Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;
Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Be not arrogant, but fear:
For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those that believe.
Trust not in oppression, and hope not vainly in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
Will you set your eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again, and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.
And it shall be, when the LORD your God shall have brought you into the land which he swore unto your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you great and beautiful cities, which you built not,
And you say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.
And with the chief things of the ancient mountains, and with the precious things of the lasting hills,
But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God, and went into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
But Hezekiah returned not again according to the benefit done unto him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath upon him, and upon Judah and Jerusalem.
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one that feared God, and turned away from evil.
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.
They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.
He that trusts in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
Lest I be full, and deny you, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
There is a great evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept by their owners to their hurt.
Behold that which I have seen: it is good and fitting for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor that he takes under the sun all the days of his life, which God gives him: for this is his lot.
O generation, see you the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? why say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto you?
Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom, pride, fullness of food, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
For your sister Sodom was not mentioned by your mouth in the day of your pride,
The king spoke, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honor of my majesty?
And for the majesty that he gave him, all people, nations, and languages, trembled and feared before him: whom he would he slew; and whom he would he kept alive; and whom he would he set up; and whom he would he put down.
According to their pasture, so were they filled; they were filled, and their heart was exalted; therefore have they forgotten me.
They take up all of them with the hook, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their dragnet: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things.
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
When the evening was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, who was the chief among the tax collectors, and he was rich.
And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, since he also is a son of Abraham.
And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.
Neither is worshiped with men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he gives to all life, and breath, and all things;
For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
For they themselves show of us what manner of welcome we had unto you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;
As I besought you to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that you might charge some that they teach no other doctrine,
But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
I charge you before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that you observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.
I give you charge in the sight of God, who brings all things to life, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession;
For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sensibly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Whom he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior;
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:
Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she has filled, fill to her double.