Poverty


Luke 12:13-34 Give Away Your Greed To Relocate Your Heart

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series The Gospel of Luke

Also Read: Exodus 16:1-26 2 Cor 8; 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19.   Fill in this blank: If I only had <blank /> I would be happy. Most people, when they hear that prompt are inclined to think of something financial. The extravagant may want millions, while the more practical may desire only enough to get by. Whatever financial condition we may find ourselves in, the Lord has something to say about it. The key to all of it is the question of “where does God fit into the mix?” What we do with money is ultimately not about money, it’s about God. Both lack of money and fullness of wealth form the backbone of Jesus’ instructions on money in the twelfth chapter of Luke.  Please stand with me as you are able and turn to the Gospel of Luke 12:13-35. Misusing Money We tend to think that money and worldly goods are for our benefit. But money is actually a tool which can either be used for our own glory or for God’s glory. What we do with money is ultimately not about money, it’s about God. The story begins with someone in the crowd asking Jesus to become an arbiter between he and his brother regarding inheritance. Now, there […]