Is It Wrong to Want Wealth?

I recently realized that one of the reasons I’m not yet wealthy is that I have never wanted to be. Not that God doesn’t want to bless me, not that Nigeria is hard, just that I never opened myself up to wealth.

Do you really want to be wealthy? This sounds like a question to which most people would answer yes. Without thinking about the question I would answer yes, too.

Only upon recent introspection did I realize that my relationship with money was not exactly healthy.

It just didn’t feel right to want lots of money. It felt unspiritual, like serving mammon. Continue reading…

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2 thoughts on “Is It Wrong to Want Wealth?

  1. Not wrong to desire wealth at all. Abraham was extremely wealthy. Solomon literally had wealth thrust upon him by God Himself. We actually have 2 mindsets concerning money. We either don’t want it because it’s ‘mammon’ or we want it just for ourselves to squander. There’s a balance. Our money/wealth is for the kingdom as well.

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