Money Talks Essay

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Running Head: “MONEY TALKS” ESSAY 1 “Money Talks” Essay Tammy R. Mathews Liberty University “Money Talks” Essay Based on the definition in our textbook (Littlejohn & Foss, 2011, p. 19) I would argue that “Money Talks” does not fit the criteria for a theory. It is not "an organized set of explanations." It's simply an idiom or a metaphor -- maybe "loosely" considered a personal theory, but nothing close to the types of theories in our textbook. Literally, money does not talk; it has no such characteristics. However, the phrase “money talks” is based on the concept that money gives one power and influence to help get things…show more content…
Money can make a person do the wrong thing for the wrong reasons instead of doing the right thing. Sad to say, some people are heavily influenced by money in a lot of different situations. Sometimes people with lots of money feel they do not need God because their money gives them power and supplies their wants and needs. They could not be more wrong. ." Matthew 19:24 KJV reads, “And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. I Timothy 6:10 KJV reads, “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.” So it is important to acknowledge God in whatever situation you are in. Philippians 4:11-13 KJV reads, “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: everywhere and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” Therefore, no matter how much money a person may have and even though the phrase, “money talks” glamourizes rich people who have power and influence because of their money,
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