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Christianity, Religion And Money - by Daniel N Brown

Despite what many Christians or religious people believe about money, it is NOT the root of all evil. Neither is it good or bad, nor does it make a person good or bad.

Here are 2 very important truths about money:

  1. The "love of" money is the root of all evil.
    Contrary to what many believe, money is not the root of all evil. What the Bible actually says is, "The love of money is the root of all evil" (1 Timothy 6:10). Those two little words, "love of" make a huge difference!

    Loving money has to do with placing your trust in it. What you put your trust in is what you serve. Jesus said, "No one can serve two masters because either he will hate one and love the other, or be loyal to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and riches" (Matthew 6:24). God is not willing to share you with the world. He said in Exodus 20:4,5: "I am a jealous God."
  2. Money answers all things.
    Having money provides options and control. The more options and control one has, the more freedom and comfort one can experience. Obviously, everyone needs money.

    Jesus almost always used the topic of money as a metaphor for teaching about eternal life and the kingdom of heaven. Why? Because He knew money is vitally important and relevant in every country, culture, and household. It is something everyone can relate to.
Conclusion

Money is neither good nor bad. It is simply a magnifier. It magnifies what people already are. If you're a good person, you can probably be trusted to do good things with it. On the other hand, if you're a bad person, it will make you worse.

The Apostle Paul tells people who are not rich in money to teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment. Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and generous to those in need, always being ready to share with others. (1 Timothy 6:17,18)

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