Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
"His lord commended the dishonest manager for his shrewdness, for the sons of this world are, in their own generation, more shrewd than the sons of light.
He said to them, "You are from beneath. I am from above. You are of this world. I am not of this world.
If you were of the world, the world would love its own. But because you are not of the world, since I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
I have given them your word. The world hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
1 John 4:4
You are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is he who is in you than he who is in the world.
For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.
Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.
I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'
"But Abraham said, 'Son, remember that you, in your lifetime, received your good things, and Lazarus, in like manner, bad things. But now here he is comforted and you are in anguish.
You have lived delicately on the earth, and taken your pleasure. You have nourished your hearts in a day of slaughter.
The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their god in their hands.
"Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, and grow mighty in power?
Yet he filled their houses with good things, but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures:
"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found, and hid. In his joy, he goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field.
"'All flying insects that walk on all fours are an abomination to you.
that they may know that this is your hand; that you, LORD, have done it.
He said, 'This is what I will do. I will pull down my barns, and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.