Luke 12:48 “For everyone to whom much is given, from him much will be required; and to whom much has been committed, of him they will ask the more”.
I have been given much. I am not rich by American standards, but by the standards of humanity, I live in luxury.
I have been educated by great Bible teachers for nearly 30 years, via books, Christian radio, and conferences.
I have multiple Bibles, and scores of Bible commentaries, along with expensive Bible software for my computer.
My clothes don’t wear out. They go out of style, and I have to give them away.
I live in a country where it is still legal to speak of Jesus in public.
I have health care coverage, and I never go hungry.
I have never been hit or kicked because of my faith in Christ. No one that I know has been assaulted for their faith in Jesus. No one that I know has had their property confiscated, or been put into prison.
I am no Bible scholar, but I am probably better educated than most Third World pastors and church leaders.
I probably waste more money in a month than some people earn in a month.
I have been given much, and so have you.