Category Archives: materialism

What You’re Looking For

What are you looking for in life? Some people say they are looking for fun, parties, good times, happiness; Others for power, position, prestige, success, fame. Some people think they are looking for financial wealth–stocks, bonds, bank accounts, cash; Others … Continue reading

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You Will Answer To God

Why is it such a popular thing to ignore and/or deny God nowadays?  Is it because of advancements in science?  Hardly.  Science cannot prove or disprove God. In a world gone awry with whims and cravings; self-interest and surrender to … Continue reading

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No One Searches For Insignificance

Would you like for your life to be meaningless?  Of course not.  And you’re not alone.  No one searches for insignificance.  It is a universal human desire to find some sense of purpose in life. If we were the mere … Continue reading

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Just How Real Is Jesus?

Before the manifestation of matter, when there were no waves or particles; no electrons, protons, or neutrons; no light or sound; no nature or natural laws; Jesus was.  Before the stars were scattered across the expanse of space, Jesus was. … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Full Of Mystery — So Is Life

Christmas is full of mystery.  Mystery is difficult for some people to accept. It is human nature to want to know how things happen. We want to understand — to figure things out. This innate human trait has been good … Continue reading

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You Can’t Buy Christmas

So many people are motivated by a myth — trying desperately to purchase a Merry Christmas.  Unfortunately, this is a major misconception that we are taught by our popular culture.  Truth is — you can’t buy Christmas. You can buy … Continue reading

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How To Shop For Christ*mas

From Black Friday through Christmas Eve, people will be shopping for material things to give to family, friends, and clients on Christmas Day.  They will be searching and sorting through stuff, seeking to find just the right gifts. But perhaps … Continue reading

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