. Jesus often talks about money matters because money matters.
. About two thirds of His parables are about money.
. One of them is ” the parables of the rich fool”.
Those who are intelligent can be rich but in this parable Jesus is talking about a Rich Fool ( a person who act unwisely or imprudently or a silly person) Psalm.14:1″ further elaborated the spiritual definition of a fool.
Mark.4:26-29 The farmer who sprayed seed on his farm , and the next day the seed sprouts and grow and produces crop and the farmer doesn’t know how a seed grows and produces crop why he was asleep, then he says all is mine How can you claim what you don’t know how it sprout? Is God who made such possible and all belongs to God.
Deuteronomy 24:19-22. After the harvest the left overs are for the poor but a rich fool will go back and scrabble on the left overs because in his mindset all belongs to him.
All makes me secure: Acts12:21-23. (Herod Agrepper 3) was extremely blessed with success and was reveille and worshipped by the people but at the peak of his success he was struck with an incurable illness and died. In his mindset he was secured with his success. But failed to realize is only God that makes us secured.
Gods evaluation on this Man.(Ecclesiastes 4)
1. All comes from God, all is because of God.
2. All belongs to God.
3. Enrich your life in God( be rich towards God)
When God blesses you financial don’t raise your standard of living , raise your standard of giving.