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View Poll Results: Wealth and christianity go hand in hand?
Wealth comes from God! Jehovah wanted all of us to be rich and wealthy because it's in His nature to bless us! 0 0%
I believe God wants us to be wealthy but he removes wealth sometimes so we won't lose our focus on Him! 1 8.33%
I believe the universe is in balance! God gives, and God takes. Asking for wealth now could lead to times of poverty in other parts of our life! 2 16.67%
It is best to come by, live without debt,and be happy! Shy all wealth and keep our eyes on Jesus! Wealth is a distraction from God anyway! 1 8.33%
The bible says money and wealth are like Gog and Magog. We should ban it from our lives. You can serve only one master! 0 0%
Other,please specify! 8 66.67%
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Old 04-11-2009, 03:54 PM
 
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I know there have been more topics about this before, but I wanted to broaden the poll results. The poll basically had 'yes' or 'no'. So now here goes! Wealth and christianity go hand in hand?
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Old 04-11-2009, 04:07 PM
 
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I know there have been more topics about this before, but I wanted to broaden the poll results. The poll basically had 'yes' or 'no'. So now here goes! Wealth and christianity go hand in hand?
I'm not seeing a poll, but the answer is "NO" if the wealth you're speaking of is financial wealth.

However, though I'm doing just fine financially, my REAL wealth is found in my faith, my marriage, my family, my friends, and my hope.
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Old 04-11-2009, 04:13 PM
 
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sorry, I had to repost the poll 3 times before it finally was approved. Poll is present now!
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Old 04-11-2009, 05:19 PM
 
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No. What does god really care about money? Now them preachers! They care a lot about it!
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Old 04-12-2009, 12:14 AM
 
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The rich man asked Jesus what he must do to be saved... Jesus said give your riches away and follow me. He shook his head and sadly walked away because he was extremely rich.

Now fast forward to our present time... tell a God-fearing businessman/shop owner/etc to close down his business on Saturday (Sabbath) and see what he will say.
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Old 04-12-2009, 06:53 AM
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We have opportunities, and God gives to all. The rain and sun fallls upon each... it's not about wealth or blessings, it's about what we do with them.

Be a good investor, build your treasures in heaven.
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Old 04-12-2009, 08:36 AM
 
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Wealth and Christianity can go hand in hand. Remember, wealth does not necesserily refer to finances. You can have millions of dollars and countless material assets, but if you DO NOT HAVE SPIRITUAL WEALTH, you are very poor because all of those material things will not save you when you stand infront of God on judgement day.

Evangelist Paula White was talking about Donald Trump one time, she was walking with him on a street in New York City, and they were talking about financial wealth and its relevance in Christianity. She mentioned that they walked by a homeless person on the sidewalk, and they were talking about debts, Trump mentioned to her, and I'm paraphrasing, "See this guy right here? He is worth a lot more than I am because he probably has 0 debts". He was of course talking about all of his assets, and his liabilities, and his net worth at the time was negative billions, which is a lot less than the net worth of the homeless guy.
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Old 04-13-2009, 05:36 PM
 
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imho, noone should talk about wealth before they even begin to realize PROSPERITY

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Old 04-13-2009, 06:00 PM
 
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imho, noone should talk about wealth before they even begin to realize PROSPERITY
Effie, I absolutely love all your posts because most of the time, I have no idea what the heck you are saying?

Ok, so prosperous at what?
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:18 PM
 
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Effie, I absolutely love all your posts because most of the time, I have no idea what the heck you are saying?

Ok, so prosperous at what?
Prosperity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

gray matter(s)?
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