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prosperity2On riches, wealth and  prosperity, man thinks they are greatly to be desired and sought after and  praised, ………….

but God says the love of money is the root of all evil (1 Timothy 6:10) and “riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away” (Proverbs 23:5).

As for poverty, man thinks it is to be avoided at all costs, but God says it can be better than riches

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble with it.
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. Pro 15:16-17

Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.
Pro 19:1

Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him? Jas 2:5

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD” (Isaiah 55:8).