wastefulness demonstrates a lack of appreciation for what God has given us…
1 Timothy 5:8 – But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
1 Peter 4:3 – For the time past of [our] life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries
Proverbs 18:9 – He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Ezekiel 16:49 – Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Romans 1:21 – Because that, when they knew God, they glorified [him] not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
When they were filled, He said to His disciples, “Gather up the leftover fragments so that nothing will be lost.”
And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.