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 made gold my stay, and, to precious metal, said, My confidence!
Surely as a shadow, doth every man wander, Surely in vain, do they bustle about, he heapeth things up, and knoweth not who shall gather them in.
Do not trust in extortion, Nor, with robbery, become vain, As for wealth, when it beareth fruit, Do not set thereon your heart.
Wealth, shall not profit, in the day of wrath, but, righteousness, shall deliver from death.
To acquire wisdom, how much better than gold! and, to get hold of understanding, more choice than silver!
Wilt thou let thine eye fly thereupon, when it is nothing? for it will, surely make, itself wings, Like an eagle, will it wing its way across the heavens.
For, to a man who is good before him, hath he given wisdom and knowledge and gladness, - whereas, to the sinner, he hath given employment, to gather and heap up, to give to one who is good before God, even this, was vanity, and a feeding on wind.
He that loveth silver, shall not be satisfied with silver nor, he that loveth abundance, with revenue, - -even this, was vanity.
Neither their silver nor yet their gold, shall be able to deliver them, in the day of the indignation of Yahweh, but, in the fire of his jealousy, shall the whole earth be consumed; For, a destruction, surely a terrible one, will he make, with all them who dwell in the earth.
So, is he that is laying up treasure for himself, and is not rich, towards God.
And Jesus, beholding him, said - With what difficulty, shall, they who have money, enter, into the kingdom of God.
1 Timothy 6:8
And, having sustenance and covering, we shall be content;
Without fondness for money, be your way of life, - being content with the present things, - for, he, hath said: In nowise, thee, will I leave, no indeed! in nowise, thee, will I forsake:
Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:
1 John 2:15
Be not loving the world, nor yet the things that are in the world: if anyone be loving the world, the love of the Father is not in him.