What Do You Say to the Nice Millionaire Man?


What do you do with a Muslim millionaire who helps people in a positive way?

How do you treat him?

What do you say to him?

Can you expect to see him at the table when you arrive HOME?

I'm neither Muslim nor a millionaire but I can wear the headgear.

Two things to note.

First, no matter how helpful his advice or action, no matter how “good” he appears in the eyes of others, he is lost and therefore dead in the eyes of the ONE.

Second, no matter how I might view his lifestyle or judge his choices, he does not roam beyond the boundaries of the ONE’s love or of His search for the lost.

Let me simplify and clarify.

1)      Without Jesus Christ, he is lost and dead.

2)      The love of God searches for just such a lost lamb as he.

Our Elder Brother said, “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost” (Luke 19:10 NIV).

So what do you do with a Muslim millionaire who helps people in a positive way?

How do you treat him?

What do you say to him?

Note: I’m mulling a thought over in a public forum and invite you to pull alongside and mull with me this week. Feel free to comment below. Each comment becomes an invitation for others to join our conversation.

About tnealtarver

I've traveled and spoken around the world but always love to come home. There I eat exceptional meals, drink coffee to my heart's content, and get loved like nowhere else on earth. I believe a community centered in Christ should be all that and so much more.
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3 Responses to What Do You Say to the Nice Millionaire Man?

  1. Mary Jeffries says:

    How would Jesus see him? What would Jesus say to Him? Would our Elder brother see a Muslim millionaire or a lost soul? How did Jesus respond when HE walked this earth? I believe that is the basis for how we should respond. And no, I don’t know all the answers, so please share your thoughts. Mary J

    • tnealtarver says:

      I think we get an idea of how Jesus would speak or act when we look at the Syrophonecian woman or the one from Samaria. Both were foreigners. And then there was the “rich young ruler.”

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