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Luke 6:20b, 24 Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation.
Compared to most of the other folks on the planet, I am sinfully rich. Is Jesus telling me to give it all up and empty my bank accounts? I don’t think so. I desperately hope not.
In the kingdom of God, perhaps every person has just what he or she needs, no more or no less. Let us seek to make it so here on earth and to put our faith not in wealth and treasure, but in Christ our Savior.
MOVING FORWARD: What consolations do you think the wealthy have already received? How does this make you feel?
Good Book Club Reading: Luke 6:1-26