• Denying self to follow Jesus is in our self-interest.
  • Scarcity with covetousness leads to competition and conflict. Scarcity with contentment leads to compassion and generosity.
  • Wealth, imagined as an unscalable wall of protection, becomes, in reality, an unscalable wall of imprisonment.
  • Our priority should be to do the will of God, not to look for a political savior.
  • Will economic hard times bring us to a level of contentment that prosperity hasn’t?