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 set gold my hope, and said to gold, My trust;
Surely in a shadow a man will go about: surely they will be disquieted in vain: he will store up, and he knew not who shall gather them.
Ye shall not trust in oppression, ye shall not become vain in plunder: if wealth shall increase ye shall not set the heart
Wealth will not profit in the day of wrath, and justice will deliver from death.
The obtaining of wisdom how good above gold and the obtaining of understanding to be chosen above silver.
Wilt thou cause thine eyes to fly upon it and it is not? for making, it will make to it wings; as an eagle and it flew to the heavens.
For to a man good before his face, he gave wisdom and knowledge and gladness: and to him sinning, he gave labor, to gather and to heap up, to give to the good one before the face of God. Also this is vanity and the striving of the spirit.
He loving silver shall not be satisfied with silver; and whoever loved not the increase with the multitude. Also this is vanity.
Also their silver also their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of Jehovah; and all the land shall be consumed by the fire of his jealousy: for he will make a completion even sudden of all dwelling in the land.
So he treasuring up for himself, and not rich toward God.
And Jesus having seen him being sorely grieved, said, With how much difficulty shall they having possessions come into the kingdom of God!
1 Timothy 6:8
And having sustenance and covering, with these let us be contented.
The disposition exempt from avarice; being contented with present circumstances: for he has said, I will not send thee back, nor forsake thee.
Come on now, ye rich, weep, uttering loud cries of grief for the misfortunes coming upon you.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.