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165:04.01 Love of material things Luke 12:13-15 (Same) "And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.
And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth."

165:04.02 Parable of rich man Luke 12:16-19 (Same) "And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?
And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry."

165:04.03 No riches in heaven Luke 12:20-21 (Same) "But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

165:04.03 No riches in heaven Sirach 11:18-20 (Compare) "There is that waxeth rich by his wariness and pinching, and this his the portion of his reward: Whereas he saith, I have found rest, and now will eat continually of my goods; and yet he knoweth not what time shall come upon him, and that he must leave those things to others, and die.
Be stedfast in thy covenant, and be conversant therein, and wax old in thy work."

165:04.05 Danger of riches Luke 18:24-25 (Same) "And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."

165:04.05 Danger of riches Mark 10:23-25 (Same) "And Jesus looked round about, and saith unto his disciples, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God! And the disciples were astonished at his words.
But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."

165:04.05 Danger of riches Matthew 19:23-24 (Same) "Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."

165:04.05 Treasures in heaven Luke 12:33-34 (Same) "Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."

165:04.05 Treasures in heaven Matthew 6:19-21 (Same) "Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."

165:04.08 Do not covet Deuteronomy 5:21 (Reference) "Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour's."

165:04.08 Do not covet Exodus 20:17 (Reference) "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's."

165:04.08 Do not covet Romans 7:7 (Reference) "What shall we say then?
Is the law sin?
God forbid.
Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet."

165:04.08 Don't glory in riches Jeremiah 9:23 (Reference) "Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches."

165:04.08 If riches grow, set not heart Psalms 62:10 (Reference) "Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them."

165:04.08 Ill-gotten gain Proverbs 13:7-8 (Reference) "There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke."

165:04.08 Ill-gotten gain Sirach 11:18-19 (Reference) "There is that waxeth rich by his wariness and pinching, and this his the portion of his reward: Whereas he saith, I have found rest, and now will eat continually of my goods; and yet he knoweth not what time shall come upon him, and that he must leave those things to others, and die."

165:04.08 Little of righteous better Psalms 37:16 (Reference) "A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked."

165:04.08 Lord abhors the covetous Psalms 10:03 (Reference) "For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth."

165:04.08 Mouths make show of love Ezekiel 33:31 (Reference) "And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness."

165:04.08 They have eaten and waxed fat Deuteronomy 31:20 (Reference) "For when I shall have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant."

165:04.08 They have eaten and waxed fat Deuteronomy 32:15-17 (Reference) "But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations provoked they him to anger.
They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not."

165:04.09 What if gain world, lose soul? Luke 9:25 (Same) "For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?"

165:04.09 What if gain world, lose soul? Mark 8:36 (Same) "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?"

165:04.09 What if gain world, lose soul? Matthew 16:26 (Same) "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?"

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