Several years ago a farmer
increased his farm holding from 300 acres to 9,000 acres.
Everyone was proud of him and glad to see him
had a lovely family ~ two boys and a girl, and one of the
sweetest wives in the world. He was a leader in the church and
the family was very faithful. Needless to say, he became very
wealthy. Life was good.
responsibilities of the farm increased, his involvement with
the church decreased. Over time the entire family became
so involved with the farm and the wealth that they all
became unfaithful and placed the church on low priority in
The father died
and the children fought over the land, lost it, and spent all
Today, they have
very little to do with each other and have gone through
several difficult personal problems. Their mother died in
poverty and loneliness.
What good does
it do to gain the whole world and yet lose your soul and
those of your loved ones? What can the world give in place of
~Author Unknown to
"But seek ye
first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all
these things shall be added unto