The father wept as his youngest son left home. His son had chosen material possessions over his family. The lure of having the best of everything and living high class was worth more to the son than the relationships that had taken a lifetime to cultivate.
Material possessions. Worldly goods. They had clouded this man’s vision.
It’s easy for us to see that from the outside looking in.
But what if we’re the ones being consumed? Have you taken a self-inventory lately?
The bible teaches that we are to set our affections on Him, not the things of the earth.
What drives you? Are you sacrificing something priceless for something that can be bought?