Money does not equal contentment and death is inevitable. You can’t buy your way into satisfaction, and you can’t buy your way out of mortality.
Before any of the problems, Acts 2 describes the church as it was in the beginning. Acts 2:42-47 provides us with a simple formula to follow.
Once God decided to sovereignly choose a people for salvation, what did he have in mind for us? What did he expect? What’s the objective?
Wealth in a purely secular context leads to misery. The problem is that the secular mind assumes that wealth and joy invariably go together. They don’t.
The Lord’s Supper is not an empty ritual. The bread and the wine are intended to be vivid illustrations that direct our hearts to Christ.