Lest We Forget
The book of Deuteronomy is full of spiritual truths and teachings on how to live a victorious life. Moses exhorts the Israelites to remember what the Lord did for them in the wilderness and what He required of them as they entered the Promised Land. Moses also warns them not to forget God’s Word, lest they become disobedient and take His promises for granted.
What does the Bible teach about prosperity?
The doctrine emphasizes the importance of personal empowerment, proposing that it is God’s will for his people to be blessed. Prosperity theology views the Bible as a contract between God and humans: if humans have faith in God, he will deliver security and prosperity.
What does God say about money and wealth?
u201cCast only a glance at riches, and they are gone,u201d says Proverbs 23:5, u201cfor they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle.u201d A good job or business with steady earnings can come and go. Be rich in good deeds.
What did Jesus say about wealth?
“How difficult it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God! Indeed, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God,” Jesus says in response to the young man’s despair. “Who then can be saved?” they wonder.
Where in the Bible does it say to pray for the leaders of our country?
1 Timothy 2:1-4 (NIV) gives us specific instructions on how to pray for our leaders: “Our leaders need God’s help.”
What the Bible says about rich and poor?
u201cFor you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, he became poor for your sake, so that you might become rich through his poverty.u201d 2 Corinthians 8:9 (NIV)
Who is the god of prosperity?
Plutus is a Greek god of abundance and wealth, a personification of ploutos (Greek: “riches”). According to Hesiod, Plutus was born in Crete, the son of Demeter, the goddess of fruitfulness, and the Cretan Iasion; in art, he is most often depicted as a child holding a cornucopia, alongside Demeter and Persephone.
What does the Bible say about the love for money?
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. (The full verse is shown but Bold added being the subject of this page.)
What is the reason for money?
Money serves three primary functions: it serves as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, and a store of value. Medium of Exchange: Money serves as a medium of exchange when it is used to facilitate the exchange of goods and services.
What does Christianity teach about wealth?
The Bible teaches that there is nothing wrong with wealth in and of itself, but that desiring or craving wealth is. Christians believe that wealth should be used to help those who are less fortunate than themselves.
What does the Bible say about a rich man going to heaven?
“I tell you the truth, it is difficult for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven,” Jesus said, “but if you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.”
What does the Catholic Church say about wealth?
We should have an aversion to wealth accumulation as Catholics if it is not used as a resource to freely share with others around us. The relationship between wealth and Catholics is awkward simply because we are called to a transcendent understanding of life in Christ.
How does the Church help the poor?
Churches, synagogues, and mosques continue to provide food, clothing, housing, health care, and job assistance to those in need; they send volunteers to disaster areas like New Orleans to help rebuild communities; and they resurrect impoverished communities in their own neighborhoods.
What does Jesus say about prayer?
u201cDo not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in synagogues and on street corners to be seen by men… but when you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your father who is unseen,u201d Jesus taught.
What do you pray for our country?
Thank You, Lord, that we have elected officials who believe in Your truth; remind them to seek Your guidance as they make decisions that affect our country and the world; and send them godly wisdom and wise counselors.
How do we pray for our leaders?
Thank You, God, for the men and women who serve in leadership roles in our country, as well as their families; please remind our leaders every day of why they chose to dedicate their lives to public service, and use that commitment to inspire them.