John UK wrote: Okay, so you don't have God telling you to take out insurance. That's fine, it's your life. You do what you think fit.
Yes, do what you think fit. But if you neglect to insure yourself when you have the opportunity, don't expect the Federal government or the Billy Graham Rapid Response team or the Ysgrifennydd Gwladol Cymru to bale you out when you take on water.
Mike - it's not a prooftext for insurance. The parable teaches what the parable teaches. He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
John UK wrote: I take it you don't have a biblical example for taking out insurance.
And I take it you are inconsistent in your demand for inane prooftexting. Take the beam out of your own eye sir.
God made man in his own image, but not with his divine attributes. God created man with a rational mind, and taught him to be prudent and wise.
Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.