How Can I Be Free from Materialism? // Ask Pastor John

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Desiring God
11 Aug 2020

For many Western Christians, materialism has transformed our wants into needs and distorted our view of biblical Christianity. How can we be free?

The comforts and wealth of our Western world can be a blessing. And they can become a deadly curse too. So how can we be freed from the clutches of Western materialism? It’s a question Pastor John took up in a sermon 27 years ago on Hebrews 10, a chapter with an incredible text in verse 34, which says, “You joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had a better possession and an abiding one.” Hebrews 10:34 is a text with key lessons relevant to all of us today who live in the Disneyland of Western affluence.

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