... Jerusalem ... 22 Just as the new earth and the new heavens will endure by my power, so your descendants and your name will endure ... Isaiah 66 (GNT), 18 ... Jerusalem will be rebuilt, and its PALACE restored. Jeremiah 30:18 (GNT)

07
September
2011

"Get rich, or die trying"?!

To Quote the American artist 50 Cent. How many people, including Christians, are busy doing just that? Although the rich and famous do give to charity - for image sake?! - they remain at their position in their ranking lists. A sign that there seems to be a pressing need to keep the money coming in while sharing relatively less and less with others.

Now listen, you rich people, …

… weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. 3 Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days.

The consequences for those who depend on these people for their livelihood,

4 Look! The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty. 5 You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter. 6 You have condemned and murdered the innocent one, who was not opposing you.
James 5:1-6 (NIV)

A few questions ...

Author: © Mrs A. vd Laan-LeitoPosted in: Opinion