27 Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable to you; (A)break off your sins by being righteous, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor. (B)Perhaps there may be (C)a [a]lengthening of your prosperity.”

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  1. Daniel 4:27 prolonging

Lay Up Treasures in Heaven(A)

19 (B)“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal;

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21 Jesus said to him, “If you want to be perfect, (A)go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”

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41 (A)But rather give alms of [a]such things as you have; then indeed all things are clean to you.

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  1. Luke 11:41 Or what is inside

Instructions to the Rich

17 Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain (A)riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things (B)to enjoy. 18 Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share, 19 (C)storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

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