Often times the vision and plans we have will be altered by medical issues, career changes, market adjustments, and unforeseen family situations.
The world’s standards tell us to respect and honor wealth above everything, including God. If managed poorly, money can become our God.
The Mr. Jones’s of today will continue to look to the world’s standards by purchasing and obtaining the “in things” in hopes of filling their need for affirmation. In contrast, the rich man, aware he needed to be fulfilled with something more, approached Jesus asking for eternal life.
Wealth gotten by dishonesty will diminish, like a fleeting vapor it will disappear leaving him with nothing. This is the story of many who are rich today and tomorrow they are poor.