Wealth: Its Use and Abuse
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Wealth: Its Use and Abuse

James 5:5  (ID: 0573)

Many people assume the Bible teaches that wealth is evil. A careful reading of Scripture, however, reveals that unless we are amassing or using resources inappropriately, money is less a vice to be avoided than a gift to be used and shared. Examining James’s warnings regarding money, Alistair Begg cautions that the real dangers surrounding riches lie in our dependence on wealth over Jesus as our source of confidence.


5You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.

Copyright © 2024, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.