Possessions and the Kingdom

23 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “I assure you: It will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven!(A)

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Possessions and the Kingdom

23 Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, “How hard it is for those who have wealth(A) to enter the kingdom of God!”(B)

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But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root[a] of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith(A) and pierced themselves with many pains.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Timothy 6:10 Or is the root

10 for Demas(A) has deserted me,(B) because he loved this present world, and has gone to Thessalonica.(C) Crescens has gone to Galatia,(D) Titus(E) to Dalmatia.

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