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13 Bible Verses about Perils Of Luxury
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and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years, be resting, eat, drink, be merry.
If I have made gold my confidence, And to the pure gold have said, 'My trust,' If I rejoice because great is my wealth, And because abundance hath my hand found,
Whoso is confident in his wealth he falleth, And as a leaf, the righteous flourish.
Those rich in the present age charge thou not to be high-minded, nor to hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, who is giving to us all things richly for enjoyment; --
And Jeshurun waxeth fat, and doth kick: Thou hast been fat -- thou hast been thick, Thou hast been covered. And he leaveth God who made him, And dishonoureth the Rock of his salvation.
'And that sown toward the thorns, this is he who is hearing the word, and the anxiety of this age, and the deceitfulness of the riches, do choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
for a root of all the evils is the love of money, which certain longing for did go astray from the faith, and themselves did pierce through with many sorrows;
'Treasure not up to yourselves treasures on the earth, where moth and rust disfigure, and where thieves break through and steal,
For wealth maketh to itself wings, As an eagle it flieth to the heavens.
Go, now, ye rich! weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you; your riches have rotted, and your garments have become moth-eaten; your gold and silver have rotted, and the rust of them for a testimony shall be to you, and shall eat your flesh as fire. Ye made treasure in the last days!
'As much as she did glorify herself and did revel, so much torment and sorrow give to her, because in her heart she saith, I sit a queen, and a widow I am not, and sorrow I shall not see; because of this, in one day, shall come her plagues, death, and sorrow, and famine; and in fire she shall be utterly burned, because strong is the Lord God who is judging her; and weep over her, and smite themselves for her, shall the kings of the earth, who with her did commit whoredom and did revel, when they may see the smoke of her burning,
- Commitment, to the world
- Covetousness, Nature of
- False Confidence
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Money, Attitudes To
- Rich, The
- Riches, Dangers Of
- Riches, Description Of
- Riches, Nature Of
- Satisfied With Riches
- Short Time Till The End