Who, or what, are you living for? Christians should care about what Christ thinks more than what others think. Christians should value what Christ values more than what this world values. Christians are called to operate out of love for Christ.
Whenever life becomes about our image in the sight of others, we are in danger of committing idolatry. Life is not about impressing people and trying to satisfy our personal pride.
Money cannot buy health, real love, or preserve us from the sorrow of death. Security founded on material things is doomed for failure.
Are you practicing the biblical wisdom that it is better to give than to receive? Are you finding that true wealth is found in friendship with God and people? If you are not content today, seek a deeper fellowship with God and find whatever means possible to bless somebody else. You might be surprised how quickly your feelings change.
Dear Jesus, thank you for becoming poor so that we might be rich. Help us today to be grateful for all that we have in you. Lord, lead us in finding ways to serve others. Amen.