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Money, Possessions, and Eternity

Money, Possessions, and Eternity
by Randy Alcorn
Paperback: Tyndale House Publishers (2003); 503 pages

About the Book
The result of extensive biblical study, Alcorn's work feels like a textbook on money, possessions, stewardship, and giving. Though its length is perhaps its most distinguishing feature, this book is also unique in its long-range perspective. Alcorn characteristically keeps his gaze—and therefore the eyes of his readers—on eternity.

The author's message is for both the very wealthy and the very poor: Our souls are immortal; our belongings are not. He rightly says that our spiritual condition can (and will) be gauged by our actions and attitudes regarding our possessions. As followers of Christ, we must remember that we cannot serve both God and money.

Alcorn challenges each of us to ask ourselves what, in the face of eternity, has been accomplished through our handling of our possessions. Our answer to that question will have direct bearing on our blessings in ...

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