“God’s help is worth far more to you than that,” said the holy man. 2 Chronicles 25:9 (MSG)
Over the past year I have observed a man who has a lot of money, but has very little peace. He appears to, materially, have everything he could possibly want; he seems to be void of what he spiritually needs. His portfolio must be in great shape; his family is in ruins.
I thought of this man as I read Amaziah’s story. The holy man’s message was really quiet simple. Don’t look for security in what you possess or own. Don’t trust in riches. It is a false sense of security. Don’t ask your bank account for that which only God can provide.
Today, I’m thinking about the areas of my own life where I place misdirected trust.
Lord, have mercy on me.Creative Commons photo courtesy of Flickr and tobanblack