« Reward of Saints, The Riches Righteousness »

Riches

The true riches — Eph 3:8; 1Co 1:30; Col 2:3; 1Pe 2:7.

God gives — 1Sa 2:7; Ec 5:19.

To God belongs this world’s riches — Hag 2:8.

God gives power to obtain — De 8:18.

The blessing of the Lord brings — Pr 10:22.

Give worldly power — Pr 22:7.

Described as

Temporary. — Pr 27:24.

Uncertain. — 1Ti 6:17.

Unsatisfying. — Ec 4:8; 5:10.

Corruptible. — Jas 5:2; 1Pe 1:18.

Fleeting. — Pr 23:5; Re 18:16,17.

Deceitful. — Mt 13:22.

Liable to be stolen. — Mt 6:19.

Perishable. — Jer 48:36.

Thick clay. — Hab 2:6.

Often an obstruction to the reception of the gospel — Mr 10:23-25.

Deceitfulness of, chokes the word — Mt 13:22.

The love of, the root of all evil — 1Ti 6:10.

Often lead to

Pride. — Eze 28:5; Ho 12:8.

Forgetting God. — De 8:13,14.

Denying God. — Pr 30:8,9.

Forsaking God. — De 32:15.

Rebelling against God. — Ne 9:25,26.

Rejecting Christ. — Mt 19:22; 10:22.

Self-sufficiency. — Pr 28:11.

Anxiety. — Ec 5:12.

An overbearing spirit. — Pr 18:23.

Violence. — Mic 6:12.

Oppression. — Jas 2:6.

Fraud. — Jas 5:4.

Sensual indulgence. — Lu 16:19; Jas 5:5.

Life consists not in abundance of — Lu 12:15.

Be not over-anxious for — Pr 30:8.

Labour not for — Pr 23:4.

They who covet

Fall into temptation and a snare. — 1Ti 6:9.

Fall into hurtful lusts. — 1Ti 6:9.

Err from the faith. — 1Ti 6:10.

Use unlawful means to acquire. — Pr 28:20.

Bring trouble on themselves. — 1Ti 6:10.

Bring trouble on their families. — Pr 15:27.

Profit not in the day of wrath — Pr 11:4.

Cannot secure prosperity — Jas 1:11.

Cannot redeem the soul — Ps 49:6-9; 1Pe 1:18.

Cannot deliver in the day of God’s wrath — Zep 1:18; Re 6:15-17.

They who possess, should

Ascribe them to God. — 1Ch 29:12.

Not trust in them. — Job 31:24; 1Ti 6:17.

Not set the heart on them. — Ps 62:10.

Not boast of obtaining them. — De 8:17.

Not glory in them. — Jer 9:23.

Not hoard them up. — Mt 6:19.

Devote them to God’s service. — 1Ch 29:3; Mr 12:42-44.

Give of them to the poor. — Mt 19:21; 1Jo 3:17.

Use them in promoting the salvation of others. — Lu 16:9.

Be liberal in all things. — 1Ti 6:18.

Esteem it a privilege to be allowed to give. — 1Ch 29:14.

Not to be high-minded. — 1Ti 6:17.

When converted, rejoice in being humbled. — Jas 1:9,10.

Heavenly treasures superior to — Mt 6:19,20.

Of the wicked laid up for the just — Pr 13:22.

The wicked

Often increase in. — Ps 73:12.

Often spend their day in. — Job 21:13.

Swallow down. — Job 20:15.

Trust in the abundance of. — Ps 52:7.

Heap up. — Job 27:16; Ps 39:6; Ec 2:26.

Keep, to their hurt. — Ec 5:13.

Boast themselves in. — Ps 49:6; 52:7.

Profit not by. — Pr 11:4; 13:7; Ec 5:11.

Have trouble with. — Pr 15:6; 1Ti 6:9,10.

Must leave, to others. — Ps 49:10.

Vanity of heaping up — Ps 39:6; Ec 5:10,11.

Guilt of trusting in — Job 31:24,28; Eze 28:4,5,8.

Guilt of rejoicing in — Job 31:25,28.

Denunciations against those who

Get, by vanity. — Pr 13:11; 21:6.

Get, unlawfully. — Jer 17:11.

Increase, by oppression. — Pr 22:16; Hab 2:6-8; Mic 2:2,3.

Hoard up. — Ec 5:13,14; Jas 5:3.

Trust in. — Pr 11:28.

Receive their consolation. — Lu 6:24.

Abuse. — Jas 5:1,5.

Spend, upon their appetite. — Job 20:15-17.

Folly and danger of trusting to — Illustrated. — Lu 12:16-21.

Danger of misusing — Illustrated — Lu 16:19-25.

Examples of saints possessing

Abram. — Ge 13:2.

Lot. — Ge 13:5,6.

Isaac. — Ge 26:13,14.

Jacob. — Ge 32:5,10.

Joseph. — Ge 45:8,13.

Boaz. — Ru 2:1.

Barzillai. — 2Sa 19:32.

Shunammite. — 2Ki 4:8.

David. — 1Ch 29:28.

Jehoshaphat. — 2Ch 17:5.

Hezekiah. — 2Ch 32:27-29.

Job. — Job 1:3.

Joseph of Arimathea. — Mt 27:57.

Zacchaeus. — Lu 19:2.

Dorcas. — Ac 9:36.

Examples of those truly rich — Mt 5:8; 8:10; 13:45,46; Lu 10:42; Joh 1:45; Php 3:8; Jas 2:5; 1Pe 2:7; Re 3:18.

Examples of wicked men possessing

Laban. — Ge 30:30.

Esau. — Ge 36:7.

Nabal. — 1Sa 25:2.

Haman. — Es 5:11.

Ammonites. — Jer 49:4.

People of Tyre. — Eze 28:5.

Young man. — Mt 19:22.

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