The wealthiest billionaire in Singapore said he values his relationship with Jesus Christ more than anything else after years of searching.
Philip Ng and his brother, Robert, are worth $12.1 billion for their control of Far East Organization, Singapore’s largest private landlord and property developer, according to Forbes.
“God can change anyone.”
“What I’ve discovered is that all of us are broken,” Ng said in a video posted last year by Matthew Yao on Instagram. “We all have a missing piece, and for me, I discovered that the missing piece was God through Jesus Christ.”
Ng sat down with Yao, a young entrepreneur who counts the billionaire as a mentor, and told him what he wished he knew when he was Yao’s age.
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I had an intimate conversation with my mentor, Philip Ng, recently, which I feel the need to share with you in such a time as this. – I asked Uncle Philip to share a piece of advice for my friends & followers, something he wished he knew when he was younger. Being the #RichestMan in Singapore and amassing a fortune of more than $12 BILLION USD (topping the @Forbes list for the 9th year in a row), trust me, he has some #clout. – With movies like #CrazyRichAsians glorifying wealth, exuberance & excess and #Hollywood media polluting our minds with B.S, we are all too easily sidetracked and too easily derailed from the #truth and what is important in this life. – But the truth is, we are all BROKEN people and we all have a missing piece in us. We try to fill that missing piece in the pursuit of power, money, popularity, sex, alcohol, drugs, achievement or success, and among other things as well. Uncle Philip, myself, and a lot of great men & women in history (think Lincoln, Washington, Ford, Rockefeller, Carnegie, MLK, Churchill, Helen Keller, Mother Teresa) have come to the same conclusion that THERE IS MORE to this life than just these temporary things, as fleeting as these pleasures may be. That missing piece, my friends, is #JesusChrist. – People ask me how I went from where I was at age 15, getting arrested by police and kicked out of school to where I am today at age 19 – being an up & coming entrepreneur and learning from the world’s greatest #CaptainsOfIndustry. This is how. God can change anyone. He can take you to places you never thought you would go. He can make things possible even when EVERYONE is against you. People talk man, people hate, but it’s all noise. Don’t listen to them. This is my answer to you, my friends. This is the way to lasting fulfilment, peace, love & joy. – REMEMBER: Get rich. Build that company. Become successful. Change the world. But don’t lose your soul in the process. – #forbeslist #billionaire #wealthmatters #mentor #onlylove #billionaireclub #remarkablelife – You know someone who needs to see this. Tag & Share this with them.👇 – Read my story: matthewyao.com Read my story: matthewyao.com Read my story: matthewyao.com
“I was always in search for a better life, a better purpose, a better me, a better everything. I was just looking at all the wrong things, but when I realized there is no better me or better things without Jesus,” Ng said. “Then it all snapped into place. Maybe we have to look deeper. I treasure (my faith) more than anything so I just wish for everyone to have that peace and joy. It sure beats a lot of money and material things that you may have.”
Yao pointed out, in his post on social media, movies like “Crazy Rich Asians,” which largely takes place in Singapore, “glorifying wealth, exuberance, and excess and Hollywood media polluting our minds with B.S., we are too easily sidetracked and too easily derailed from the truth and what is important in this life.”
The 20-year-old business owner shared about how he went from getting arrested by police and kicked out of school at 15 to where he is today.
“God can change anyone,” he said. “He can take you to places you never thought you would go. He can make things possible even when EVERYONE is against you.”
Source: FOX News