What I do with my wealth can be an indicator of my soul’s condition. “A good person leaves an inheritance for his children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.” (22) Simpler words are, “Am I selfish?” If I am selfish then what do I cherish? The righteous treasure their grandchildren. The sinner treasures wealth and money even more than themselves. The righteous prepare for their young treasures. The sinner will lose their treasure though they prepare it for themselves. The rich soul does not help themselves. The poor soul will have nothing in the end.
Job agrees, “Here is the fate God allots to the wicked, the heritage a ruthless man receives from the Almighty… Though he heaps up silver like dust and clothes like piles of clay, what he lays up the righteous will wear, and the innocent will divide his silver.” (Job 27:13, 16-17) The result of the decisions my soul makes is under the eye of God. He controls fate. He allots the goods.