teaches us not only that riches are to be despised, but that also they are
full of danger.
are the root of seducing evils and deceive the blind human mind by hidden
rebukes rich fools who think only of their earthly wealth and boast in the
abundance of their overflowing harvests.
says: "Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; then
whose shall those things be which thou has provided?"
fool was rejoicing in his supplies when he would die that very night, one
whose life was already failing was thinking about the abundance of his
the Lord tells us that those who sell all their possessions and distribute
them to the poor become perfect and complete. In so doing, they lay up
treasures for themselves in heaven.
says that those who follow Him...and aren't entangled by worldly
possessions...accompany their possessions which they send to God. For such a
reward let us all prepare ourselves, learn to pray, and discern from our
prayers what we should become...for He promises that all things will be
added to those who seek God' kingdom and righteousness.