The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
PRO 13:8 The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor
heareth not rebuke.
PRO 13:9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the
wicked shall be put out.
PRO 13:10 Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is
PRO 13:11 Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that
gathereth by labour shall increase.
PRO 13:12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire
cometh, it is a tree of life.
King James Bible