Today's Verse: 1 Timothy 6:17

Friday, August 30, 2019

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
— 1 Timothy 6:17
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Thoughts on Today's Verse...

It is very easy to try and build our security around money, isn't it? But world catastrophes, economic collapses, embargoes, pandemics, and natural disasters can wipe out the basis of our security in a heartbeat if it is placed in earthly wealth or physical things. If our hope is in God, we get to share the bounty of his blessings in the world around us with the assurance that what is most important in our lives cannot be taken from us!

My Prayer...

Faithful and loving God, I am so thankful that you are the one in whom I can find my identity, values, hope, security, and future. You have blessed me in so many ways, so please continue to help me as I'm working to place my complete trust in you and not earthly wealth or possessions. To you belong all glory and praise, now and forever. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.

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Illustration of 1 Timothy 6:17 — Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.