NPR.org reports that nearly 44 percent of Americans don’t have enough savings to cover basic expenses for more than three months in the event of a financial emergency like losing a job or unexpected medical care. They further report that almost a third has no savings accounts at all. --Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
The Week, February 15, 2013 p. 32
The proverbs compare the lifestyles of the ant and the grasshopper. If we don’t prepare for the future, we cannot expect God to entrust us with the things of eternity.
Luke 16:11 (ESV) If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?