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. Olusola says:

    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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