Riches, Description Of
Most Relevant Verses
because riches don't endure forever, and crowns don't last from one generation to the next.
Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
For you know that it was not with perishable things like silver or gold that you have been ransomed from the worthless way of life handed down to you by your ancestors,
When you fix your gaze on it, it's gone, for it sprouts wings for itself and flies to the sky like an eagle.
"How terrible, how terrible it is for the great city that was clothed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet and was adorned with gold, gems, and pearls, because all this wealth has been destroyed in a single hour!"
As for what was sown among the thorn bushes, this is the person who hears the word, but the worries of life and the deceitful pleasures of wealth choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
"Stop storing up treasures for yourselves on earth, where moths and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
"Will not all of these ridicule him with mocking scorn? They will say, "Woe to the one who hordes for himself what isn't his. How long will you enrich yourself by extortion?'
- 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