Re: Verse reading–Luke 16:19-31 (day seven)
“One thing you still lack; sell all that you possess and distribute it to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.” But when he had heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich. -Luke 18:22-23
“For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.” -Luke 18:25
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs. -1 Timothy 6:10
A simple concept exceedingly complex in practice. Amoral monies unwittingly transform us into nasty devils. With $3 in our bank account we battle pride, greed, gluttony, and selfishness in a single second. This whiff of independence causes most to fall, all the while Jesus whispers
Be on guard
affluence is steering you away
from your God.