But whoever has this world’s goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him?
Now the ones that fell among thorns are those who, when they have heard, go out and are choked with cares, riches, and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to maturity.
for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.
No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier.
For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world.
For we have spent enough of our past lifetime in doing the will of the Gentiles—when we walked in lewdness, lusts, drunkenness, revelries, drinking parties, and abominable idolatries.
for they all put in out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all that she had, her whole livelihood.”
Now a woman, having a flow of blood for twelve years, who had spent all her livelihood on physicians and could not be healed by any,
And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the portion of goods that falls to me.’ So he divided to them his livelihood.
But as soon as this son of yours came, who has devoured your livelihood with harlots, you killed the fatted calf for him.’
for all these out of their abundance have put in offerings for God, but she out of her poverty put in all the livelihood that she had.”