Lay not up for yourself treasures upon the earth, . . . for where thy treasure is, there will thy heart be also.
Take no thought for your life what ye shall eat or what you shall drink; nor yet for your body what you shall put on.
But seek ye first His Kingdom, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the bankers, and at my coming I should have received back my own with interest.
He said therefore, a certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return. And he called ten servants of his, and gave them ten pounds, and said unto them, Trade ye herewith till I come.
Then wherefore gavest thou not my money into the bank, and I at my coming should have required it with interest?.
Behold this is the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be a burden to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the Kingdom of God!
And the disciples were amazed 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!
Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or mother, or father, or children, or lands, for My sake, and for the Gospel's sake, but he shall receive a hundred-fold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and [children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come Eternal Life.
But they that desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil: which some reaching after have been led astray from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows
He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.