Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
If I have made gold my hope, and have said to the fine gold, [Thou are] my confidence;
Surely every man walks in a shadow. Surely they are disquieted in vain. He heaps up, and knows not who shall gather them.
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery. If riches increase, set not your heart [on it].
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.
For to the man who pleases him [God] gives wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance, with increase. This also is vanity.
Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of LORD's wrath, but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy. For he will make an end, yea, a terrible end, of all those who dwell in
So is he who stores up for himself, and is not being rich toward God.
And having seen him become very sorrowful, Jesus said, How difficultly those who have riches will enter into the kingdom of God.
1 Timothy 6:8
but having food and covering we will be content with these.
The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.
Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.