Contributed by Joel Santos on Jul 18, 2007
The rich man prided himself on his intelligence, his success, his efficiency and foresight. He had plans to ensure his comfort for years. But God calls him a ’fool’.
The Rich Fool
Jesus is preaching mainly about the Pharisees (see 11 :37, 45;12:1). Suddenly a man shouts out from the crowd. ’Tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me,’ he calls out. While Jesus is preaching, the man is thinking about a family quarrel in which his