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The Love of Money.

................ 1 Timothy 6:10 ................ FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY IS "THE ROOT" OF ALL KINDS OF EVIL. Firstly let us look at the meaning of "ROOT," in the Hebrew. Result of search for "root": 6 'abad aw-bad' a primitive root; properly, to wander away, i.e. lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy):--break, destroy(- uction), + not escape, fail, lose, (cause to, make) perish, spend, X and surely, take, be undone, X utterly, be void of, have no way to flee. There are trees in India where they use the roots to make bridges and paths, quite amazing (see pix). Like these bridges and paths, they can lead us to wander away from the path of truth. The love of money can become a new lover and we lose ourselves, we can be broken and destroyed, where there is no escape. We can fail, lose, perish, and become utterly void of love and have no way to flee. The meaning of the word "ROOT" opens much understanding for us to be wise in our choice of a lover. Knowing where the love of money leads us. Reading on further in verse 10: “FOR WHICH SOME, BY LONGING FOR IT, HAVE STRAYED FROM THE BELIEF, AND PIERCED THEMSELVES THROUGH WITH MANY PAINS”. BE WISE IN HOW YOU SPEND YOUR TIME ON HIS EARTH BECAUSE WE HAVE TO GIVE AN ACCOUNT FOR EVERY WORD WE USE.

By Christopher Hilton . . .