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The wisdom of God is that you may give.
The Burgundy Canal (Canal de Bourgogne)
I surrender - Hillsong live (Cornerstone 2012 dvd album)
The kingdom’s laws and worldly laws are parallel
Giving is the wisdom of God. The reason we are born again is so that we can operate from God’s laws. We have been born not of this world anymore. We are operating from the laws of God. We are trained to function like people from that kingdom; the kingdom of God. You operate the wisdom of God when you are operating in line with God's kingdom, otherwise you operate in line with the worldly kingdom, which is idle and void. The laws of the kingdom of God states that you should give if you expect to receive. The laws of the kingdom of this world are that you should acquire as much wealth as possible. People operating under the wisdom of God find it easy to give. These are therefore the group you should spend your wealth with. You will never be disappointed with them in case you in future require their help. Those operating under God’s kingdom know that the reason one labors is so that they can be able to give. When you spend all on yourself as the young man did, no one will be at liberty to give you anything when you are finally broke.
Close-up of an exemplar of Galapagos lava lizard
Adele - When we were young (Live at the church studios)
Seek help where you spend your wealth
The wisdom of God is that you may give. The young man spent all his wealth with prostitutes, con-men and swindlers. The expectation of these groups of people is that all the wealth be transferred to them. They believe that all the wealth belong to them. On the contrary if he would have tithed and gifted the house of God, as well as helped out the poor with this wealth, then he would have had somewhere to run to in time of trouble. Surely a pastor will not let a church sponsor suffer. If you spend all your wealth at local beer joints, then as soon as you are broke people will advise you to seek help from where you stored your treasure; the bar. This is where, it is assumed, all your friends are. You spent everything you had with them and on them. They surely should be at liberty to reciprocate. The reality, however, is that this group of people will never listen to your pleas. The young man longed to be allowed to feed on the filth of swine but even this was forbidden of him. They are a stingy lot who have no word as giving in their vocabulary of words.