ChristMAsTERIALISM

A spread in a recent TIME magazine illustrates a striking contrast:Contrast

Related, here are four questions John Wesley posed about spending money:

  1. In spending this money, am I acting as if I owned it, or am I acting as the Lord’s trustee?
  2. What Scripture requires me to spend this money in this way?
  3. Can I offer up this purchase as a sacrifice to the Lord?
  4. Will God reward me for this expenditure at the resurrection of the just?
[source: Randy Alcorn, Money, Possessions and Eternity, p. 152.]

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