Laughing At Jesus?

You cannot be the slave of both God and money

Luke 16:13
Luke 16:1-13 or 16:10-13

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Last May, a syndicated newspaper newspaper column began with these words: Playing the lottery is bad enough, but winning’s even worse!

The columnist continued: Even though I am against the lottery, I play it twice a week. And I dream of winning and what I will buy with my winnings: an outrageous car, a tour of Europe on the Orient Express, an apartment in London, a long run of happiness. But now I am told that money doesn’t buy happiness.1

He was referring to an article published in the New York Times Magazine which was based on interviews with lottery winners. Money not only “doesn’t buy happiness,” the article concluded, it doesn’t even necessarily “buy a good time.”…

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