You Are Richer Today…

for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also

Luke 12:34
Luke 12:32-48 or 12:35-40

Sermon Topic


In the 1980’s, often referred as the decade of greed, a new word was coined to describe young, “upwardly mobile” people obsessed with the desire for quick financial success: “Yuppie.” One Wall Street journalist defined Yuppie as “someone with a college degree in business who is determined to let nothing in the way of his or her becoming a multi-millionaire by age thirty-five.”

Comedian Soupy Sales tells the story of a young man with “Yuppie” ambitions who married the daughter of a wealthy businessman. After the honeymoon, the new father-in-law called the new son-in-law into his office and announced that he had made him a full partner in the business. The young man was ecstatic. He had arrived! “Wow! Already I’ve got it made,” he said to himself, “and I’m not even thirty.” Then the older man said,

“As for your duties, son, I’ve decided to start you off as treasurer of the company.”

“Sorry, Dad, but I can’t do that. I…

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