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Christianityworks - January 14

  • 2018 Jan 14

The Rich Fool

by Berni Dymet     

Matt. 6:19,20  "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal.

We all love to have stuff.  I had a car once - years ago - it cost an absolute bomb.  But it was so nice.  Rich burgundy on the outside - and the softest leather you've ever felt on the inside.  I still remember sitting inside it when I took delivery, just drinking it all in ... the smell of the leather was intoxicating.

A few years later, the car was hit by a huge thunderstorm.  You should have seen it - that smooth, burgundy exterior was absolutely covered in hail damage.  And even after they fixed it - the back door leaked when it rained. 

By now - that car is in a wrecking yard somewhere - remember, it cost me a small fortune.    Nice things are … well, nice.  But they don't last.  And if we let them - our possessions end up possessing us. 

Eventually I figured out -I wanted something … something more, something that would last, something that would fill me up. 

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