To the Rich and Famous: Break off Your Iniquity by Giving to the Poor

Part of the reason it’s hard for rich and successful people to enter into the kingdom of God is because they only repent partially. They don’t want to get rid of the money they made in unrighteousness, give it to the poor, and start over.
If you keep unrighteous money it’s not going to work for you in the long run. Give it to the poor and start over in God.
Daniel 4:27 Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you: break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the oppressed, that there may perhaps be a lengthening of your prosperity.”
This is a concept that’s not taught often in the body of Christ. We’d rather suck up to the rich and hope they pay tithes and use their influence and fame for our favor and legitimacy instead of fully repenting and giving it all up to the poor.
But it’s not only in Daniel, Jesus taught it in the gospels on several occasions. Zacchaeus proved his repentance by doing exactly this. James also taught this in chapter 5.

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