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Preachers of L.A. gives a candid and revealing look at six boldly different and world renowned mega-pastors in Southern California, who are willing to share diverse aspects of their lives, from their work in the community and with their parishioners to the very large and sometimes provocative lives they lead away from the pulpit.
These are the things you are to teach and insist on. If anyone teaches otherwise and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching, they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions and constant friction between people of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.
But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge (drown) people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
1 Timothy 6:2-10
Originally posted by yeahright
Originally posted by Awen24
"foxes have holes, and birds have nests...
but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head."
- end of story.
If God's will for His followers is financial prosperity, Jesus was an epic failure.
Originally posted by elcapitano75
The thing that struck me all my life about these guys, these "tv" preachers, is that all they accomplish is to drive the more intelligent away from Christianity , and the less intelligent and/or desperate draw closer for they are the ones who will open the checkbooks.
Truly these guys are, if anyone is, agents of the dark one.edit on 29-8-2013 by elcapitano75 because: (no reason given)
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."
Mathew 6:19-21 KJV