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Sermons about Fraud
The use of credit and debit cards increases during the Christmas holiday season, increasing the chances of criminals using that information for fraud. Family News speaks with a financial consultant who helps to target fraud for banks across the country, and he wants to help you spot and avoid the same schemes.
If the good news of Christmas is so good, why does John the Baptist sound like he's cursing his congregation? Clearly the road to joy passes through repentance and redemption.
Because people are often self-absorbed, the possibility of being taken advantage of financially is very probable. However, as believers in Jesus Christ, we are to not retaliate in anger when defrauded; but instead, be patient on the Lord...knowing that He sees all and knows all and that everyone will reap what they deserve--maybe in this life, but definately at the judgment seat of Christ. Above all, we ought to be in continual prayer for one another--in the good and bad times-- because prayer is the means of receiving God's transforming and healing power.
Jesus came as King to institute righteousness, prosperity and compassion in a world filled with oppression.
God's prohibition of stealing covers a great variety of sins, from robbery and burglary to embezzlement (including how we spend our time at work), fraud, enslavement, and robbing God. There is stealing in each of our hearts, and the root of it is our failure to trust in God's provision, and in our covetousness. In Christ, who died between two thieves, we find provision for forgiveness, and power to work faithfully for our provision and so that we may give to others.