Rich Man, Poor Man
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Rich Man, Poor Man

From Series: Faith That Works, Volume 1

James 1:9-11  (ID: 2560)

We can easily reinforce what our culture says about the rich and the poor rather than offering a distinctly Christian alternative. Alistair Begg shows how the book of James offers wisdom on the rich and poor that is both right and radical. Wealth poses unique dangers, but the Christian can find security in the riches of Christ.


9Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, 10and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass3 he will pass away. 11For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.

Copyright © 2020, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.