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Making Friends of Unrighteous Mammon

In Luke 16:9, Jesus says, “Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.”   This was a passage our family came along in family devotions, and it confused all of us. Obviously, it is inconsistent with Jesus’ holy character that he would encourage friendship […]

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The Sermon on the Mount

Outline XIII Fasting   Matt. 6:16-18—“Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you,They have their reward. But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; That thou ap­pear not […]

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Friends with the World

I received this question: “Would you kindly explain Luke 15:9. Are we to make friends with the world: or what?” REPLY. The Scripture passage referred to reads:   – “And I say unto you make to your­selves friends of the mammon of un­righteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.” It is […]

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