This is how it will be for anyone who stores up treasure for himself but is not rich toward God."
Cross ReferencesProverbs 13:7
One pretends to be rich, but has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide yourselves with purses that will not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys.
1 Timothy 6:9
Those who want to be rich, however, fall into temptation and become ensnared by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction.
Listen, my beloved brothers: Has not God chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom He promised those who love Him?
Chapter Outline1. Jesus preaches to his apostles to avoid hypocrisy
13. and warns against covetousness, by the parable of the man who set up greater barns.
22. We must not worry about earthly things,
31. but seek the kingdom of God;
33. give alms;
35. be ready at a knock to open to our Lord whensoever he comes.
41. Jesus' disciples are to see to their charges,
49. and look for persecution.
54. The people must take this time of grace;
57. because it is a fearful thing to die without reconciliation.
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Matthew 6:19, 20
1 Timothy 6:19
2 Corinthians 6:10
1 Timothy 6:18, 19
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