DAY 72 - To Everyone Who Has More Will Be Given

Not everyone is called into full-time vocational ministry or mission work, but as we can see, Jesus requires that all of us use the gifts/resources that we’ve been given by Him, to earn a return on His spiritual investment in us.  What we do...

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DAY 71 - Whoever Can Be Trusted with Little

We have a tendency to relate Jesus’ teachings to everything in the temporal (our life on earth) and forget about the eternal implications.  I used to read this passage and say, “Ahhh, if I’m wise with my finances in small matters, God will give me more.”  My mind...

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DAY 68 - It is Hard for a Rich Man to Enter Heaven

It seems to me that this young man fell victim to self-righteousness and the love of money.  He feels self-righteous because he has kept the whole law and seems to think he has now earned eternal life, apart from Christ and apart from having a new nature...

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DAY 67 - You Cannot Serve Both God and Money

This teaching is the central theme of my personal story.  I chased the “good life” and got it, but felt completely torn between my love for God and success.  I suffered major internal tension and a lack of peace for 18 months. I was experiencing...

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DAY 66 - Do Not Store up Treasures on Earth

Before becoming a full time missionary, Jim Elliot met a friend named Ed McCully at Wheaton College. Ed was brilliant and gifted as an orator and had plans on being a lawyer.  Jim felt led to challenge him to see that his talents and gifts came from God and to consider..

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