No idea if he was a Christian, but this is a biblical view of wealth.
If command of the fruits of the earth is the normal and destined position for each man, why should one who has achieved such a position, and in so doing has shown large powers of one kind or another, not receive the recognition that he, insofar, has succeeded?
It is a man’s work to make a fortune and under normal circumstances a measure of ability.William Ernest Hawking
This is just one of many gems from Dorothea Brand’s classic, Wake Up and Live!: A Formula for Success That Really Works!.
We live in a culture that vilifies profit and prosperity. Yet the fact that many are profiting despite all the challenges in our economy should fill us with hope, not cynicism. It all starts with changing our mindset about wealth.