Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we are going to such and such a town, to stay a year and go into business and make money,"
For the sun comes up with its scorching heat and dries up the grass, and the flowers wither, and all their beauty is gone. That is the way rich men will fade and die in the midst of their pursuits.
But you humiliate the poor. Are not the rich your oppressors? Is it not they who drag you into court?
Jesus said to his disciples, "I tell you, it will be hard for a rich man to get into the Kingdom of Heaven!
"But alas for you who are rich, for you have had your comfort!
And he told them this story: "A certain rich man's lands yielded heavily.
"There was once a rich man, who used to dress in purple and fine linen, and to live in luxury every day.
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.
The kings of the earth, the nobles, the officers, the rich, the strong??verybody, slave and free??id themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.
Be miserable, grieve, and weep aloud! Turn your laughter into grief and your happiness into gloom.
"Alas for you who have plenty to eat now, for you will be hungry! "Alas for you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep!
But Jesus turned to them and said, "Women of Jerusalem, do not weep for me but weep for yourselves and for your children,