Possessions

Quotes for Topic: Possessions

1.
The sin is not in having more, the sin is being discontent. The sin is not in having wealth, the sin is in what you do with it. It’s not the amount, it’s the attitude… It’s not about what you have, it’s about how you feel about what you have.

The sin is not in having more, the sin is being discontent. The sin is not in having wealth, the sin is in what you do with it. It’s not the amount, it’s the attitude… It’s not about what you have, it’s about how you feel about what you have.  

Reference:  The Rich Fool. The sermon originally appeared (https://www.gty.org/library/sermons-library/42-171/the-rich-fool) at www.gty.org. © 1969-2008. Grace to You. All rights reserved. Used by Permission.


2.
If created things are seen and handled as gifts of God and as mirrors of His glory, they need not be occasions of idolatry – if our delight in them is always also a delight in their Maker.

If created things are seen and handled as gifts of God and as mirrors of His glory, they need not be occasions of idolatry – if our delight in them is always also a delight in their Maker.

Reference:  Desiring God, 1996, p. 143, Used by Permission, www.desiringGod.org.


Author: John Piper
Topics: Possessions
3.
I value all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity.

I value all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity.


4.
The problem with greed is not so much seen in our possessions, but rather what is possessing our hearts.

The problem with greed is not so much seen in our possessions, but rather what is possessing our hearts.    

Reference:  Sermon, Greed’s Graveyard, Luke 12:13-21, June 16, 2019.


Author: Randy Smith
Topics: Greed
Possessions