Dear friends, I warn you as temporary residents and foreigners to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against your very souls. I Peter 2:11
The more we hold on to, the less we can receive. We must let go. Only when we are willing to share our bounty will God bestow even more on us.E.G. “Jay” Link
What the world esteems greatly [external things], God disregardsE.G. “Jay” Link
and what God esteems greatly [internal things], the world disregards.
Nearly all those evils in the world which people put down to greed or selfishness are really far more the result of pride.C.S. Lewis
Let temporal things serve your use, but the eternal be the object of your desire.Thomas à Kempis
The grace that has freed us from bondage to sin is desperately needed to free us from our bondage to materialism.Randy Alcorn