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Philippians 4:8-9

8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things. 9 The things that you have learned, received, heard and saw in me; do these things and the God of peace will be with you.

Colossians 3:1

1 If you have been raised together with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

17 Command those who are rich in this present system not to be high-minded (arrogant), not to have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. 18 They should do good works and be rich in good works, that they are ready to distribute, willing to communicate. 19 They store up for them a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life that is life indeed.

Colossians 3:5

5 Make your members that are upon the earth dead with regard to fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness (greed), which is idolatry.

Matthew 6:24

24 »You cannot serve two masters. You will hate one and love the other. You will be loyal to one master and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money (wealth) (material possessions).

Matthew 6:19-21

19 »Do not accumulate large amounts of wealth on earth. This is where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal. 20 »Accumulate wealth in heaven where neither moth nor rust consumes, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 Your heart will be where you keep your wealth.

Luke 12:33-34

33 »Sell your possessions and give to charity. Make yourselves purses that do not get old, a treasure in heaven where moth and rest cannot corrupt and thieves cannot steal. 34 »Your heart will be where your treasure is.

Romans 12:2

2 Do not be conformed to this world (religious, social, political, and economic arrangement). But be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Prove what is the good, acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Matthew 28:18-20

18 Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying: »All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth. 19 »Go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. 20 »Teach them to observe all the things I have commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.«

1 Corinthians 7:29-31

29 I will say this brothers the time remaining is short. So from now on those who have wives should be like those who have none. 30 Those who weep should be like those who do not weep. And those who rejoice should be like those who do not rejoice, and those who buy like those who do not possess. 31 Those who use this world should not abuse it, for the fashion of this world is passing away.

Romans 12:4-8

4 For we have many members in one body and all members do not have the same function. 5 These many members are one body in Christ, and every one, individually, is a member one of the other. 6 We have gifts that differ according to the grace that is given to us. Whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; 7 or ministry, let us wait on our ministering; or he who teaches on teaching; 8 or he who exhorts; on exhortation; he who gives let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

1 John 2:15-17

15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If any one loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 The entire world, the desire of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of material wealth, is not from the Father, but is from the world. 17 The world and its desires (lusts) are passing away; but he who does the will of God lives forever.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, where you are going.

1 Corinthians 10:31

31 Whether you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do everything to the glory of God.

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