The Counterfeit Wealth

 


Can money and material things bring true happiness? Is your spending and lifestyle out of control and putting you into huge debt? What brings true happiness to a person’s life?
This book will help you discover where to find true contentment and joy.
 
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Lesson 1 — What Is Materialism?
  • A Godless Quest for Meaning
  • The Behavior of the Materialist
  • The Destructive Power of Materialism on a Global Scale
  • How to Solve This Dilemma
 
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Lesson 2 — The Look, History, and Purpose of Materialism
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL STUDY THE FOLLOWING:
  • The Modern Image of Success
  • A Brief History of Materialism
  • No Immunity to Materialism
  • Materialism’s Constant Pressure
 
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Lesson 3 — The Burden of Wealth
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL STUDY THE FOLLOWING:
  • The Burden of Wealth
  • Our Great Hope for Escape
  • What the Bible Tells Us About Materialism
 
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Lesson 4 — Handling Money God’s Way
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL STUDY THE FOLLOWING:
  • Putting God Before Money
  • Carefree Does Not Equal Careless
 
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Lesson 5 — The Bountiful Wealth of Giving
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL STUDY THE FOLLOWING:
  • You Seek What You Serve
  • The Inner Heart of the Joyful Giver
  • God—The Most Cheerful Giver
  • We Have the Cake—Can We Eat It Too?
  • Our Giving Will Not Fix Everything
 
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Lesson 6 — Treasures in Heaven
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL STUDY THE FOLLOWING:
  • Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled
  • The Handbook for a Carefree Life
 
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Lesson 7 — An Unpleasant Reality: Materialism in the Church
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL STUDY THE FOLLOWING:
  • A Possible Caveat
  • Origins of Materialism in the Church Body
  • Envy and Greed in the Modern Church Body: A
  • Notorious Cause of Division
  • Does God Care About Our Assets?
 
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Lesson 8 — The True Head of the Church: Accept No Substitutes
IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL STUDY THE FOLLOWING:
  • The World’s Claims against the Church End There
  • Why We Can Trust the Lord’s Perfect Nature
  • To Give Is to Receive
  • The Standard for an Unselfish Life
  • Be a Mary, Not a Martha: The Temptation to Do Too Much
  • More Scriptural Promises of Reward
  • The Good Side of Material Wealth: Not Evil in Itself
 
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Conclusion —Your Chance for an Easy Escape
 
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To Help You Learn -- Answers
 
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Answer Pages and Response Page
 
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