I have been re-reading the record of the Rich Young Ruler and his obviously wrong choice. But it has set me to thinking.
No matter how much wealth he had, he could not --
ride in a car,
have any surgery,
turn on a light,
hear a pipe organ,
wash dishes in running water,
type a letter,
mow a lawn,
fly in an airplane,
sleep on an innerspring mattress,
or talk on the phone.
If he was rich, then what am I?
- William Boice
in The Christian Standard
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