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True Riches

John Bradshaw

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A manager embezzles his employer for the purpose of personal gain. But ill-gotten gains aren’t gains at all. Discover how you can enjoy true, lasting prosperity.

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John Bradshaw

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  • August 3, 2020
    9:00 AM
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It's good to be with you today thanks for joining me for in the wood way together we will open the Bible and we will spend time in the word looking into the Word of God expecting God to speak to us let's pray together as we begin our Father in heaven we come to you in the name of Jesus we are grateful that we can thank you that your Spirit would guide us at this time thank you that you would speak to our hots now bless us through you would we pray in Jesus' name amen. You might hear people say you can't live with it and you can't live without it well you certainly would find it difficult to live without money and you shouldn't find it difficult to live with it but for some people it is a great difficulty some people just don't have enough and I mane no matter how much they have and they can't have enough no one ever said that money is a problem it's a real problem if you don't have it the challenges of Khowst according to the Bible that the law Love of Money is the root of all evil or as some translations would say the root to a root of all kinds of evil the love of money we like to think that more money would make up problems go away the research shows and you might be surprised by this that money does buy happiness this is the results of research money does buy happiness now the amount of money seems to increase as time goes on but I read a couple of years ago that the 1st $50000.00 that you have does in the words of the researches buy happiness your happiness is linked to the amount of money that you have up to the 1st $50000.00 beyond that you could have $51000.00 go $51000000.00 and it won't make a bit of difference to your happiness your overall happiness of course the whole money you have it means the more stuff you can have the more you can give away the more you can do with that extra money comes extra responsibilities extra headaches extra hassles extra problems and more money doesn't always buy more happiness so I think we can understand how that works if you don't have a roof over your head and now you're earning $50000.00 a year that's going to go a long way towards providing you with a place a warm safe dry place to call home. If you have no money at all clothing and food and life's basic necessities become a real challenge that those $50000.00 that's going to help that's going to take care of most of anything that you could need beyond that needs and a few of our wants it seems that you can flood your life with wealth or with abundance doesn't necessarily make you happy I know I know that some of us would say I'd sure love to find out I should like to try it but the old maxim is be careful what you ask for because it might not quite be what you expect so our relationship with money ought to be well established and well thought out and it ought to be based on principle the Bible speaks of a lot about money lot and if you stop to think about it you say Ah of course I've seen many places in the wood of God in the Old Testament in the New Testament in the Book of Proverbs when money is spoken of God would have us relate to money on a very mature away on a very spiritual level you understand I'm sure that if you put too much faith in money then you may well be led to put a whole lot less faith in God and if you believe money is going to supply all your needs then perhaps you will be less inclined to look to God to supply your needs in the Word of God in Luke Chapter 16. We are introduced to an individual who had a fraught relationship with money a troubled relationship with money it just didn't work out well for him we're going to pick it up and Luke Chapter $16.00 will start in verse one there are many lessons for us in this parable Luke 16 the Swan The Bible says and he said also unto His disciples There was a certain rich man with the pause button right at the end you will notice throughout this parable that the rich man isn't implicated so he is a man who is described as rich he has plenty there was no wood of sand shoe or criticism in this parable. Sometimes And even in should one can get the impression that to have money isn't a good thing it is not a bad thing let's understand that you look in the Bible and you find people such as David he was wealthy Solomon he was fabulous Lee wealthy Abraham had plenty so in this passage God does not say there was a rich man and that was his problem there are other parables infect the saying chapter where there is another rich fellow and he is implicated by God but not because of his wealth so let's understand God is not against wealth naught at all but he wants us to be able to relate to wealth in a healthy in a spiritual way and so Jesus says there was a certain rich man which had a stupid a manager and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods and he called him and said unto him how is it that I hear this if he give an account of the stewardship without biased be no longer steward so this wealthy man evidently place a great amount of thought and trust in his steward he did not discern that there was anything wrong with the man's stewardship he heard this 2nd hand I've been hearing this about you you know trust is a wonderful thing and trust can very easily be abused nobody who calls himself a believer in God should ever be able to do it said of him. My trust was misplaced. Christians in the labor market in the workforce ought to be the people of which employers say I want more of them I was on a plane once on the continent of Africa I was flying from Lusaka to Johannesburg Zambia to South Africa I was sitting next to a man who was a coffee Fama and I was asking him about his operation and it was just small talk and chit chat and somehow he mentioned people who were a certain religious denomination now I'm not going to name the denomination as much as you might wish that I would but it's one of these denominations which gets a bit of criticism and some of it is pretty well this. And the people are sort of generalized generally speaking by the rest of society generalize might be a bit of a strong way to put it but this denomination comes in for a bit of criticism from time to time the man sitting next to me a coffee Fama from Zambia see it in my own newly hired people who are members of this church I said to him Why is that you a member of that church he said Oh no I would never belong to that church I said so why do you hire people from that should he said because they are honest that would never steal from me they come to wook they don't take sick days when they are not sick they don't have as many domestic problems husbands on running around on their wives they are doing this and that would never steal from me and I thought to myself What a fantastic thing for somebody to be able to say about a group of believers from a certain church these people he said I will only employ people from that huge. Not into how that goes for labor laws and so forth and his country and maybe he doesn't advertise it maybe it just seems to work out that way but if you want a member of this particular church no need to apply because he has figured out that those people are honest diligent they would Codd they don't steal don't bring problems to the workplace they are valued employees Isn't that something wouldn't be wonderful of every employer could say the Christians I have working for me the best people you could ever employ that would be a witness maybe in some places that is Satan If so that's a good thing but here we have a man a man of means of some means as a matter of fact that he employs a steward and learns that the man is not honest he's not trustworthy This man is a bad egg and he says to him You can't be stupid any longer the student reacted of course and he said to himself What am I going to do my Lord is taking away from me the stewardship he said I cannot dig I don't know why he couldn't dig maybe he was physically unsound maybe he just didn't like hog wook I don't know he went on to say this is in Luke 16 and verse 3 to big I am ashamed you can understand somebody saying that even though there are times you get down maybe maybe I have to do that I remember one day being in the city when I was a kid growing up and the bus fare home was something like 40 cents and I had something like 22 and I don't know what happened but I had of a spent. I couldn't call home well maybe I could have found a payphone but I wasn't about to call my mother and say Would you mind driving 25 minutes to pick me up and take me home I'm sure she wouldn't mind it but I don't want to do that and I didn't know I sold on the street I started approaching strangers could you please give me a few cents I need to take the bus home I have $0.22 the bus fare is 40 Can you spare me a few coins you know knowing that I've had that experience I look upon other people going through hardship just a little bit differently we tend to say oh it's their fault oh they're going to waste it anyway I don't know if that's the case and you need to relate to people who steal money the way you relate this no way I would recommend anything but there are times that people are just in a pinch in a straight place in hardship and it's not a good place to be there's something about putting your hand out and saying Could you a perfect stranger please give me money that you don't owe me and that I don't deserve and haven't and there's something about that and this man felt that way I cannot dig and I'm too ashamed to big what do I do he said I am resolved what to do Luke 16 those 4 that when I am put out of the stewardship they may receive me into their houses and so 5 he called every one of us Lords dances on to him he said to the 1st How much do you owe my Lord and he said and 100 measures of oil he said to him Take your bill sit down quickly and write 50 What was he doing but there's a couple of things you identify which come to point number 2 point number one what he's doing is he's ripping off his boss he's stealing from his boss for a certain reason. You see point number one was that this man wasn't wise with his income while he was working for his Lord for His. For the manager that if the owner of the estate he wasn't wise if he had been he would have been able to say I'm going to lose my job but it's Ok I've got 3 months salary sitting in the bank it's Ok because I've been paying into a retirement fund or I've got a 401 k. of some kind or I have some investments on the side I'm not trying to tell you that things back then were the same as they are now but what we know is this man hadn't been careful with his money and he came to an emergency he was going to lose his job and he had nothing how do I know that because the man doesn't say it's Ok I've got some savings in the bank it's Ok I'll just sell the shares that I have in the stock market it's all right because I've got a certificate of deposit at the bank and I'll just go and cash that out and I'm going to be good the man has nothing might that be a reminder to us that we ought to make prudent financial decisions I think it is if we don't have a little money in the bank if we don't have something socked away for hardship and difficult times we are not doing ourselves a favor and we're setting ourselves up for difficulty. Shit if you're raising a family and I know how this can be but you want to put something away somewhere away some kind of nest egg some kind of reserve so that if things don't work out if you lose your job if there's an illness if there is something unexpected that you've got a little something sitting by you know the challenge we have is that we tend to live above our means and you know that what I'm telling you is true if you look at how deep in debt the average American is or the average American family my goodness it makes for grizzly reading the reason for that is because we tend to buy what we want and not simply what we need you see if you can afford to buy brand new cars and it's a prudent purchase and it's going to serve you well good for you if you cannot why are you buying a new car if you can't afford the payments why are you buying a new car in that case you go to the used car dealership or you look online or you go to wherever it is you go and you buy something you can afford Oh about my neighbors got something fancy that your neighbor and your neighbor has probably spent money that your neighbor doesn't have to buy a car that your neighbor doesn't need if we learn to live within our means what would that mean that would mean I get paid the 1st 10 percent that goes straight to God that's been local That's the tide that's not even mine in fact none of it's mine God just allows me to manage it all and he says you can have 90 percent but give me the 10 percent that's 1st. And then out of the 90 percent I'm going to cobble off a percentage for offering because the time I give it to God through the church that's for the support of the gospel ministry that's what my wife and I do every time I mean it's not even up for discussion it's just what we do and then there's a set amount a percentage that we have set aside for offering look you don't have money to give to God If you don't decide that you have money to get to God and then that leaves us with whatever percentage of our original paycheck it leaves us with and of course we've got to pay the tax man that's a debt that we owe to the government or a bill that the government levies us with so the tide is 1st before tax before anything offering that comes next before tax before anything and then you've got the other things you've got to pay a taxes you've got to pay your rent there's Elektra's the bills there's water bills or whatever they might be you got to pay to have the trash collected You got it eat and then how much do I have live well then I can decide do I take a vacation to a state pock or do I go to South America. That's dictated by how much I have or I know what we want to do we want to go to you name it we want to see the Eiffel Tower we want to go to New Zealand we want to go to Britain we want to go to the Riviera we want to go to a Pacific Island show we want that you might be saying I don't want that but you're the exception not the rule sure we want that but what do our means allow us to do we can always have all of the things that we want to have we want to go eat out tonight sure we want to sure but the money's not there we'll put it on a credit card wait a minute now you've got to pay tomorrow what you can't afford today if you cannot afford it today how are you going to afford it tomorrow would be a good thing if we learn to put God 1st the 10 percent is God's and no one said you have to stop at 10 percent then the offering what are you going to do with that that goes to God through various means as well and then we live within our means Alfredo in the Bible story very clearly hadn't because when he was faced with losing his job he was stone cold broke water am I going to do no not survive if I don't have an income wouldn't it be good to live within your means you like it can have it because I can afford it can afford it still might not be the best thing but might be you see so many people live on credit live on borrowed money they're going to have to pay it back one day and too many people are in financial strife and I wonder what this means remember before remember before. I mentioned the coffee farmer who only hired people from a certain religion because he knew they were trustworthy What does it say when the bank manager sees me a professed Christian. Unable to pay my debts because of irresponsibility I'm not talking about what we might call bad luck I'm not talking about that things happen but what does this say about my Christian experience if I end defaulting on my bills if I'm going to explain to the man I bought the bicycle from sorry we don't have enough money to pay that back if I have to explain to the man I purchased my car from I'm sorry I don't have enough money to pay you for this vehicle 1st question he's going to ask is then why did you buy the vehicle 2nd question he might ask himself is what kind of Christian is he surely a Christian or to pay his or her dates it's important to live within our means it's absolutely vital it's biblical You don't want to be stealing from somebody else this man didn't do it couldn't do it and so therefore he found himself in a real jack and let's read then he said to another we are in Luke 16. How much do you owe He said a 100 measures of wheat he said to him Take the bill and write fourscore right 80 it was easy for him to be generous he was playing with house money these Wouldn't his goods he was discounting the price of he was simply saying I am losing my job I have nowhere to go so I am going to treat these people favorably not according to my boss but according to myself I'm going to do they deal so that when I am out on the street they will feel a sense of obligation to look after me. They will have to take me in because after all I did them an enormous favor I want them to be beholden to me this fellow was as disc honest as the day was long that was us Garlits thing to do and yet he did it because he felt like he had no other option I think we're getting a pretty clear picture of the kind of character that this man was what else do we read where in Luke Chapter 16 and we'll get to those 8 and this is a verse that many people misunderstand you'll see what I mean and the Lord commended the unjust steward no notice we're not saying the Lord as a god we're talking about the land of the Lord of the manna The Lord of the manna commended the unjust steward because he had done wisely some version say why wisely others would say shrewdly or maybe craftily the Lord commended the unjust steward because he was sneaky you have you ever looked at this and wondered why the land is commending the man no no he's not saying what you did was good he's not saying what you did was right he is saying what you did wash shrewd what you did was tricky what you did was worldly wise it was dishonest We can't think he's commending the fellow he's described as the unjust steward the just steward and the Lord commended the unjust steward because he had done wisely for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of the light what do you think he meant by that. Well the rest of the story kind of unpacks that for us pretty well reveals that to us here is a man who was as cunning as a fox and as dishonest as the day is long but he had an opportunity to use money in order to by theta see that the way he used his must as goods carried favor with his must as credits his people who owed a debt to the mosque. Now again no one is saying that what he did was good in the sight of dog and it wasn't biblically sound it was just shrewd The man was cunning and he used his opportunity to get ahead he used his opportunity to ingratiate himself frankly with other dishonest characters because who would do such a thing and steal from them. And by the way just because Wal-Mart is big doesn't mean that we should not be honest when perhaps the person in the at the counter hands us too much money just because you're at a a mall and the store is one of these high end things and you look at your receipt and they under you can walk out and say I got them they're big I never hurt anyone Yes you did you hurt yourself you hurt the cause of Christ you know I'm always. Just recently. I think I can just about remember and as we walked out my friend Robert Costa from it is written in Spanish language ministry we were walking out of a hospital after doing a visitation and he found I think it was $10.00 it was thought $5.00 so not a king's ransom and it was on the floor in front of a little bench in the foyer of the hospital where Clearly someone had looked like someone had been sitting and maybe pulled something out of a pocket money fell on the ground there was no one around. And so he went there and he said hey look what I got and as he was saying that to me he was tuning and walking to the reception area and he handed the money over to the lady and he said Somebody dropped this $5.00 over there why don't you hang on to it in case they come looking for it it was astonished you could just see the look on a face as if to say what in the would. It look like Ok I'm projecting here it looked like she was saying it's only $5.00 It looked like she was saying why didn't you just keep it frankly it looked a little bit like she was saying I would have kept that but again I don't know that for sure I'm not judging a character it's going to look like that's what she was thinking but pasta cost is only $5.00 but it's not mine somebody might want this I'll take it to the counter there was somebody if they're looking at always say you wouldn't happen have seen $5.00 lying around and I wonder how that played out I wonder if that person was reunited with their money yeah here were these people writing the bill 100 I'll give 80 May be they were prompted by well at least he's getting something and he's got all kinds of money anyway no we ought to be as honest as the day is long if Bill Gates drops $5.00 on the sidewalk in front of you give it back to Bill Gates if you Jeff Bezos $25.00 you make sure you pay it would he miss it. Would advise on miss it. But you'd miss the blessing and unfaithfulness would be knocked down next to you you would be molding your character molding your life in the direction of unfaithfulness you'd be leaving an example of unfaithfulness of deception and you would be modeling for the people in your life bad course and so what did they do oh yeah. Yeah I owe you 100 I'm a Rite Aid that will work out well and the Lord commended kind of praised the man he didn't go anywhere near justifying what the man had done notice what he said here the Lord commended the unjust steward I'm reading verse 8 again because he had done wisely for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light those 9 explains what Jesus is saying this is what he says and I say unto you make to yourselves friends of the men of unrighteousness that when you fail. They may receive you into everlasting habitations now what a parable you've got to be really clear that you don't stretch things too far not every detail has a counterpoint not everything ought to be taken little to really this is a parable but you want to notice what Jesus said He said Make Friends of the mammon of unrighteousness the under righteous man he's talking about money use your money to make friends the right kind of friends so that when you fail when you die you will be received into everlasting habitations what he's saying is don't let your relationship with money hinder your relationship with God be faithful with the goods God and trusts to you be faithful with the means that God blesses you did you know that the reason God gives us anything at all it's twofold number one to be faithful to God Number 2 to take care of our needs that said if you have a little left over to take care your wants that's fine some people got a lot left of it and so they many cases give a lot to the Lord amen and then it might be that they are able to use this politely indulge themselves in ways that the rest of us we gon indulge ourselves that's all right I'm prepared and you ought to be prepared to leave that with God Some of these things are relative it's not our place to judge it's just not we blessed with means primarily to Advani The Gospel of Christ primarily God gives me a dollar the 1st 10 percent of his straight off then there's another percentage that's his as well. But that doesn't mean that the other 80 percent is just live for self-indulgence it's all about living a lifestyle where what God blesses me with is used is turned in the direction of advancing the kingdom of God that can be done in numerous ways of course this is why God blesses us and so if you have a lot that you can contribute to God Praise the Lord you go right it is one of the most inspiring things if I remember speaking to one gentleman who had you know I'm guessing a pretty decent bank account and he said to me nothing gives me greater joy than writing those checks to support the work of God Praise the Lord I want to have that attitude nothing gives me more joy and frankly it's the highlight of my Eva to be able to settle my accounts and say all this certain money that belongs to God that we haven't yet handed over Conway and because we have a percentage of offering it's just a flat percentage then we have a pool of money that accumulates through the year waste since some here and some there and some somewhere else often by the end of the year we've got a reserve it's not ours it's money that we had designated to have to go and as a family at times we'll say What do you think we should weigh should we direct this one of we not thought about what have we not supported what fund at that should already a ministry have we not invested in it's fun for the kids to be part of that process and when they were little it was educational and instructional for them they good leaned when they were little this is what we do they never heard any conversations about the toddler so much we can't afford the tithe if you can't afford the tide you won't afford the time but if you put that 1st what you then do is use a dog I've put you 1st and now you God have to take responsibility for me and I'm looking to you to supply all my needs and it says in the Bible my God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. God blesses us with whatever we got so that we can turn around to be faithful to him and I know someone right now is saying wow never have a $1000000.00 to give to God we have a dollar if you don't have a 1000000 give one would you have a 100 do you have 801-0000 Do you have $27.32 you can give what you don't have but if you can't with what you have you'll find that you have more to give to God and it's important as you find out Jesus resolves this and shows us how deeply spiritual the act of giving to God is how deeply important stewardship is in our relationship with God Look at this with me Jesus said in those 10 he that is for wait a minute let me back up here and address a point because Jesus said in verse 9 Make yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness in other words Jesus was saying invest your money wisely use your money wisely be faithful to God you don't die one day what happens then. It just occurred to me that you might be thinking I'm suggesting you can buy your way into heaven no you cannot but I'll tell you this you can buy your way out no you can't curry favor with God by giving all right if I just write a big a check God will love me more Nope but if you are closed fisted to God What that means is you are closed hotted to God Where your treasure is they will your heart the old so what you and I do with our money demonstrates what we have done without hot. Have we surrendered our hearts to God I hope I leave the the right balance in your mind the no no we can't Jesus is not saying by the price of admission to Heaven he's simply saying that what you do with the funds that God has given you demonstrates where your heart is so late you'll fund let your wealth let your money your blessings be channeled in the direction of God the giver of all blessings and so we go back and we pick up those 10 he that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much and he says in verse 11 If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon who will commit to your trust the true riches is the point I made just a moment ago we are wanting to receive everlasting life God give me the greatest gift of all but I've been too stingy to give you anything I've even be too stingy to give you that which is your own. I don't know editorialize too much but I cannot understand why any single person would not time I don't understand I just don't understand their story after story after story after story of how the people who help people who felt like they couldn't afford to tie the tide and then they assume stance has changed you open up a channel of blessing you by God's favor God is wanting to bless you but how can God fill your hand if your fist is tightly shut your hand is open God can place something in that hand when when the Bible says to us in the book of Melaka that when we tie God will open up for us the windows of heaven and pour out such a blessing that we won't be able to receive it. What is there to think about now you're going to accuse me of saying I get you for selfish reasons Oh no I don't. Although I well I hope I don't my hope and prayer is that I tie than give offerings out of love for God God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son we love God because He 1st loved us this is a love response a question about it so I'm not suggesting that we would give so we can get but knowing that God is going to bless is liberating I don't have to worry or how my going to get by on a 90 percent and a whatever percentage it might be how much I can be assured God has promised I'm asking you to take a step of faith a mosque it's like the little children leap into my arms I'm asking you to trust me I will catch you this is a no brainer this is one of those things where there's no risk no risk think if every time you put money to pay there is a risk the bank will close and you don't get your money back it's a small risk you put money in the stock market there is a very real risk that the bottom is going to fall out of the market or out of that company and your dollar turns into pennies that's a real risk but you take those risks you bought a house as an investment that's a risk. You bought a collectible believing the price is the value is going to rise that's a risk investments are a risk there's no risk when you invest in the bank of God God says I will open up the windows of heaven and hole out such blessing that you will not be able to receive it and then Jesus said in verse 12 remember those 11 if you're on faith all in the memory of unrighteousness if you can handle earthly riches. And you can't be faithful in earthly riches and how might you expect God to give you true riches those 12 and if you have not been faithful in that which is another man's do Shell give you that which is your own good question and this will be the verse we finish with verse 13 no servant can see. To must this brother he will hate the one and love the other or else he will hold to the one and despise the other you cannot serve God and the old English word here is Mammon you cannot serve God and wealth wealth is wonderful I mean we're for it but you don't want to serve it if it serves you that's one thing if it serves a dog that's the best thing but we can sue both dog and money on a lot of people have said all this it's all good as it all anything like it God is 1st but the fact is there's an enormous amount of people who have not settled it and they don't know why God can take what you've got left off the youth that they're him in and stretch it and make it go further than you can make it go your money go without giving to God and he put that nice and easy God can stretch 90 percent through that then you can stretch 100 percent you see what this is about is not about money it's not about wealth it's not about being rich it's about you know hot does God have you hot do you love God Do you trust God and you're willing to live in a way that on his guard there's something about money that just brings out in people a suit inside covetousness is a devil I tell you. Envy of what your neighbor drives that's just destructive this idea that you have to live in a house that you can't afford Oh my goodness you'll lose that when the bank manager comes to foreclose on you how is it with you there are certain But overall much as God gives us we have by he says How are you in relation to me and one of those is how we relate to our stuff how we relate to money have we surrendered that to God you could be a billionaire and still not have true riches you could be a billionaire and have true riches That's great I mean that's that's a good way to go you know a lot of money that you can do with whatever you want and you can free it up you could put it in God's work and you can grow the church you can have some fun Sure so if you can do that and be faithful to God you're great but for many of us we see a dollar and we just want another one we get another one and we want another one and then another one and it's for us for us for us imagine Jesus leaving heaven but do you think it's like where Jesus was before he came to the earth I don't know exactly but I imagine it's exquisite I don't imagine it's indulgent I don't mean it like that but exquisite and Jesus said. That he lifted you know why he put you 1st he put you through just have you made the decision to put Jesus 1st look let's think a little more broadly as you finance your life style your spirit time how you speak how you relate to others. If you've given him your high have you if you have a 1000000 if you haven't let's do that now let's do that now and not wait a moment longer some of these habits a deeply ingrained someone's angry right now because I did talk about what what they carry around inside their wallet it's not your business Oh yes it is as a minister of the gospel it's my business to encourage you to be faithful to God That's absolute That is my business and God wants you to be faithful in every area of your life can we pray for that faithfulness now can we come on let's pray together Father in heaven these can be challenging subjects they can. It can be difficult to look at ourselves and say I'm selfish it can be difficult to say I'm wasteful it can be difficult to say I'm stealing from God we justify it somehow Khana fold it angry with the church as though that changes anything don't like the way they spend it forgetting that of course. We don't always understand how that's done and truly that's between the church and God and if you don't like the way certain things are being done in a spirit make a phone call write a letter be kind voice that. Wherever we struggle would you give us grace. To be faithful to be surrendered. And to receive Jesus the true riches everlasting life the true riches give us grace to be honest hardworking practical sensible not covetous. Seems like a toll. Father today as you give us Jesus we know that he will work that out in our lives if we want him to do so for him do you want to do so do you. If you want Jesus to work out His will in your life I'm raising my hand you can raise yours raise your hand if you want Jesus to work his will and your life. Other take our hands and never let us go and lead us in the path of Jesus everlasting life the true riches we pray in Jesus name let's say a man thank you so much for joining me looking forward to doing this again in the not to distant future it has been a blessing God bless you be sure to remain in the wood.

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