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By Rev. Doug Nemitz
First Lutheran Church New Rockford 

Sermonette: Sept. 30, 2019

 

September 30, 2019



by Rev. Doug Nemitz

First Lutheran Church

New Rockford 

 When I think about our New Testament reading for Sunday, Sept. 29 (1 Timothy 6:6-19), and the ever widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and the poorest, it seems to me that the Christian faith always lives in uneasy tension with wealth. On the one hand, we who follow Jesus recognize that wealth could be seen as a genuine gift from God to be used to bless others. On the other hand, as Jesus recognized in preaching so much about the dangers of wealth, it can be a devious temptation in one’s life.

 Paul was concerned abo...



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