Tag Archives: wealth

July 30, 2015


Proverbs 11:17-18 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. The simple fact of the matter is, being nice is … Continue reading

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May 15, 2015


Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” The Beatitudes are one of the most famous of all Jesus’ teachings, precisely because they turn human logic on its head, and this very first … Continue reading

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April 16, 2015


Psalm 57:2-3 I cry out to God Most High, to God, who fulfills his purpose for me. He sends from heaven and saves me, rebuking those who hotly pursue me; God sends his love and his faithfulness. David was very … Continue reading

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January 6, 2015


Deuteronomy 8:17-18 You may say to yourself, “My power and the strength of my hands have produced this wealth for me.” But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and … Continue reading

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July 4, 2014


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. Verse 3 of this chapter (You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you.) is … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013


Luke 1:18 Zechariah asked the angel, “How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well along in years.” In many ways Zechariah is the very picture of the majority of people today. … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013


Psalm 149:4 For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation. Once again we have an interesting difference in translation. Where the NIV says “takes delight in,” the Japanese simply says “loves.” Thinking about it, … Continue reading

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