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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5871 greed, believers’response to
5871 greed, believers’response to

5871 greed, believers’response to

Greed should have no place in the lives of God’s people.

The righteous are not to be greedy

Pr 28:6 See also Ex 20:17 pp Dt 5:21; Pr 11:28; Pr 22:1; Pr 23:4; Eze 18:8,17; Ro 13:9

The Christian leader is not to be greedy

1Ti 3:2-3 See also Tit 1:7; 1Pe 5:2

The example of Paul Ac 20:33 See also 1Th 2:5

The antidotes to greed

Greed must be repented of Lk 3:14 John the Baptist counselling soldiers on how they must express their repentance.

The need to be on guard against greed Ps 62:10; Lk 12:15 See also Lk 12:16-21

The need to be separate from greed and from the greedy 1Co 5:11; Col 3:5 See also Job 36:18; Eph 5:3

The need to be content Heb 13:5 See also Php 4:11-13; 1Ti 6:3-10

The need to seek God, not gain 1Ti 6:17-18 See also 1Ki 3:11-14; Ps 119:14; Jer 9:23-24

See also

5353interest
5874happiness
5934restraint
8808riches

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