Money is important in order to be able to eat, pay for a house, go to school, and get all the things we need, but it is not the most important thing in life.
Do you know why? Well, there are things that money cannot buy. For example, having Jesus as a friend, having a family, having friends, and being healthy is much more important than having money.
Jesus told the story of a rich man who had a great harvest. That rich man decided to tear down the barns he already had, because he wanted to build bigger barns to store in them the harvest and everything else, he owned.
Then he thought. I have many goods stored for many years; now I can it easy, eat, drink, and be merry.» But God said to him, «You fool! You will this very night. Then who will get everything you worked for?» (You can the story In Luke (12:16-21).
Jesus wanted to show us with this story that it isn’t good to accumulate wealth ana not snare it with others, because this life is very short.
What is the use of accumulating money and things so that nobody joys them? That’s what greed is: loving money above all, even God.
Jesus gets sad when we give more importance to money and the we have than to Him.
What can you do to avoid becoming greedy Write the answer in Prayer Journal.