We struggle with understanding and valuing the spiritual blessings God has given us.
- Luke 1:53
God has filled the hungry with good things. He sends the rich away empty handed. God pours his blessings with abundance. The physically rich do not have n advantage with God.
- Luke 6:20-26
If you are satisfied in this life you will be less likely to crave the God’s spiritual blessings.
- Luke 6:37-38
If you have a giving generous attitude you will receive God’s blessing.
- Luke 8:14
We can be choked with the physical and block out the spiritual.
- Luke 12:13-21
All our earthly possessions are not adding to our spiritual bank account. Where are our investments?
- Luke 12:33-34
Your heart is where you treasures are.
- Luke 14:12-14
Do things for people without expecting repayment. You are serving God and laying up treasures for yourself.
- Luke 16:1-13
Your physical possessions should be used to prepare for the future.
- Luke 16:19-31
This man was living in splendor everyday, but he had nothing in his relationship with God.
- Luke 18:18-27
Invest where you will spend eternity.
- Luke 19:1-10
The tax collector was ready to give up what the rich young ruler was not. The tax collector was truly transformed.
- Luke 21:1-4
The poor widow had great faith and gave all she had. Her heart was on the spiritual plane.
- James 2:1-7
Don’t be fooled by the world’s values. God chose the poor to be rich in faith.
- Rev. 2:9
This church was poor, but they were rich in spirit.
- Rev. 3:17-18
This church needed nothing physically, but was poverty stricken on a spiritual level.
Come to God through Jesus to build up true riches.
Robert Lee, 11-13-05, p.m.