Eccl 1:2,2:21-23; Col 3:1-5,9-11; Lk 12:13-21
Charles Dickens in his play “The Christmas Carol” gives the picture of a selfish man, Mr Scrooge, whose sole aim in life was acquiring as much wealth as possible at any cost. He considered Christmas celebrations as humbug, and hated charity. He weighed human relationship against material wealth. He never bothered to care for his nephew or his employees.
One day night, he saw an unusual figure in his