give up what you have
Closest related principles - Core Interrelations takenfrom interrelations below.
As you begin really hearing (understanding) God's message, He will enable you to hear more and more. If you're insensitive, you won't sense God, and His presence and way will not enable you. Giving helps you get out of yourself and become sensitive to others. Believing produces growing which produces believing, and on and on. This is the path which is opposite to separation from God and doom. When you get to keep what you want, you give up the rest
Give up having your closest relationships with family outside Christ, and be willing to suffer abuse and even death for Him, though this is difficult, or you can't be His disciple. (principles from LK14:25-35)
The rich will only enter the kingdom of heaven with great difficulty; it is hard to give away a large portion of your wealth (see also LK 19:1-10), (soften the heart and repent of that selfishness). God will bestow many blessings of heaven on those who give things up for Jesus' sake. And for those who get puffed up and think they are better than others, He will take action to help overcome this harmful problem. God will put us to work in fruitful ways and reward us after we are finished. Don't grumble against God's generosity toward other believers. (principles from MT19:15-20:16)
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