Caution! Don’t Be a Rich Loser!

Once during Jesus’ earthly ministry, he asked what it profits a man to gain the whole world and lose his own soul. And in the gospel according to Luke. he gives an example of such a man. Jesus told the crowd to be on guard against covetousness: because one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. Then Jesus told this parable about a rich man, whose land had produced much, but he had nowhere to store his crops? Then note the rich man’s plans which did not include God: I will do this, I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store my grain and goods. And I will say to my soul I have sufficient goods laid up for many years; so I …