Discover a simple prayer with life-changing potential for our hectic times:
“Give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread” (Proverbs 30:8).
This heartfelt, unexpected request from a little-known biblical author named Agur is the only prayer in all of Proverbs, yet it contains surprising insights for living with purpose and satisfaction.
Life in the twenty-first century is way out of balance, careening between extremes. Too many individuals, families, churches, and communities are trapped by the conflicting desire to live simply or accumulate wealth. So, this humble prayer has larger-than-life implications. We can achieve soul-satisfying equilibrium in our jobs, personal ministry, and relationships. Open your heart to Agur’s wit and wisdom and you can learn to
• escape imbalance
• overcome fear of failure and eliminate envy
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