We as believers must see our position in life in the view of, Christ and eternity.  If we see our economic condition as lowly and poor, we are very much likely to become malcontents. Complaining or moaning about how the guy across the street has more than we do. We would become likely to pursue the things that we would think might make us happy, when in the end they would lead us to ruin. Rather we must keep our eyes fixed on our position in Christ.  Whatever you’ve attained in life. Whatever you’ve “As a follower of Christ, As a Christian, weather you’re rich or you’re poor, you must experience and exalt in Christ.” We must experience Christ and exalt in Christ. Another way to say this might be this, Though this world is tough, or though you have it pretty good here, there is a better place with Christ. That place is our home. That place is our identity. That place holds our reward. been given. Whatever you’re good at or esteemed for in your education or abilities, you are a servant of Jesus Christ. Exalt in your position as one who needs Jesus. You’ll never work your way into heaven by doing or giving away your wealth.  The amount of your wealth is not the point. Faith is. Who do you serve. Who do you say your master is?

V.12

“Blessed is the man who perseveres under trials, because when he has stood the test, he

will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.”

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