Can a wealthy person make it into heaven?

wealthyDo wealthy people have a chance for salvation? Is it true that wealthy people won’t make it to heaven because their wealth is their god? 

The answer is yes, it is possible for a rich man to be saved by grace, just as all men may be saved. The Scripture includes numerous accounts of men who had wealth and yet who also followed the Lord faithfully.

Perhaps the best example of a believer who was wealthy is Abraham (e.g., Genesis 12). The Bible testifies he had many sheep, oxen, donkeys, camels, and servants, and yet he was called the father of faith.

Wealth in and of itself is not evil. The Bible says the love of money is the problem. In 1 Timothy 6:10, Paul says this: Continue reading