The Problem of Prosperity: Deuteronomy 8-9

Lord please remind us that all you have put in our hands belong to you and we have to steward for them humbly n w love. Amen.

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“Why is wealth a danger?”

Moses looks back in Deuteronomy, reviewing everything the LORD has done to bring the people to the edge of the Promised Land. Then he looks forward to warn them about the dangers they will face in their new home. One of the biggest dangers is prosperity.

Be careful that you do not forget the LORD your God, failing to observe his commands, his laws and his decrees that I am giving you this day. Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses and settle down,and when your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all you have is multiplied, then your heart will become proud and you will forget the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. Deuteronomy 8:11-14

Moses describes a progression, a downhill…

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