Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
1 Corinthians 9:18
What pay then do I get? Why, that in my preaching I can offer the good news without cost, and so not take full advantage of my rights as a preacher.
But if he is a bad slave and says to himself, 'My master is going to stay a long time,'
"For it is just like a man who was going on a journey, and called in his slaves, and put his property in their hands.
And he said to them, "Take care! You must be on your guard against any form of greed, for a man's life does not belong to him, no matter how rich he is."
And he said to his disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and it was reported to him that this man was squandering his property.
And he said to him, 'Well done, my excellent slave! You have proved trustworthy about a very small amount, you shall be governor of ten towns.'
But take care that your hearts are not loaded down with self-indulgence and drunkenness and worldly cares, and that day takes you by surprise, like a trap.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich of this world not to be arrogant, nor to set their hopes on such an uncertain thing as riches, but on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
Come now, you rich people! weep aloud and howl over the miseries that are going to overtake you!
but one who is rich ought to rejoice at being reduced in circumstances, for the rich will disappear like the wild flowers.
when you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow! You are just a mist, which appears for a little while and then disappears.
1 Peter 1:24
For "All flesh is like grass, And all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And the flower fades,
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is near. Be serious and collected, therefore, and pray.
1 John 2:17
and the world with its cravings is passing away, but whoever does God's will will endure forever.
Another said, 'I have married, and so I cannot come.'