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The Hobbit: the Lure of Riches

In his book The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien's hero, Bilbo Baggins, must cross paths with a terrifying dragon named Smaug. But as Bilbo creeps into Smaug's ...


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Timeline Shows How Luxuries Become Necessities

A 2012 article from The Atlantic observed that over the past 100 years we have often turned yesterday's luxury products into today's necessities.

  • In 1900, less than 10 percent of families owned a stove, or had access to electricity or phones

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Man Finds Bag of Money and Temptation

How does temptation come? Sometimes with lots of warning and time to think, and we may succumb or resist after much deliberation. At other times temptation ...


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Two Friends Overcome Their Lifelong Envy of Each Other

I resented Billy Berger (I'm changing his name here) for four decades. Sometimes, in the earliest years, the resentment felt like it approached outright ...


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Tim Keller: We Can't See Our Own Greed

Some years ago I was doing a seven-part series of talks on the Seven Deadly Sins at a men's breakfast. My wife, Kathy, told me, "I'll bet that the week ...


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Thanking God for His Goodness Prevents Envy

"Envy is resenting God's goodness to others and ignoring God's goodness to me."


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TV Commercials Promote the Opposite Values of Jesus

The average American watches TV for nearly 30 hours per week. That's 65 days of nonstop TV watching every year. By the time they graduate from high school, ...


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Choosing to Live in Darkness

At first glance Steve and Kathryn's home might look like a dingy basement apartment. But then you notice that everything rests on crates. You see, Steve ...


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The Terrible Price of Sin

In his book Finishing Strong, Steve Farrar sums up well the terrible price of sin: "Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than ...


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Tolkien's Gollum Illustrates Well the Deformity Caused by Sin

Gollum. What a great name. Just from the sound of it, you can tell that it is attached to a ne'er-do-well.

Gollum is the slimiest character in J. R. ...


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