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"Seek Ye the Kingdom of God," Luke 12:13-34

Luke 12:13-34

This particular line of doctrine flies so much in the face of Babylon, but has particular significance for me, in establishing my life's mission. I had a particular obsession with money and the obtainment of it when I was a child. I remember at one point in my adolescence reading in the Sermon on the Mount:
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. (Matt 6:33, read also vs. 24-34) This passage of scripture here in Luke expounds in greater detail the passage found in the Sermon on the Mount from Matthew.

The Purpose of Life The Savior does not spell it out here, but in verse 15 of Luke 12, he does say what is not the purpose of life: "for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth" (emphasis added).

The message of the Savior in these verses is that we should not put our focus and emphasis on the acquisition of wealth, but rather on the building and establishm…