Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise:
And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.
Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentiles; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised his birthright.
Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;
He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused.
And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man.
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
1 Timothy 6:9
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
2 Timothy 3:4
Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.