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“Money” – A Case Study – Part III: Prosperity and Arrogance.

Bob DickJuly 27, 2021

Be sure to check out “Money-Money-Money” dated July 16, 2021. History has recorded many interesting stories about people in leadership roles and how prosperity influenced their lives. Part III: Prosperity and Arrogance describes leaders whose wealth went to their heads. Just because you have wealth does not mean you have wisdom. All too often arrogance…

“Money” – A Case Study – Part II: A Story of Contrast

Bob DickJuly 23, 2021

Be sure to check out “Money-Money-Money” dated July 16, 2021. History has recorded many interesting stories about people blessed with prosperity and the priority it becomes in their lives. Most often prosperity is a distraction to matters of eternal significance. Part II: A Story of Contrast – looks into the lives of two individuals: one…

“Money” – A Case Study – Part I: Greed

Bob DickJuly 22, 2021

Be sure to check out “Money-Money-Money” dated July 16, 2021. History has recorded many interesting stories about people and how they handle prosperity when it comes their way. All too often prosperity destroys people and nations when they fail to handle riches with humility. Part I: Greed – looks initially at a dispute over an…

“Money – Money – Money”

Bob DickJuly 16, 2021

What can money buy you? Money has a lot to give, but money can also take. Let’s examine a few things related to money that might just interest you. Money is often thought of as riches, yet riches can also be found in wisdom and talent and goodness to others. One night long ago, God…

“Hope”

Bob DickJuly 9, 2021

What do you hope for? Where does your hope lie? Better make sure you are not lied to regarding HOPE. Let’s consider the meaning of HOPE. Wikipedia defines HOPE as an “optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respects to events and circumstances in one’s life…”.[1] Hope is…

“Foundations”

Bob DickJuly 1, 2021

What kind of foundation is your life built on? Are you solid in your beliefs? Are you 100% confident of your foundation? What if calamity stuck you today? Are you as prepared as you should be or are you a bit distracted by the details of life? Are you consumed with life? If you pay…

“Casting Stones”

Bob DickJune 24, 2021

It comforts and quiets the depraved heart of man if he can only find a person worse than himself. He thinks the GREATER sin of another, excuses himself, and while accusing and vehemently blaming another, he forgets his own evil…[1]             The story is told of a Man who had a following. Those who appreciated…

“No Excuse”

Bob DickMay 27, 2021

            Have we become a society set on blaming everyone else for OUR wrong thinking, decisions, and  actions? More often than not, it seems that we are heading rapidly in that direction, at mach speed. We make EXCUSES for everything we do which casts an unfavorable light on those thoughts, decisions, and actions. Excuses revolve…

“Consequences”

Bob DickMay 11, 2021

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth;Then took the other, as just as fair,And having perhaps the better claim,Because it was grassy and wanted wear;Though as for that the…

“Antithetical Systems”

Bob DickApril 29, 2021

In Whom will you Trust? In Whom do you Trust? Who is the OBJECT of your Trust? Who do you find reliable and TRUSTWORTHY? – worthy of your Trust… When you consider the options from a Biblical PERSPECTIVE the choices are only two. One is the Creator and the other is the creature. Some [creatures]…