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Command those who are rich in the things of this life not to be proud, but to place their hope, not in such an uncertain thing as riches, but in God, who generously gives us everything for our enjoyment.
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Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy)
1 Timothy 6:13 I charge thee before God who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus who gave testimony under Pontius Pilate, a good confession:
1 Timothy 1:3 As I desired thee to remain at Ephesus when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some not to teach otherwise:
1 Timothy 5:21 I charge thee, before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by declining to either side.
Genesis 13:2 And he was very rich in possession of gold and silver.
Job 1:1-3 There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil. . . .
Matthew 19:23 Then Jesus said to his disciples: Amen, I say to you, that a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 27:57 And when it was evening, there came a certain rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, who also himself was a disciple of Jesus.
Luke 19:2,9,10 And behold, there was a man named Zacheus, who was the chief of the publicans: and he was rich. . . .
Deuteronomy 6:10-12 And when the Lord thy God shall have brought thee into the land, for which he swore to thy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: and shall have given thee great and goodly cities, which thou didst not build, . . .
Deuteronomy 8:17 Lest thou shouldst say in thy heart: My own might, and the strength of my own hand have achieved all these things for me.
Deuteronomy 33:15 Of the tops of the ancient mountains, of the fruits of the everlasting hills:
2 Chronicles 26:16 But when he was made strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction, and he neglected the Lord his God: and going into the temple of the Lord, he had a mind to burn incense upon the altar of incense.
2 Chronicles 32:25,26 But he did not render again according to the benefits which he had received, for his heart was lifted up: and wrath was enkindled against him, and against Juda and Jerusalem. . . .
Psalm 10:3,4 For the sinner is praised in the desires of his soul: and the unjust man is blessed. . . .
Psalm 73:5-9 They are not in the labour of men: neither shall they be scourged like other men. . . .
Proverbs 30:9 Lest perhaps being filled, I should be tempted to deny, and say: Who is the Lord? or being compelled by poverty, I should steal, and forswear the name of my God.
Jeremiah 2:31 See ye the word of the Lord: Am I become a wilderness to Israel, or a lateward springing land? why then have my people said: We are revolted, we will come to thee no more?
Ezekiel 16:49,50,56 Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor. . . .
Daniel 4:30 The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nabuchodonosor, and he was driven away from among men, and did eat grass, like an ox, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven: till his hairs grew like the feathers of eagles, and his nails like birds' claws.
Daniel 5:19-23 And for the greatness that he gave to him, all people, tribes, and languages trembled, and were afraid of him: whom he would, he slew: and whom he would, he destroyed: and whom he would, he set up: and whom he would, he brought down. . . .
Hosea 13:6 According to their pastures they were filled, and were made full: and they lifted up their heart, and have forgotten me.
Habakkuk 1:15,16 He lifted up all them with his hook, he drew them in his drag, and gathered them into his net: for this he will be glad and rejoice. . . .
Romans 11:20 Well: because of unbelief they were broken off. But thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear.
James 1:9,10 But let the brother of low condition glory in his exaltation: . . .
Revelation 18:6,7 Render to her as she also hath rendered to you: and double unto her double, according to her works. In the cup wherein she hath mingled, mingle ye double unto her. . . .
Job 31:24,25 If I have thought gold my strength, and have said to fine gold: My confidence: . . .
Psalm 52:7 Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.
Psalm 62:10 Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.
Proverbs 11:28 He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the winds: and the fool shall serve the wise.
Jeremiah 9:23,24 Thus saith the Lord: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, and let not the strong man glory in his strength, and let not the rich man glory in his riches: . . .
Mark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus again answering, saith to them: Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God?
Luke 12:15-21 And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness: for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth. . . .
Ephesians 5:5 For know you this and understand: That no fornicator or unclean or covetous person (which is a serving of idols) hath inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Proverbs 23:5 Lift not up thy eyes to riches which thou canst not have: because they shall make themselves wings like those of an eagle, and shall fly towards heaven.
Proverbs 27:24 For thou shalt not always have power: but a crown shall be given to generation and generation.
Ecclesiastes 5:13,14 There is also another grievous evil, which I have seen under the sun: riches kept to the hurt of the owner. . . .
Psalm 62:8 Trust in him, all ye congregation of people: pour out your hearts before him. God is our helper for ever.
Psalm 84:11,12 For God loveth mercy and truth: the Lord will give grace and glory. . . .
Psalm 118:8,9 It is good to confide in the Lord, rather than to have confidence in man. . . .
Jeremiah 17:7,8 Blessed be the man that trusteth in the Lord, and the Lord shall be his confidence. . . .
1 Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.
1 Timothy 4:10 For therefore we labour and are reviled, because we hope in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of the faithful.
1 Thessalonians 1:9 For they themselves relate of us, what manner of entering in we had unto you: and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God.
Psalm 104:28 What thou givest to them they shall gather up: when thou openest thy hand, they shall all be filled with good.
Matthew 6:32 For after all these things do the heathens seek. For your Father knoweth that you have need of all these things.
Acts 14:27 And when they were come and had assembled the church, they related what great things God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
Acts 17:25 Neither is he served with men's hands, as though he needed any thing: seeing it is he who giveth to all life and breath and all things:
Ecclesiastes 5:18,19 This therefore hath seemed good to me, that a man should eat and drink, and enjoy the fruit of his labour, wherewith he hath laboured under the sun, all the days of his life, which God hath given him: and this is his portion. . . .
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God.
Titus 3:6 Whom he hath poured forth upon us abundantly, through Jesus Christ our Saviour:
ContextA Charge to the Rich
16Who only hath immortality and inhabiteth light inaccessible: whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and empire everlasting. Amen. 17Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy) 18To do good, to be rich in good work, to give easily, to communicate to others,…
Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.
He that troubleth his own house, shall inherit the winds: and the fool shall serve the wise.
Lift not up thy eyes to riches which thou canst not have: because they shall make themselves wings like those of an eagle, and shall fly towards heaven.
Is it not better to eat and drink, and to shew his soul good things of his labours? and this is from the hand of God.
Why gloriest thou in the valleys? thy valley hath flowed away, O delicate daughter, that hast trusted in thy treasures, and hast said: Who shall come to me?
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but he that shall speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him neither in this world, nor in the world to come.
And he answering, said to them: He that hath two coats, let him give to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do in like manner.
But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee. And whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?
Nevertheless he left not himself without testimony, doing good from heaven, giving rains and fruitful Seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
Well: because of unbelief they were broken off. But thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear.
1 Timothy 4:10
For therefore we labour and are reviled, because we hope in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of the faithful.
1 Timothy 6:9
For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.
2 Timothy 4:10
Crescens into Galatia, Titus into Dalmatia.
Instructing us, that, denying ungodliness and worldly desires, we should live soberly and justly and godly in this world,
Whom he hath poured forth upon us abundantly, through Jesus Christ our Saviour:
2 Peter 1:11
For so an entrance shall be ministered to you abundantly into the ever-lasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
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