There is one who makes himself rich, yet has nothing; And one who makes himself poor, yet has great riches (Proverbs 13:7, NKJV). For those who have gained maturity in life (regardless of their age) this is something that can be seen a “mile away.” How often is it that we read of a person who “made it big” only to hear, read, or see later that they crashed hard? Then, when they speak of their crash we learn it is related to loneliness (emptiness), poor decisions, bad influences, and the false sense of security in material wealth. On the other hand, the one who is poor in spirit (Matthew 5:3) is much more inclined to turn to Him who is wealthy beyond one’s comprehension (cf. John 10:10). Wealth to this “poor” one is not measured in material possessions, but in something that is immeasurable (cf. Ephesians 1:3; 3:20-21).