Follow the Money?

They say to find out who is behind an idea or organization, just follow the money. Who is paying for it? Who is getting paid?

Everyone is said to have a price, some low, some very high, but there comes a time in life when all the money and gold in the world is not enough. What will a man give to preserve his life? We labor all our life, we gain some, we lose some, some gain more than others, but in the end all is lost no matter how much we had gained. Jesus points this out in the book of Luke:

Luke 12:13  And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me. 14  And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you? 15  And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. 16  And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: 17  And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits? 18  And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods. 19  And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. 20  But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided? 21  So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

In another place in the bible, the price of gold falls to a new low: Ezekiel 7:18  They shall also gird themselves with sackcloth, and horror shall cover them; and shame shall be upon all faces, and baldness upon all their heads. 19  They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

Can there be something more precious than gold and other things? What do we love more, life? This life? Jesus asks a question in Mattthew 16:26  For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? 27  For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

If we follow this, we find that your human soul is the most valuable thing to you in the end, But what does God think of it? In the book of John, Jesus gives the answer: John 3:14  And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: 15  That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. 16  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17  For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. 18  He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. 19  And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. 20  For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. 21  But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

So, my friend, if you follow the LOVE here, it will lead you to the CROSS on which the Son of God was lifted up to die for this sin cursed world. God thought enough of YOU the send the Very Best! Ask God for Salvation Today! It is HIS Free gift to you. Your sins which are many, believe it or not, will all be washed away, and you can start life anew. All Free for the asking!

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