Rich Men, Bad Men; Poor Men, Hopeful Men
One will do usually anything to protect his own profits, assets, and money. But what the God wants men to do is do rationally and religiously anything to protect profits, assets, and love of the God.
Before the mankind was generated on the earth, the God existed in this universe. The mankind is in no position enough to claim their own rights over the will of the God.
The mankind belongs to God. The mankind is a creature of the God. The God can set any fate to the mankind. However, a man can deny existence of the God. A man can live without revering the God. A man can worldly succeed and get rich without faith in God. And if a man becomes rich, he or she can satisfy his or her desire.
But Christ Jesus gave a warning to wealth:
Luk 12:16 And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:In other words, Satan gives success, wealth, and money to those who sell their souls to Satan. But Satan cannot give life to any man. And the God can take away life from anyone at any time.
Luk 12:17 And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?
Luk 12:18 And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.
Luk 12:19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
Luk 12:20 But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?
Luk 12:21 So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.
And in the extension of this context, we may say that rich men are servants of Satan and poor men are loved by the God.
However, we may sometimes find honest and pious, although maybe just outwardly, people among rich men while we may often find mean and evil, although maybe due to extreme poverty or psychological confusion, men among poor people.
Yet, according to the teaching of the God, there is no chance for rich men to be saved as they belong to Satan. So, we may say at least that poor men are more hopeful than rich men in terms of salvation of their souls.
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Luk 10:30 And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
Luk 10:31 And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
Luk 10:32 And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side.