All posts tagged: entertainment

What goes in, Comes out

Tonight, the Season Premiere of most Fall TV Shows begin. I want to take the time, in this post, to encourage smart choices in what we watch this Fall. It is imperative that we avoid the seduction and not fall into sin this Fall by what we watch on TV. We must do everything to avoid the very appearance of sin and evil. Remember, whatever goes in will eventually come out. Above all else, we must guard our hearts, so that they stay tender toward the Lord. Time is very precious, therefore, don’t waste it. There is nothing wrong with watching TV, but the 5 to 7 hour the average American puts into it, and the wrong kinds of programs, can sap all of one’s energy for spiritual things, dry up one’s spirit, and lead to all kinds of temptations. Let common sense and the word of God guide us in our choices of what to watch. Also let us be responsible with the time He has given us as well. Here are a few verses from …

Steal my Show – go ahead take it away!

If You wanna steal my show, I’ll sit back and watch You go If You got somethin’ to say, go on and take it away Need You to steal my show, can’t wait to watch You go So take it away My life My friends My heart It’s all Yours, God Take it away My dreams My fears My family My career Take it away Take it away It’s all Yours, God Take it away Take it away It’s You I wanna live for  

Can money buy happiness?

In this talk, Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness — when you don’t spend it on yourself. I think you will find the talk interesting, but what I would like for us to consider and comment on is Michael’s phrase “money can buy you happiness.” What does the Bible teach about happiness? What do you think, as a believer about the subject “If you think money can’t buy happiness, you’re not spending it right,” Norton said. “You should stop thinking about which product to buy for yourself, and try giving some of it to other people instead.” “The reason that money doesn’t make us happy is that we’re always spending on the wrong things, and in particular that we’re always spending it on ourselves,” he said. Norton said that in numerous studies, “people who spent money on other people got happier; people who spent money on themselves, nothing happened. It didn’t make them less happy; it just didn’t do much for them.” Is it a sin to be rich? …