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Read Luke 12:32-40

Friday

Read Luke 12:32-40

32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the Kingdom. 33 Sell all your belongings and give the money to the poor. Provide for yourselves purses that don't wear out, and save your riches in heaven, where they will never decrease, because no thief can get to them, and no moth can destroy them. 34 For your heart will always be where your riches are.

35 “Be ready for whatever comes, dressed for action and with your lamps lit, 36 like servants who are waiting for their master to come back from a wedding feast. When he comes and knocks, they will open the door for him at once. 37 How happy are those servants whose master finds them awake and ready when he returns! I tell you, he will take off his coat, have them sit down, and will wait on them. 38 How happy they are if he finds them ready, even if he should come at midnight or even later! 39 And you can be sure that if the owner of a house knew the time when the thief would come, he would not let the thief break into his house. 40 And you, too, must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you are not expecting him.”

Good News Translation (GNT)
Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Think

Jesus invites us to sell all of our material possessions to share with those in need - and in doing so to gather treasures for ourselves in heaven.  What does your heavenly bank account look like?

Pray

Lord teach me to invest wisely in my heavenly bank account to know how to help and when to help those in need.  Let my giving and my kindness be in your service.

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