There’s a double whammy today. God speaks with us through Paul’s message in 1Timothy as well as through Jesus’ teaching in Luke. In 1Timothy 6:6-19 Paul warns against the relentless pursuit of riches, emphasized by the statement “the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil and in their eagerness to be rich some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains” (6:10). To counteract this wealth-sickness, Paul encourages spiritual riches, which involves perceiving our eternal life in heaven as the true wealth. Paul also admonishes those rich in this world to be cautious and humble, to “storeRead More →