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10 Bible Verses about Materialism
Most Relevant Verses
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for dishonest gain, but of a ready mind;
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
Let your conduct be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.
He that trusts in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
And Gideon said unto them, I would desire a request of you, that you would give me every man the earrings of his spoil. (For they had golden earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.) And they answered, We will willingly give them. And they spread a garment, and did cast therein every man the earrings of his spoil. And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and beside the chains that were about their camels' necks.read more.
And Gideon made an ephod of it, and put it in his city, even in Ophrah: and all Israel went there and played the harlot with it: which thing became a snare unto Gideon, and to his house.
He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance, with increase: this is also vanity.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
Topics on Materialism
- Being Content
- Being In Debt
- Church Authority, Of Eldars
- Covetousness, Nature of
- False Confidence
- Giving Money To The Church
- Greed, Believers' Response To
- Loving Money
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Ministers, Should Be
- Ministry, In The Church
- Money, Attitudes To
- Perils Of Luxury
- Rich, The