July the Eighteenth the Mesmerism of the World
... Material possessions multiply our spiritual difficulties. It is hard for a rich
man "to enter into the kingdom of heaven." For what is the kingdom? ...
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On the Collections, V.
... For not only are spiritual riches and heavenly gifts received from God, but earthly
and material possessions also proceed from His bounty, that He may be ...
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Letter viii. Who are the Cultivated?
... barren of external beauty our surroundings. Culture depends not on material
possessions. In fact, the very abundance of conveniences ...
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Two Kinds of Riches
... It covers the whole ground of all possible external and material possessions,
whatsoever things a man can only have in outward seeming, whatsoever things ...
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'To Him that Hath Shall be Given'
... I. Take the application of this principle to common life. The lowest instance
is in regard to material possessions. It is a complaint ...
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Its Results Dependent Upon the Spirit of the Hearers.
... treasures. The saying is fully true only in an ethical sense; it speaks
of moral, and not material possessions. Applied, however ...
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... God bestows upon him. In this case this principle holds good even in regard
to material possessions. True, Abram becomes possessor ...
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On the Fast of the Tenth Month.
... For that part of his material possessions with which he ministers to the needy,
is transformed into eternal riches, and such wealth is begotten of this ...
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... we find 'treasures,' it seems more likely that in the text, it is to be taken in
its secondary, and much debased meaning of wealth, material possessions. ...
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The Prudent Steward.
... property in his power as to secure for himself a home when he should be removed
from his place: in like manner let men so use material possessions while they ...
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Topical Bible VersesLuke 12:15
And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.Topicalbible.org
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
1 John 3:17
But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?
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