The Advent Review and Sabbath Herald, November 29, 1853
Publishing Committee: Joseph Bates, J.N. Andrews, Joseph Baker
Editor: James White
LET every one consider that the mind of man is no more satisfied with much than it is with little; and therefore the desire of having brings the mind to a perpetual agitation,
- That covetousness is the root of all evil, [1 Timothy 6:10;] from hence come wars, hatred, enmity, seditions, and innumerable evils, which turn away the mind from spiritual things, and from God.
- That he consider the shortness of his life, and that no man’s life consisteth in the abundance of his riches, as our Saviour admonisheth. Luke 12:15.
- That he trust in God, who feedeth the sparrows and the young ravens.
- That he is a steward, and not a lord of temporal riches.
- That he set before his eyes the example of Christ, and all holy men, who despised earthly riches, to be richer in God.
- That he remember it was spoken by our Saviour, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Acts 20:35.
- That the best riches are treasures in heaven. Matthew 6:20.