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Luke 12:13-21

NIV 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me." NIV 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me." NIV 14 Jesus replied, "Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?" NIV 14 Jesus replied, "Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?" NIV 15 Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions." NIV 15 Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions." NIV 16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. NIV 16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. NIV 17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.' NIV 17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.' NIV 18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. NIV 18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. NIV 19 And I'll say to myself, "You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry." ' NIV 19 And I'll say to myself, "You have plenty of good things laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry." ' NIV 20 "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself ?' NIV 20 "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself ?' NIV 21 "This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich toward God." NIV 21 "This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich toward God."