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The Snares of the World and the Gift of God

Brothers and sisters who find themselves impoverished should celebrate the fact that they have risen to this height – 10 and those who are rich that they are brought down low, since the rich will disappear like a wild flower. 11 You see, the rich will be like the grass: when the sun rises with its scorching heat, it withers the grass so that its flower droops and all its fine appearance comes to nothing. That’s what it will be like when the rich wither away in the midst of their busy lives.

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