A person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not be rich toward God. Life is not measured by how much you own.
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Check out the procrastination TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/tim_urban_inside_the_mind_of_a_master_procrastinator
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For further study:
A great book on heaven, eternal rewards, and being rich toward God: Going for the Gold (amazon link). If you are interested in reading this book but cannot afford it, please let me know and I can get you a copy.
Learn about Jim Elliot who famously penned: “he is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose”.
Insider Investment Info:
It has been widely published for a couple thousand years—but few people are long on these ideas. Here 10 hot tips and their sources. If you scour the surrounding source material you can find additional tips.
- Minister to those in need. (Matthew 10:42, Hebrews 6:10)
- Sacrifice to follow Christ. (Matthew 19:27-29)
- Give without fanfare. (Matthew 6:1-4)
- Accept abuse for the sake of Christ (Matthew 5:11-12)
- Pray in secret. (Matthew 6:5-6)
- Invest in the lives of those who minister in the Word. (Galatians 6:6-7)
- Engage in spiritual activity without fanfare. (Matthew 6:16-18)
- Love your enemies by being willing to help them. (Luke 6:35)
- Give hearty service to the Lord and not just to please men. (Colossians 3:23-24)
- Entertain those who cannot repay you. (Luke 14:12-14)
The hard question:
Do you invest more into your retirement (employer contributions, stock options, 401ks, IRAs, eta) than you give charitably? Does that say anything about your own internal standards?