: Money

Serve one master

Luke 16:1-13 Our society encourages people to continually look for ways to get ahead. Beating the system means living an easier way of life. Of course, this means the Master’s wealth is often misused. Satan often tempts us to put … Continue reading

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Cleansed

Mark 11:12-19 Yesterday we waved palms, shouted “Hosanna!” and greeted our King with exuberance. So, what of today? The procession has ended; the excitement died down, and life has returned to normal. Well, that may also be what the citizens … Continue reading

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Called to be generous

Mark 12:35-44 I’ve often written about meeting Jesus every day. You don’t have to look hard to see Jesus; he turns up just about everywhere. I once encountered Jesus at a Chinese take-out. He emptied his pockets of the little … Continue reading

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Render to God

Mark 12:13-17 The Pharisees and Herodians were out to set a snare for Jesus; they wanted a way to charge and arrest him. In previous attempts, their plots could not stand in the light of God’s truth. With this latest … Continue reading

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Be content

1 Timothy 6:1-10 Songwriter Harry Chapin spun a tale of a man named Mr. Tanner, a dry cleaner who was very good at his work. He was content with his chosen profession and loved his customers. Tanner was also a … Continue reading

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