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Whose opinion really matters? - I Corinthians 4:1 – 4:5 (commentary)

It is tempting to judge others or to value other’s judgments about us - but both lead us away from where we should be - considering the judgment and opinion of God above all

Division of the "spoils” from the war. - Numbers 31:25 – 31:54 (commentary)

This section of Scripture deals with the confiscated spoils from the war, and it is truly amazing (vv. 25-54). All captives and goods were to be divided according to a strict formula. Moses told the soldiers not to keep for themselves all the booty they had taken, but to give a p …

Collection For The Saints In Jerusalem - II Corinthians 8:16 – 8:24 (commentary)

One of the things in Christian circles that tends to be done in a careless manner is the handling of money. The apostle Paul in this passage organizes the collec­tion of funds for the saints in Jerusalem so that it will be managed honestly and faithfully. We can find here t …

The Parable of the Shrewd Manager - Luke 16:1 – 16:13 (commentary)

We could title these verses, “The proper use of Money.” Our use of money is a good test of the lordship of Christ. Money can be a wonderful servant but a terrible master. We must remember that the love of money is still “the root of all kinds of evil&quo …