Where Is Your Treasure?

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Many young people are building their lives on the rock of materialism. I find across the country a deep economic discontent among people in every walk of life. People want more and more things. They forget that we are enjoying the highest standard of living the world has ever known. We still have poverty, and hundreds of agencies are trying to do something about it; but we are dissatisfied. We want more, more, more. But Jesus said, “You cannot serve God and money.” He said that a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things that he possesses. Adolf Berle, in his study of power, points out that riches often make people solitary and lonely and, of course, afraid. Many times a rich man knows loneliness and fear, because when he makes wealth his god, it leaves him empty. You see, without God life loses its zest and purpose and meaning.

Ever prayed and wondered why God won’t let you win the lottery? Read Billy Graham’s answer.

Prayer for the day

Knowing You, my heavenly Father, brings richness to my life and soul.

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34 Comments

  1. Charles Philipson Yeleti says:

    May the Lord Jesus guide us to lay up treasure in heaven. Our priority must be save our deeds and money in the hands of our Father in heaven only.

  2. Salil Lawrence says:

    I was inspired by a sermon given by Billy Graham on TV and decided to repent of my sin and be born again in Christ. Thanks a million for broadcasting.

  3. Mirlong Terang says:

    Nothing is more precious than the blood of Jesus, which was shed for us so that we can live through him eternally. Thank you, Lord, for the grace.

  4. Betty Lafko says:

    Thank you for your daily inspiration.

  5. Adepeju Robert James says:

    Lord Jesus Christ, we believe that knowing you gives us joy, peace and comfort in life. Give us blessing that will last till eternity.

  6. Kiran says:

    Praise the Lord!

  7. Gerry says:

    Material blessings can bring a measure of comfort for sure. However, true and lasting inner peace and joy are only found in a personal walk with Jesus Christ.

  8. Joyce Paul says:

    Dear Lord, our desire is to spend time in Your Word. We know that meditating on Your Word fills our mind with thought of You n help to keep our thinging from wandering to evil. Help us to do so. Glory to His Name!

    1. Ismael says:

      Amém, Boa palavra.

  9. Marvel G. Masmila says:

    Have a blessed noon for the preacher and the writer of this message. It is wonderful to share the word of God on your website, especially on Facebook. It is a very big help for me as one who teaches and preaches the Word of God. It is true that all men in this world are after the riches of materialism, not of the riches of the Father in heaven. Please continue to spread the will of the Father and the second coming of the only begotten Son, Jesus Christ.