Riches, Description Of
Most Relevant Verses
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
When you set your eyes on it, it is gone. For wealth certainly makes itself wings Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.
saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, she who was clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls; for in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!' And every shipmaster and every passenger and sailor, and as many as make their living by the sea, stood at a distance,
"And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'
- Description (7 instances)
- Commitment, to the world
- Covetousness, Nature of
- Drawbacks To Riches
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Money, Attitudes To
- Perils Of Luxury
- Possessions Decaying
- Rich, The
- Riches, Dangers Of
- Riches, Nature Of
- Satisfied With Riches