Saturday, June 10, 2017

Have childlike trust; get things in perspective

Morning: Psalm 55; Deuteronomy 29:2-15; 2 Corinthians 9:1-15
Evening: Psalm 104; Luke 18:15-35
Jesus teaches about the ‘Kingdom of God’; this is about being in good relationships with people now, not in some other-worldly future realm.  Child-like trust fosters good relationships.  Being unattached to wealth allows you to see everyone as your equal and potential friend.  But, as Jesus jokingly said, it is easier to get a camel through the ‘eye of a needle’ (this was a narrow opening into a public area where no camels could pass, only people) than to be aware of the dangers of riches. Wealth can damage relationships when we trust things more than people.


No comments:

Post a Comment