The Deceit of Affluence-Jesus said it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God, right?

Godliness for gain; from such withdraw yourself

(Look how God has blessed us and how much we are doing for God–GODLINESS FOR GAIN.  Paul said to Timothy do not say this because you came into this world with nothing and you will leave with nothing; and you should be glad that you have enough to eat.)  Richard Duke

After Constantine the church became the chaplain of empire; but Jesus said My Kingdom is not of this world

https://www.crossway.org/articles/the-deceit-of-affluence/

SEE:

Materialism defined:
  1. a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values.
  2. PHILOSOPHY
    the doctrine that nothing exists except matter and its movements and modifications.

An Introduction to Materialism

 

“Woe to the Rich” – A Teaching by Jerry Robinson (Video)

 

Affluence is the Major Issue for the Church Today

 

The Deceit of Affluence-Jesus said it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God, right?

 

When The Church Becomes Good For Nothing–Pastor Chuck Baldwin

 

Culture: achievement, affluence and appearance; Christianity: none of that

 

The Deceit of Affluence-Jesus said it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God, right?

 

Modern Misunderstanding: Preaching, the Pulpit, and Pastors–Not Teaching the Kingdom of God

 

“Christianity is not a smiling face, church-going, love society as most Americans understand it.”

 

Making the lowest of the people priests and preachers of high places

 

The Christian in today’s world

 

C. S. Lewis–A Man Who Cannot Be Cured of Churchgoing…

 

What Is Really Going On in the Church?

 

The Lord Has a Controversy with the Church

 

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “The Church is Dead”–name of his sermon

 

Bonhoeffer belonged to a faction…he no longer shared and a church whose preaching he found stultifying and dull–and a pervasive loneliness overtook him

 

THE CORRECT MEANING OF “CHURCH” AND “ECCLESIA”

 

 

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