Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 19, 2019
The teaching here is two-fold: contentment versus greed and instructions to the rich. The common bond is the purpose of blessing and contentment with provision for the greedy and for the rich.
A. Opening illustration: Contentment in wedding vows, “for richer or for poorer,” 80% 5.6 billion people live on less than $10/day ($3650/yr), half are less than $2.50/day ($912/yr). US poverty line is over $12K/yr, 4X the global rate, 44 million people. 20% of Troup Co. below poverty line, 13,510