{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{tcl57}tcl56}tcl55}tcl54}tcl53}tcl52}tcl51}tcl50}tcl49}tcl48}tcl47}tcl46}tcl45}tcl44}tcl43}tcl42}tcl41}tcl40}tcl39}tcl38}tcl37}tcl36}tcl35}tcl34}tcl33}tcl32}tcl31}tcl30}tcl29}tcl28}tcl27}tcl26}tcl25}tcl24}tcl23}tcl22}tcl21}tcl20}tcl19}tcl18}tcl17}tcl16}tcl15}tcl14}tcl13}tcl12}tcl11}tcl10}tcl9}tcl8}tcl7}tcl6}tcl5}tcl4}tcl3}tcl2}tcl1}Matthew 13:22  •  1 min. read  •  grade level: 8
The deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
Satan is very busy trying to stifle the words of the scriptures in your heart and mind. One of his tricks is to get you thinking about, and if possible obsessed with, money. The world has plenty to offer - plenty of ways to become totally occupied with money and being rich. The lottery is one technique the devil has developed. The Bible calls this “the deceitfulness of riches.” Beware, young Christian, that you don’t become an unfruitful worker for the Lord because of your occupation with money.