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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. Ye 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 filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
He that trusteth 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 ye would give me every man the earrings of his prey. (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 prey. 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 thereof, and put it in his city, even in Ophrah: and all Israel went thither a whoring after it: which thing became a snare unto Gideon, and to his house.
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth 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