Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wealth does not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.
They trust in their wealth and boast in their great riches.
to keep the poor from getting fair treatment, and to deprive the oppressed among my people of justice, so they can steal what widows own, and loot what belongs to orphans.
Neither their silver nor their gold will be able to deliver them in the day of the Lord's angry judgment. The whole earth will be consumed by his fiery wrath. Indeed, he will bring terrifying destruction on all who live on the earth."
Then he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourself from all types of greed, because one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."
"Now the poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried.
But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment is revealed!
Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.
In the path of righteousness there is life, but another path leads to death.
Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you. Break away from your sins by doing what is right, and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor. Perhaps your prosperity will be prolonged."
so that just as sin reigned in death, so also grace will reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
and be found in him, not because I have my own righteousness derived from the law, but because I have the righteousness that comes by way of Christ's faithfulness -- a righteousness from God that is in fact based on Christ's faithfulness.