Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.
(This man bought a piece of land with the money paid him for his treachery, and his body swelled up and burst open in the middle and all his vitals poured out.
Then Judas who had betrayed him, when he saw that he had been condemned, in his remorse brought back the thirty silver pieces to the high priests and elders,
1 Timothy 6:9
But men who want to get rich fall into temptations and snares and many foolish, harmful cravings, that plunge people into destruction and ruin.
your gold and silver are rusted, and their rust will testify against you and eat into your very flesh, for you have stored up fire for the last days.
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!
The dealers in these things, who had grown rich from their trade with her, for fear of her torture will stand a long way off, weeping and mourning,
So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord, to see if you may not be forgiven for thinking of such a thing.
For out of the heart come wicked designs, murder, adultery, immorality, stealing, false witness, impious speech.
Peter said to them, "You must repent, and every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to have your sins forgiven; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit,
The Jewish believers who had come with Peter were amazed because the gift of the holy Spirit had been showered upon the heathen too,
So if God had given them the same gift that we received when we believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I, to be able to interfere with God?"
Cure the sick, raise the dead, heal lepers, drive out demons. Give without payment, just as you received without payment.
In just that way, no one of you who does not say goodbye to all he has can be a disciple of mine.