Farmers use their barns to give shelter to animals, store their crops and keep their farm equipment. Our Bible Reading today is another story that Jesus told His disciples. This story is about a rich man. His land produced so well that he didn’t have enough space to store his crops. So the man decided to tear down his barns and build bigger barns. But God said to the man (verse 20), “Foolish man! Tonight you will die. So what about the things you prepared for yourself? Who will get those things now?”
Did Jesus mean that people should not build barns? No! In this story, Jesus was talking about people who are greedy and always want more. We should not spend our time trying to get more money and things. Instead, we should use our time building our relationship with God and doing good things for others.
Thank God today for helping you wait patiently for Jesus.