God or Mammon

Stephen Nielsen

The following text is part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, which is on the subject of wealth and worldly-mindedness; and it is meant mainly for Christians, but also for non-Christians. 

Matthew 6:19-24

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 “But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; 21 for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22 “The lamp of the body is the eye; if therefore your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light. 23 “But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness! 24 “No one can serve two…

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I'm an author, a self publisher, and a painting contractor. I live in beautiful Minnesota, USA . Welcome to my blog site.
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2 Responses to God or Mammon

  1. LightWriters says:

    Exactly the Scripture that was on my heart in prayer time today…May God greatly help us to rely on Him and put Him first.

    • Me too. I have been do my accounting and looking at my savings., praying over it to make sure I am not relying on my savings instead of God. I know we can have money but we must know that all things come from Him and then always thank Him and trust Him. Our true riches come from Him and are stored up for us in heaven.

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