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Godly Contentment - Article
Mark D. Rasche, B.S. - by "denying ungodliness and worldly lusts" (Titus 2:12) and learning that "whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content" (Philippians 4:11). The things of this world offer no lasting contentment whatsoever. After all, when all...
Contentment - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - better than the riches of many wicked” (Psalm 37:7,16). Today it seems that everyone wants riches. It is bad enough that the non-Christian yuppie will sacrifice all for riches, but a materialistic mindset has even spilled over into...
The Grace Of Being Content - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... any thing that is thy neighbor’s” (Exodus 20:17). “Take heed, and beware of covetousness” warned the Lord Jesus, “for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth”...
Financial Philosophy - Article
Henry M. Morris IV - ... Who really owns the things you have? See Deuteronomy 8:18 and Psalm 24:1. How will you handle the assets entrusted by God to your care? See Matthew 25:14-30 and 1 Timothy 6:17-19. When is it enough? See Matthew 6:31-33 and...
Paradoxes Of The Christian Life - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... become a fool, that he may be wise” (I Corinthians 3:18). The true Christian life is so uniquely different from the life of the natural man that its characteristics must often be expressed in terms of paradoxical contrasts. For example, as...
Judging Spirit of God, The - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - judgment, because the prince of this world is judged” (John 16:8-11). This time man has been given not 120 years, but almost 2,000 years to respond to the convicting judgments of the Holy Spirit, yet “evil men and seducers . . . wax worse and...
The Judging Spirit Of God - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - “And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years” (Genesis 6:3). This is a difficult verse, but it is bound to be significant, for it...
Leanness Of Soul - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - request; but sent leanness into their soul” (Psalm 106:15).This sad and disturbing verse, recalling a tragic event in the history of Israel, provides a sober reminder that we need to be unselfish in our prayers. When the Lord taught His...
1 Timothy 6:8: content - Study Note
... the needs of His people if they are faithful (Philippians 4:19; Matthew 6:33), and that should be enough. If the Lord, in His grace, provides more than this for any of His children, it is probably for the purpose of testing our faithfulness, to...
1 Corinthians 16:2: prospered him - Study Note
... prospered him. Although tithing is not set (or anywhere else in the New Testament) as the standard for Christian giving, the principle of proportionate giving is clearly commanded by Paul. Those who have been most “prospered” by the...
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