Today’s passage says this: “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”
Most of the time people link this verse to money and the love of money. My brother, my sister, Throughout His ministry has Jesus been interested in money to speak about money? Serving two masters for Jesus has nothing to do with where your money goes. It is more about where your soul goes! Lets look into this closely.
Jesus says we can have only one master. Because we live in a mateialistic society where many people serve money, spending it on themselves or collecting and storing it only to die and leave it behind, their desire for money and what it can buy far outweighs their commitment to God. My friend, the Bible says: “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs” (1 Timothy 6:10).
My friend Jesus is not interested in your earthly possessions. In the contrary, He is concerned that you may become fascinated with material goods, lest they end up possessing you! In this verse, tje Lord is trying to tell us that our first loyalty should be to those things that do not fade, cannot be stolen by the devil, used up or never wear out. It is simple: either we store our treasures with God (Matthew 6:20-21), focus our eyes on Him (Matthew 6:22-23) and serve Him alone – or else we do not serve Him at all Where does your ultimate allegiance lie? That’s what this verse is all about. The Lord could have used another example: some people love their children or their spouse more than their money… and make them their God. Stay blessed in Jesus’ name.