I Kings 17:10-16; Psalms 146:7-10; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44
We’ve all seen the latest and greatest “get rich quick schemes” circulating the Internet, or making the rounds of the late-night infomercials. With the possible exception of some sermons (not mine, of course), listening to someone spouting mindless claims like these is probably the best-known cure for insomnia. But what if I told you this morning that I have a simple, surefire method, guaranteed to put more money in your pocket? What if I told you from this pulpit, that I have the scientific evidence to prove it? Wouldn’t that get your attention — wouldn’t that wake you up? So listen closely: If you want to make more money, MARRY THE RIGHT PERSON!
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have reported that, in their words, “people with relatively prudent and reliable partners tend to perform better at work, earning more promotions, making more money, and feeling more satisfied with their jobs.”
And that’s true for both men and women. According to the researchers,…