Man And His Money; Its Use And Abuse: its use and abuse

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byWilliam King Tweedie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855. Excerpt: ... THE BIBLE AND ITS LESSONS. 231 CHAPTER XII. THE BIBLE'S ANTIDOTE TO THE RULING PASSION. "Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high, minded, nor trust ill uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy. That they do good, that they bo rich in good works; ready to distribute, willing to communicate. Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life."--1 Tim. vi. 17-19. Luke xii. 13-21.--The "mindless man"--Mammon--God's plans reversed--The duty of pastors--The early Church--The secret of its success--Our age and its tendencies--Inventions--Progress--Earnestness in the world--Shall the Church be less earnest 1--Hope from the young--Radical cure for covetousness--Growth in godliness--Louis Philippe--Conclusion. All that has hitherto been said, has proceeded upon the general principles which are embodied in the Bible, regarding money, its use and abuse. But before drawing to a close, it may tend to confirm and consolidate the positions which have been advanced, if we advert to a particular example of the general truth as propounded in Scripture. The book of God leads us far into the knowledge of man, of his heart, and his ways. Though that book was written for a state of society widely different from ours, its lessons are just as applicable now as they were in the days of Abraham, of David, or of Paul. The 232 THE RICH FOOL. reason of that mainly is, that man is in all ages the same by nature--whether he occupies a palace, or a hovel--whether he rejoices amid the blessings of civilized life, or roams the forest, the companion of wild beasts, and just more ingeniously savage than they. The simple account of man by nature is this--,God is no...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855. Excerpt: ... THE BIBLE AND ITS LESSONS. 231 CHAPTER XII. THE BIBLE'S ANTIDOTE TO THE RULING PASSION. "Charge them that are rich in this wor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217862071

ISBN - 13:9780217862073

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