Two main things that Jesus said. #1) Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon Earth. and #2) Sell what you have and give alms. And these two commands, if we boil it down to plain English, what do we have? We have Jesus saying don’t accumulate wealth on this earth…..
One reason for change, and it’s used in society, is if structure reflects values, and values shift, structure shifts. And you see that all through time. There’s this constant shifting of both the structure and the values.
….I’d say, “Our problem is we don’t know what is witchcraft and what is not witchcraft. We don’t know.” But I’ve changed my mind. I don’t believe that anymore. You know what our biggest problem is? We don’t care.
Too often, the way we approach life, differs very little from that of my neighbor. We tell each other by our lifestyle that we do believe more is better. Can we take and hoard our material possessions, wring a little bit of tribute out of them, and hope to go away unscathed? But we’re doing it! And too many of our children, disullusioned by what passes (as) Christianity are walking out the door!