Contentment in Peace

Do you want to be content? Contentment literally means “to be held together.” Amidst trying circumstances, we attempt to hold it all together, but we can’t accomplish this alone. God created the desire for contentment by blessing man to be fruitful, to increase, to fill the earth, and to subdue it (Genesis 1:28). Subdue means […]

What is the Target of Your Success?

What’s your target of success? For many of us, it’s money. We frequently find ourselves working so hard for it that we miss out on our relationships with family, friends, and coworkers. Placing profit ahead of people is outside God’s design for our lives. It’s not the money that’s evil; rather, it’s the desires of […]


A businessman realized how his financial interests were causing him to spend a great deal of time worrying. One day, he decided to make an appointment to set aside twenty minutes to worry about money. The appointment began at one o’clock. He sat in his desk chair and started to worry about money. About five […]


Each U.S. dollar reads, “IN GOD WE TRUST.” A multi-billionaire gave a billion of those dollars to one of his favorite causes. Afterward, he was interviewed by a national television network’s morning news anchor who insightfully asked him about financial security. He replied, “I wake up every morning afraid that I’m going to lose it […]