Devotional: Truth Over Lies W5D1


Week 5- Lies About Happiness

Monday – Money Brings Happiness

Read: Ecclesiastes 5:10; Hebrews 13:5
SOAP: Hebrews 13:5

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Hebrews 13:5


In 1989, the American duo, Callaway, released the song, “I Wanna Be Rich,” which reached #2 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles Chart.  Apparently, the song struck a chord with its listeners.

We like to believe the lie that money brings happiness.  However, there

King Solomon, the wealthiest and wisest king of Israel, said in Ecclesiastes 5:10 that the person who loves wealth will never be satisfied.  How much do you rely on money for your own satisfaction?

Father God, thank You for Your provision.  Forgive me for the times when I think that what You provide is not enough or when I want more than what I have.  Help me to realize You are all I need.  I pray that You will give me the right perspective when it comes to wealth.  In Jesus’ name, Amen.