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And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
Israel has sinned. Yes, they have even transgressed my covenant which I commanded them. Yes, they have even taken from what was set apart, and have also stolen, and also dissembled. And they have even put it among their own stuff.
2 Kings 5:21
So Gehazi followed after Naaman. And when Naaman saw him running after him, he alighted from the chariot to meet him, and said, Is all well?
But cursed be the deceiver, who has in his flock a male, and vows, and sacrifices to LORD a blemished thing. For I am a great King, says LORD of hosts, and my name is feared among the Gentiles.
Will a man rob God? Yet ye rob me. But ye say, How have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.
Now he said this, not because it was a concern to him about the poor, but because he was a thief, and he had the purse and removed things that were put in.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all the evils, of which some aspiring have wandered from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,
But Peter said to her, How is it that it was agreed by you to challenge the Spirit of Lord? Behold, the feet of those who buried thy husband are at the door, and they will carry thee out.
For not even any needy was among them, for as many as were owners of lands or houses, selling, they brought the proceeds of the things that were sold,
When therefore thou do charity, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
But all their works they do in order to be seen by men. And they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the hems of their garments.
in nothing according to selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in humility considering each other surpassing yourselves.
So therefore every man of you who does not renounce all things being possessed by him, cannot be my disciple.