It is reported that Abraham Lincoln once said, “You can see what God thinks of money when you see the people He gives it to.”

While we can recognize the humor in Lincoln’s statement, there is a sense in which most of us would be considered wealthy by the standards of the rest of the world. To whom much is given much is expected. So the issue is not how much you have, but what you are going to do with what you have.

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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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