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Wisdomfied part 19-Wealth and Poverty

Prepare Your Heart: Read Matthew 19:16-22.Are you rich?Do you grieve over what God asks you to give for his kingdom?


Today we are starting a new section of our study in wisdom in the Proverbs on economic well-being.Today we will focus on wealth and poverty.How would you define being rich today?A millionaire?A billionaire?Making over $100,000 a year as a household?Do you think you are rich or poor?I live in America and would consider myself “middle class” based on my income and assets. Though I might not think of myself as a rich person, I really am when I compare myself to the rest of the world.Here is statistics from 2010 that I got from this website: http://www.globalissues.org/article/26/poverty-facts-and-stats:


80% of the world population lives on less than $10 a day.


That’s less that $300 dollars a month.If you have extra food at the end of the day, you’re rich.If you have savings accounts, you’re rich.If you have a house with more than one room, you’re rich.If you have a cell phon…