[The above is an abbreviated, postproduction text of the program released for broadcast the week of July 21–27 in the radio series, "The Bible Speaks to You." Heard internationally over approximately 1,000 stations, the weekly programs are prepared and produced by the Christian Science Committee on Publication, 107 Falmouth Street, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 02115.]

RADIO PROGRAM NO. 277 - What Are Your Most Valuable Resources? Part I

Announcer: Many people are inclined to classify themselves and others in terms of the things they own. Those who have many possessions are often known as haves, while those who feel they have relatively poor resources might describe themselves as have-nots.

Questioner: Most people, whether they consider themselves haves or have-nots or something in between, measure their worth by the number of things they own. But that's perfectly natural, isn't it?

Speaker: I think it's a natural human tendency. But doesn't it seem to you that this attitude misses the basic point given in the penetrating observation from Proverbs in the Bible (13:7), "There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches"?

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Words of Current Interest
July 29, 1967

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