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The Root of All Evil - by Michael Phillips
Ecclesiastes - Part 7
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Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:9
Oct 02, 2011 am - I don't watch a lot of news on TV, but when I do, I try to avoid two channels: MSNBC and FOX. The former is slanted sharply to the left; the latter leans just as far to the right. One is a spokesman for liberal Democrats; the other is a mouthpiece of conservative Republicans. The problem I have with the networks is simply this: both find the root of all evil in the personalities and policies of the other party. If you listen to one, you'd think: The root of all evil is Barack Obama, or The root of all evil is the jobs stimulus package. If you tune in the other, you'll find: The root of all evil is Sarah Palin, or The root of all evil is deporting illegal immigrants. But, if you read the Bible, you'll see the problem is much deeper and wider than one person or one party or one political stance. The root of all evil-1 Timothy 6:10 teaches us is- The love of money. Is this a partisan issue? We pretend it is, as though only Republicans are greedy or no one but a Democrat is selfish, but we all know better. The love of money is a human problem, rooted deeply in every heart and spread out over time and space. The Preacher saw it in his life; we see it in ours; our great grandchildren ... More >>>

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