Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
2 Peter 2:14
They have eyes for nobody but adulterous women??yes insatiable in sin. They lure unsteadfast souls. Their hearts are trained in greed. They are accursed!
Such men are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own base passions, and with their plausible and flattering talk they deceive simple-minded people.
2 Corinthians 12:17
Yet did I make anything out of you by anybody that I sent to you?
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to drink or pugnacious, but a man of moderation and peace, not avaricious,
1 Timothy 6:5
and mutual irritation between people of depraved minds, who are lost to the truth and think of religion only as a means of gain.
For as God's overseer a superintendent must be irreproachable, not arrogant or quick-tempered or given to drink or pugnacious or addicted to dishonest gain,
Alas for them, for they follow Cain's path, they plunge into Balaam's error for gain, and they perish in rebelliousness like Korah's.
2 Peter 1:16
For they were no fictitious stories that we followed when we informed you of the power of our Lord Jesus Christ and of his coming, but we had been eye-witnesses of his majesty.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
We never used flattery, as you know, or found pretexts for making money, as God is our witness.
And he said to the pigeon-dealers, "Take these things away! Do not turn my Father's house into a market!"
2 Corinthians 2:17
For I am no peddler of God's message, like most men, but like a man of sincerity, commissioned by God and in his presence, in union with Christ I utter his message.
The merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her, for no one will buy their cargoes any more??12 cargoes of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, and scarlet, all kinds of citron wood, all kinds of objects of ivory and costly wood, bronze, iron, and marble,