“Then [Jesus] said to them, ‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.'” Luke 12:15
Something to keep in mind – that we are not defined by how much we have, but by who we are in Christ.
A good thing to think about when you are tempted to buy that new high definition TV, a new camera, or some other “possession”. It can be so easy to buy things to feel good, and to equate things or possessions with a happy life. In the end, the the “possessions” can actually end up possessing us, and won’t give us an enduring happiness or peace. Only God can do that.
There is an old saying that the one with the most toys when they die wins. The truth is much different. Those who are possessed by their creator are more likely