If he was truly God fearing man, he would keep his word. And truly, only he and God are the ones who know the extent of his faith. If he couldn't deliver on the promises, he shouldn't have taken their money. He should be doing everything within his power to make it right. And God does take care of His children, but He doesn't look favorably on those who do not live according to His Word. What I will say is that if the landowners gave Mr. Saunders money based on promises that he made, then the landowners are entitled to reap the benefits he promised. If he cannot deliver on his promises, then he should give them back the money they paid.
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