Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for Herod feared John and protected him, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man. When he heard him, he was much perplexed; and yet he heard him gladly.
But when the young man heard this, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions.
When Judas, his betrayer, saw that he was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders,
But when he heard this, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For godly sorrow produces a repentance that leads to salvation and brings no regret, but worldly sorrow produces death.
2 Timothy 4:10
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.
Now he who received seed among the thorns is he who hears the word, but the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
And he said to them, "Take heed, and beware of all covetousness; for a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."
For of this you can be sure, that no immoral, impure, or covetous personsuch a man is an idolaterhas any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.