The Christian's attitude towards material possessions is guided by the call to stewardship, a love for God and neighbour, and the understanding of how sin has affected our relationship with God and others. Our attitude toward possessions should be directed by a life of pilgrimage, thankfulness, and sharing, with an eye to the coming of the Lord.
Is the Bible against living a luxurious life? Can a Christian strive for luxury? In our age of consumerism this is a relevant question to ask. The author of this article shows that in its nature luxury is relative, since there will never be equality on this earth. The author maintains that there is both good and bad luxury, and urges the Christian to desire first of all to find their satisfaction in Christ.