materialistic madness

May 2015 (29)“…materialism is not just sinful; it’s stupid.  Why would we forsake eternal treasure in favour of earthly trinkets?”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.52.

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long-term treasure

May 2015 (28)“Jesus has put before us a choice: we can spend our resources on short-term pleasures that we cannot keep, or we can sacrifice our resources for long-term treasure that we’ll never lose.”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.52.

knowing how much

May 2015 (26)“The gospel compels us to humbly identify what is enough for us in order to freely give away our excess to others.”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.40.