I’m reminded of an airplane flight I took some years ago. I was sitting in first class and the two men across the aisle were discussing how they were going to become filthy rich.
One of the men noticed that I had more than a passing interest in their conversation. He directed his comments at me and inquired, “Do you want to be filthy rich too?” I said, “No, I don’t want to be filthy at anything.”
Then I quoted Proverbs 10:22:
“The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.”
I said for me to be filthy would be sorrowful.
The man said “You must be one of those name it and claim Christians.”
I said if it’s in the Bible I will name it and claim the promise as mine.
He said, “Don’t get me wrong, I’m a Christian.” Then he quoted Psalm 118:24 which says: