Godís View of Riches

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Matthew 13:22 What was sown among the thorns, this is he who hears the word, but the cares of this age and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

Matthew 19:24 it is easier for a camel to go through a needleís eye, than for a rich man to enter into Godís Kingdom.

Matthew 6:24  . . . You canít serve both God and Mammon.

Luke 6:24 But woe to you who are rich! . . .

1 Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

1 Timothy 6:9 But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.

Other Scriptures

Acts 8:20 But Peter said to him, ďMay your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

Ecclesiastes 5:10 He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he who loves abundance . . .

Hebrews 13:5 Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have . . .

James 1:11 For the sun arises with the scorching wind, and withers the grass, and the flower in it falls, and the beauty of its appearance perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in his pursuits.

James 5:1 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.

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