Is money really the root of all evil?

This age-long saying, if not put in the right context could lead to a misconception of things. The answer to this question is no. Rather it is the love of money and the misuse of money that is the root of much evil.

It is man, the human being on earth, that evolved what we now know as money to facilitate the exchange and assessment of the value in goods and services on the face of the earth. Money, in itself, does not have a spiritual origin. This fact must always be borne in mind.

One of tragedies that man on earth has brought on himself is that most times what is meant to serve as a tool of his development and maturing on earth turns round to be the source of his ruin. People have killed for money. People have sold their birthright for money.  People have sold their conscience for money. People have betrayed trust for money. In all these instances, the dignity, honour and value that the Almighty Creator had, as it were, invested in the soul, in the spirit of man, is soiled, defiled and denigrated. This is patently against the Will of the Creator.

On the other hand, a spiritually awakened human being will see money as a facilitator, a potent tool to engineer and drive growth, development and fulfilment on earth. A spiritually awakened and informed human being will see money, in the physical form that we now know it, as the condensation of the Radiations of the Creator that are inherently enabling to facilitate things.

In this connection, however, if man’s innate sense of balance is brought to the fore in all things that he does on earth, any exchange that takes place will promote stability and support positive development. Money then becomes and remains a facilitator with man standing above it and never below it.

Money, its concept and form as we now know it, will change as we move into the new age. It will undergo a transformation that will relieve and free mankind from the shackles that mankind had hitherto made of it. Man himself will have freed himself inwardly through spiritual knowledge so that he can no longer be ruled and driven by money.

It is the love of money and the misuse of money, and not money per se, that is the root of much evil.

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The explanation given in this article is based on the author’s understanding of the Work “In The Light of Truth”, The Grail Message by Abd-ru-shin.
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