Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
Other seed fell among thorns; the thorns sprang up with it and choked it.
No household slave can be the slave of two masters, since either he will hate one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can’t be slaves to both God and money.”
“Just as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man:
Seeing that he became sad,
Jesus said, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!
“Be on your guard, so that your minds are not dulled from carousing, drunkenness, and worries of life, or that day will come on you unexpectedly
“No one can be a slave of two masters, since either he will hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot be slaves of God and of money.
Now the one sown among the thorns—this is one who hears the word, but the worries of this age and the seduction of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
but the worries of this age, the seduction of wealth, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.
2 Timothy 4:10
has deserted me, because he loved this present world, and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world
or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.
And He told this parable:
“A man had a fig tree that was planted in his vineyard. He came looking for fruit on it and found none.
If anyone does not remain in Me, he is thrown aside like a branch and he withers. They gather them, throw them into the fire, and they are burned.
Other seed fell among thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and it didn’t produce a crop.