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For God and Mammon

evangelicals and entrepreneurs, masters and slaves in territorial Kansas, 1854-1860

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        StatementUniversity of Georgia Press
        PublishersUniversity of Georgia Press
        LC Classifications1996
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 94 p. :
        Number of Pages76
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100820317799

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Our Lord does not say, "Do not lay up money," though he could have said that. These "powers that be" arche, dunamis, exousia, kratos, and pneumatikos are spiritual powers that employ the spiritual power of money in their destructive struggles among men and against God.

God and Mammon

This is the Orlando Furioso by the great sixteenth-century Italian poet Ariosto. They seize our feelings, our affections and they hold them in an iron grip. - Basic English Bible No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and will love the other, or he will cleave to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon [money, possessions, fame, status, or whatever is valued more than the Lord].

" No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other.

MATTHEW 6:24 KJV man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will

" Matthew 6:19-20 RSV In mentioning the moths, the rust, and the thieves he is showing us what happens when we lay up treasures on earth. And we seek first His kingdom and His righteousness by living as blessed subjects in His kingdom, as our first and highest concern. That nature sets its desires against the Spirit, while the Spirit fights against it. Orientation toward material treasures evidences one's spiritual treasure.

Our treasure may be a home, it may be a person, it may be a position For God and Mammon we hold or seek after. Anyone who loves the world is a stranger to the Father's love. Christians must have a completely different orientation to what is going on in the world-order with its money-powers, than do those who are seduced by it, slaves to it, and worshipers at its altars.

" There was a man who recognized real values, treasures in heaven versus treasures on earth. As we traveled she finished the package, crumpled it and threw it down on the floor, and I noticed that it was the brand that has written across the front of it, "They Satisfy.

It is the way we look at things.