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:

Bible References

General references

Luke 12:21
This is [the way it will be with] the person who stores up treasures for himself, and [yet] is not rich toward God [i.e., does place enough importance on spiritual things]."
Luke 18:24
Now Jesus looked at him and said, "How difficult [it is] for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!
1 Timothy 6:8
But if we have [enough] food and clothing, we will [i.e., should] be content with that.
Hebrews 13:5
Keep your lives free from the love of money [and be] content with what you have, because God [Himself] has said [Deut. 31:6], "By no means will I [ever] desert you or give up on you."
James 5:1
Come on now, you rich people, cry and wail over the miseries that are coming upon you.
1 John 2:15
You should not love the [godless] world, nor the things [i.e., the materialistic values] that are part of this [present] age. If any person loves the world, a [genuine] love for the Father is not in his heart.