The Third Conversion
By: Rick Boxx
June 14, 2012
Martin Luther said, “There are three conversions necessary to every man; the head, the heart and the purse.” For some, releasing control over their possessions is difficult, including many business owners.
Some entrepreneurs proclaim their Christianity, but when one inspects their business, tangible evidence may be lacking.
In Matthew 18 Jesus knew the rich young ruler was struggling with the third conversion. He told him, “You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me. When he heard this, he became very sad, because he was very wealthy.”
If you struggle with control issues, try trusting God with all your possessions. Acknowledging God’s role in your business’ mission and giving generously may be a start.
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