I just traded in my VW for a Subaru. I saved money and miles in the process, but I'm still thousands of dollars in debt.

Cain's offering was not accepted by God because he offered it as if he was paying back a debt.

Perhaps many of us have a skewed understanding and practice of spiritual worship because we are so accustomed to paying back (or not paying back) our earthly debts. I certainly do not delight myself in writing out my car payment and mortgage checks, but, judging by where most of my money goes, I obviously worship my possessions to a certain degree.

Can you imagine the clarity and discernment of God's will we might have if we were free of debt and relied on fewer earthly possessions? Jesus clearly heard the Father's voice, and He had no place to rest His head. Jesus told the rich man to sell all he had. The disciples told the church to do the same thing. I don't know how this would work in America.

I won't say what kind of car Sean just bought.

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