Worldliness

Apostasy | Compromise | Desire | Evangelism | Power | Statistics | Vision | Warning | Worldliness

FROM THE FOLKS WHO BRING YOU TV Some months back, the research team of Lichter and Rothman made the most in-depth study ever conducted of those who are responsible for our entertainment programs. Those researched represented the ‘cream of television’s creative community.’ Of the people who control television, who tell us what we can watch …

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Commitment | Consecration | Money | Obedience | Stewardship | Wisdom | Worldliness

MAKING VAST SUMS OF MONEY Jenny Lind, the great Swedish soprano, disappointed many of her friends because she turned down so many big contracts that would have made her world famous. One day a friend surprised her sitting on a sunny seashore reading the New Testament. The friend, in conversation, rebuked the singer for not …

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Short Shorts | Technology | Worldliness

ELECTRONIC PROGRESS A computer expert reveals that it would take a hundred clerks working for a hundred years to make a mistake as monumental as a single computer can make in 1/1000 of a second.

Commitment | Consecration | Money | Stewardship | Wisdom | Worldliness

THE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF MONEY John Wesley, 18th century evangelist and father of Methodism, had some very astute, insightful comments on the nature of riches: “I fear, wherever riches have increased (exceeding few are the exceptions), the essence of religion, the mind that was in Christ has decreased in the same proportion. Therefore …

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Authority | Christ | Christmas | Incarnation | Politics | Poverty | Power | Strength | Worldliness

A SIGN OF STRENGTH AND MAJESTY The religious and political leaders who were in power at the time misread the events of Jesus’ birth. When people are to have a baby, they go to the best hospital they can afford. They get the best delivery room they can find with the best doctors and highly …

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Church | Commitment | Consecration | Encouragement | Evangelism | Fellowship | Love | Peace | Position | Salvation | Worldliness

EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY I recently started reading Psychiatrist Scott Peck’s newest book, The Different Drum, a powerful book on community. One of the most vital things that can happen to you and to me as Christians is to develop authentic community. Community is a close group of people who know you, who surround you, who …

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