10 Bible Verses about Materialism
Most Relevant Verses
“No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth.
shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”
He who trusts in his riches will fall,
But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.
Yet Gideon said to them, “I would request of you, that each of you give me an earring from his spoil.” (For they had gold earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.) They said, “We will surely give them.” So they spread out a garment, and every one of them threw an earring there from his spoil. The weight of the gold earrings that he requested was 1,700 shekels of gold, besides the crescent ornaments and the pendants and the purple robes which were on the kings of Midian, and besides the neck bands that were on their camels’ necks.read more.
Gideon made it into an ephod, and placed it in his city, Ophrah, and all Israel played the harlot with it there, so that it became a snare to Gideon and his household.
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.
“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in 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