Riches, Description Of
Most Relevant Verses
for wealth is not for ever; and doth the crown endure from generation to generation?
Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment;
knowing that ye have been redeemed, not by corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain conversation handed down from your fathers,
wilt thou set thine eyes upon it, it is gone; for indeed it maketh itself wings and it flieth away as an eagle towards the heavens.
saying, Woe, woe, the great city, which was clothed with fine linen and purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls! for in one hour so great riches has been made desolate. And every steersman, and every one who sailed to any place, and sailors, and all who exercise their calling on the sea, stood afar off,
And he that is sown among the thorns this is he who hears the word, and the anxious care of this life, and the deceit of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust spoils, and where thieves dig through and steal;
Shall not all these take up a proverb about him, and a taunting riddle against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that loadeth himself with pledges!
- Description (7 instances)
- Commitment, to the world
- Covetousness, Nature of
- Drawbacks To Riches
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Money Blessings
- Money, Attitudes To
- Perils Of Luxury
- Possessions Decaying
- Rich, The
- Riches, Dangers Of
- Riches, Nature Of
- Satisfied With Riches
- Transient Wealth