February 12 – You Cannot Serve God And Mammon

Jesus Christ cautioned his disciples not to be involved in unjust riches, but they must seek pure wealth that glorifies God. Jesus said,

“who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much; and he who is unjust in what is least is unjust also in much. Therefore if you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? And if you have not been faithful in what is another man’s, who will give you what is your own? “No servant can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon” (Luke 16:10-13).



Lesson:

The pursuit of clean riches is not evil, but the pursuit of unclean riches is evil. Hence, Christians must not pursue riches at the expense of holiness. As children of God, we must evaluate our ambitions, and we must ensure that God’s rules are not violated. It is important to note that God keeps records of our activities, and he will duly reward us in this life, and in heaven also.

Prayer:

O my God, I want to be rich, but I do not want to go to hell fire! Help me to pursue clean riches, and let me honor you with my resources. Let me utilize my riches to serve you and meet other people’s needs. Do not let me be punished, but let me be duly rewarded on earth and in heaven also. For in the name of Jesus Christ, I make my requests. Amen.

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