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Ecclesiastes March 7 - May 23 Week seven “ seeing money for what it is”
Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” 1) Jesus spoke  more about money  than any other subject. 2)  16 ...
Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” “ Money is in truth one of the most unsatisfying of possessions. ...
Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” 1 Timothy 6: 6-10  6 But godliness with contentment is great gain...
Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” 1 Timothy 6: 6-10  10 For the love of money is a root of all kind...
Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” “ Money is the Jealous God of Israel before whom no other gods ma...
Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” Matthew 6: 19-20 Treasures in Heaven 19 "Do not store up for...
Ecclesiastes March 7 - May 23
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Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:12

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  1. 1. Ecclesiastes March 7 - May 23 Week seven “ seeing money for what it is”
  2. 2. Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” 1) Jesus spoke more about money than any other subject. 2) 16 of the 38 parables are on how to handle money. 3) 500 verses on prayer, less than 500 verses on faith, and 2350 verses on money .
  3. 3. Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” “ Money is in truth one of the most unsatisfying of possessions. It takes away some cares , no doubt; but it brings with it quite as many cares as it takes away. There is the trouble in the getting of it. There is the anxiety in the keeping of it. There are temptations in the use of it. There is guilt i n the abuse of it. There is the sorrow in the losing of it. There is the perplexity in disposing of it.” J C Ryle
  4. 4. Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” 1 Timothy 6: 6-10  6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 8 But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. 9 People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.
  5. 5. Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” 1 Timothy 6: 6-10  10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
  6. 6. Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” “ Money is the Jealous God of Israel before whom no other gods may exist … money is the general, self-sufficient value of everything. Hence, it has robbed the whole world, the human world as well as nature, of its proper worth. Money is the alienated essence of man’s labor.” Karl Marx
  7. 7. Ecclesiastes 5: 8 – 6: 12 “ seeing money for what it is” Matthew 6: 19-20 Treasures in Heaven 19 "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.
  8. 8. Ecclesiastes March 7 - May 23
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