5 Let your manner of living be without covetousness, and be content with such things as ye have. For He hath said, "I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee";
"Covetousness" is a problem of the heart and mind. It's one of the sins that has to do with how you see God, yourself and other people. Jealousy, vanity, self concern are out of place making the Christian easy pickings for the world, the devil and the flesh.
6 so that we may boldly say, "The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me."
7 Remember those who have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the Word of God. Follow their faith, considering the outcome of their manner of living.
8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.
Chris grew up in TX, NV and Los Angeles CA. He went to law school at Trinity before theological studies at Trinity Graduate School (TEDS-TGS) in Chicago and then Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. He grew up mainly Southern Baptist but his father was early on a Pastor...