He gave customers new and better ways to think about problems and how to solve them, often time before they realize it by themselves.
In front of him sat a long bench, one of five stretching the length of the room, before which sat scores of other elves shackled as he was.
God is able to keep those He saves from following.
Yet they all claim to follow Jesus Christ or base their Protestant faith in Him alone!
You can get some of them for free on the new iBooks APP, just look it up.
Then there's folks who false profess to be saved who've placed their full trust in Jesus Christ, fully surrendering and making a commitment to serve God; but they've never addressed the sin question.
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
Practicing minimalism like you mentioned was super important!