Satisfied With Riches
Most Relevant Verses
"Look, here is a young man who refused to make God his strength; instead, he trusted in his great wealth and made his wickedness his strength.
The person who trusts in his wealth will fall, but the righteous will flourish like green leaves.
You say, "I am rich. I have become wealthy. I don't need anything." Yet you don't realize that you are miserable, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.
This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches.
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.
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.
but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
The ones that fell among the thorn bushes are the people who listen, but as they go on their way they are choked by the worries, wealth, and pleasures of life, and their fruit doesn't mature.
Don't trust in oppression or put false hope in stealing; if you become wealthy, do not set your heart on it.
- False Confidence
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Money, Attitudes To
- Perils Of Luxury
- Rich, The
- Riches, Believers Attitudes
- Riches, Dangers Of
- Riches, Ungodly Use Of
- Strength, Human
- Temptation, Sources Of
- Trust, Lack Of
- Trusting Riches