How to Lose Your True Wealth

If you aspire to friendship with Christ, you will hate money and the gluttonous love of money; for money lures towards itself the mind of whoever loves it and diverts it from love of Jesus….

You should realize, however, that money is in fact disastrous to you, and the disaster will be all the greater because you will also lose your true wealth, God, without whom the life of salvation is impossible.

If you love money you do not love Christ….

– Nikita Stithatos, On The Inner Nature of Things, nos. 56 & 57.

Author: attycortes

Filipino lawyer, preacher, composer.

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