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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Share Your Wealth With Your Less Fortunate Brethren

"Command those who are rich in this present world
not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth,
which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God,
who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds,
and to be generous and willing to share.
In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves
as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they
may take hold of the life that is truly life."

1 Timothy 6: 17- 19

Let us make ourselves channels of God's blessings to our less fortunate brethren, not withholding the help that we can extend to them. Our treasures are not of this world but in the kingdom of God where our reward for our good deeds await us. Freely give as we have freely received from the Lord.

Give Thanks

Tags: God, Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit, Wealth, True Riches, Share Our Blessings, Brethren, Give Thanks

Posted by:Mel Avila Alarilla


Priya Joyce said...

very rightly said these days people do put their trust in wealth than in God and that is disgusting.
well said!!

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Priya Joyce,
You are young yet your words speaks of wisdom beyond your age. Praise be to our Lord who has given you such wisdom to give glory to His name and bear much fruit. Thanks for your visit and inspired comments. God bless you always my young friend.

caca said...

it's hard not to get attached with wealth or put it money when it allows us to be more superior than others. but as it is money goes. And are we less of a man when it does?

The Link Back Project said...

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Christina the coffee lady said...

Just out circle surfin' ~ have a great day!

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Caca,
The Bible never said that wealth is evil. What it says is, "For the love of money is the root of all evil." And also, "where your treasure is, there will be your heart also." We are just stewards of God's wealth in this world. If we use such wealth to persecute and oppress others then we will reap God's justice against us. But if we use God's wealth to further His kingdom on earth, then we will reap more blessings to be a blessing to others. That is why great philanthropists are blessed even more by the Lord because they become channels of His divine blessings to the world. Thanks for the visit and comments. God bless you always my young friend.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi The Link Back project,
Thank you so much for linking me. I will reciprocate your gesture. Thanks again and God bless you always.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Christina The Coffee Lady,
Thanks for your visit. I appreciate that. God bless you always.

Noelevz said...

This is sad but truly happening to the world around us.

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Noelevz,
Thanks for your visit and comments. Truly, the rich must learn to share their wealth with their less fortunate brethren. After all, they cannot carry their riches beyond the grave. Thanks again and God bless.

Bingkee said...

All I can say "Amen, Alleluia." This is my prayer everyday, "Bless me oh Lord so I can bless others."

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Bingkee,
Yes, it is always wonderful to say such kind of prayer. The Lord will surely bless us if we open up and be a channel of His divine blessings to others. Thanks for you visit and inspired comments. God bless you always my friend and may the Lord grant you your wish to have a baby.