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Friendship with God first – then others

By Dave Henning / November 5, 2019

“But God made us for friendship — with Himself first and then with others.  So when these two kinds of friendship are missing or lacking, a void is left in our hearts that nothing but love from God and others can fill.”- Bob Merritt Then [Jesus] said to them, “Watch out!  Be on your guard […]


A supersized sense of ownership

By Dave Henning / February 14, 2019

“The person whose heart is coated with greed believes he has earned the good things that have come his way and, therefore, is determined to control his possessions and wealth the way he sees fit.  Greedy people have a supersized sense of ownership.”- Andy Stanley In Chapter 15 (“Confronting Greed”) of Enemies of the Heart, […]


The driving force behind greed

By Dave Henning / February 1, 2019

“Fear is the driving force behind greed.  Fear fuels greed. . . .  Greed is supported by an endless cast of what ifs.”- Andy Stanley Then he (Jesus) said, “Watch out!  Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.”- Luke 12:51 (NIV) In Chapter 8 […]

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