12 Days of Giveaways - Spin & Win! Sign up before Dec. 25th to win daily prizes and a $250 Amazon.com Gift Card. Find out details.

Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. Crosswalk.com is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Intersection of Life and Faith

<< A Different Perspective, with Berni Dymet

A Different Perspective - November 9

  • 2017 Nov 09
  • COMMENTS

The Root of All Evil

by Berni Dymet

1Tim. 6:10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and in their eagerness to be rich some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

Maybe you've heard it said that money is the root of all evil. It's an old biblical quote. Well - actually … no.  It's an old biblical miss-quote. Because that's not what it says at all. 

What it actually says is that the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. You see money itself isn't the problem. It's our love of money that's the problem.

I devoted the first thirty-six years of my life trying to make myself rich. You see, to me it appeared to be an admirable goal. Get rich and you've succeeded. You've made it. Hmm. 

But the more I succeeded at it - the more it … well … it hurt. Looking back on it now, this desire for wealth - is what caused me to wander away from the faith I had in Jesus. It caused me to pierce myself with many pains.

I spent half a lifetime at this, and with every fiber of my being let me tell you this, it just wasn't worth it! Not by a long shot!

Your FREE eBooklet - “The Change You’ve Been Looking For”

So many people yearn for a better life, which is why "self-improvement" is a multi-billion dollar industry. But the truth is, it doesn’t work, because the big changes, the truly important changes, are impossible to achieve on your own. That’s why Jesus came. So if you want to lay hold of the “super-abundant” life that He promised (John 10:10) download this free eBooklet, because that’s what it’s all about. The change you’ve been looking for!

 

 

 


Archives