Devotional 84

Aug 18, 2014 1953

Calling together his friends and Zeresh his wife, Haman boasted to them about his vast wealth, his many sons, and all the ways the king had honored him and how he had elevated him above other nobles and officials” (Esther 5:10,11).

Wealth, power and prestige. These are the currency of every society where the values of Jesus Christ do not reign supreme  If Haman has given himself  to these tawdry values, so has his wife and all his friends.   Thus it is today.  The rich and powerful wallow in their excess—and they are given permission to do so by almost all of those who have  not enough. This is why the church is, and must  always be, exceptional.

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