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But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.
but after he had purchased a field with the reward of his iniquity, he fell down, his belly burst, and all his bowels gushed out:
At the same time, Judas who had betrayed him, finding that he was condemned, repented, and carried back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and senators, saying,
1 Timothy 6:9
themselves to temptations and snares, and to many foolish noxious passions, which plunge men into ruin and perdition. for the love of money is the root of all evil:
and your gold and silver by rust: that rust shall convict you: that rust shall corrode your flesh like a caustic, which you have treasur'd up against the last days.
2 Peter 2:14
their eyes are inflam'd with adultery, and unextinguishable vice: they insnare the souls of the inconstant. their minds are practis'd in the arts of avarice: an execrable race, who have deserted the right way,
of these wares who were enrich'd by her, shall stand afar off, under the dread of her torments, with tears and lamentations,
repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray to God, to forgive, if it be possible, this suggestion you have entertain'd.
out of the heart proceed evil designs, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimony, slanders.
Peter replied, repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy spirit.
all the Jewish converts, who came with Paul, were astonished to see that the gift of the holy spirit was diffused likewise among the Gentiles.
if therefore God has bestow'd the same favour upon them, as on us, after we had believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, how could I make any opposition to the divine will?
heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: what ye have received gratis, give gratis.
in like manner every one of you must count upon renouncing all that he has, otherwise he cannot be my disciple.