Do you want to be rich in money?


It seems when you talk about money there is never enough.  The more you make the more you want and the more you spend.  I have never been hungry but I know some people that have.  Also, I never have been so rich that I didn’t need to worry about needing more.  What I am saying is that money has and can be a thing that you seek more than God.

It is funny that when you look at the rich movie stars or the poor homeless, you seem to see the same thing.  They both end up being miserable.  I guess if you do not focus on anything or if you focus on something too much, it can make you unhappy. It doesn’t seem to matter if you do or do not obtain it.  So what is important?

A sterling reputation is better than striking it rich; a gracious spirit is better than money in the bank.  The rich and the poor shake hands as equals—God made them both!  Proverbs 22:1-2 (MSG)

What is most important?  Is it a reputation, striking it rich, being gracious, or money in the bank?  Are all equal?

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