Just re-read this post after reflecting on my post from earlier today. Well played, God, well played. I prayed this prayer, and it looks like God is answering it. Now I need to surrender my fear and realize He is with me as always.
Terrifying for wealthy and middle-class Americans, perhaps.
Terrifying because it flies in the face of conventional wisdom, what we’re told on TV and what we’re taught by our fathers and mothers.
Terrifying because it forces us to literally put our money where our mouth is. Read the verse below, then watch a short clip from Francis Chan here.
“Two things I asked of You,
Do not refuse me before I die:
Keep deception and lies far from me,
Give me neither poverty nor riches;
Feed me with the food that is my portion,
That I not be full and deny You and say, “Who is the Lord?”
Or that I not be in want and steal,
And profane the name of my God.” (NASB)
Two important things to note. First: This was not written by Solomon, the richest man of his time. Second, this person is not…
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