Covetousness: Leads to Poverty
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Proverbs 28:22
He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come on him.
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Of Poverty
... nor God, whom by divers wiles he leads to endless ... for they dare not suffer anguish,
poverty and neediness ... seek more than enough is foul covetousness; to keep ...
// fire of love/chapter iii of poverty.htm

On Contempt for Pain, Poverty, and Other External Things.
... The conversion, however, which leads to divine things ... also honour, and marriage,
and poverty, have ten ... these very words, "Take heed, therefore, of covetousness. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter v on contempt for pain.htm

On a Holy Martyr's Day
... Ensample unto us, to comfort our poverty and bereavement ... Therefore, beware of spiritual
covetousness, for the poorer ... And this often leads people to make many ...
// inner way/sermon xxxi on a holy.htm

Sermon on a Martyr's Day
... ensample unto us, to comfort our poverty and bereavement ... Therefore, beware of spiritual
covetousness; for the poorer ... And this often leads people to make many ...
/.../xxvii sermon on a martyrs.htm

Matt. xxviii. 11-14.
... But then, the one, covetousness, urges to insult the other ... Seest thou how far the
praises of poverty have proceeded ... it places thee, to what men it leads thee on ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xc matt xxviii 11-14.htm

A Liberal Church
... It is the spirit of covetousness which leads men to ... closely to the One who was rich,
yet for our sakes became poor, that we through His poverty might be ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 32 a liberal church.htm

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
... Poverty leads the van, and persecution brings up the rear ... By the blessed effects
of this poverty, which are ... Christ and his pleasure, Christ and his covetousness. ...
/.../watson/the beatitudes an exposition of matthew 51-12/4 blessed are the poor.htm

Hebrews x. 13-Aug
... So great a good is Poverty. ... by the hand, as it were, on the path which leads to Heaven ...
but he shamelessly [asks] for ten thousand things for covetousness' sake. ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xviii hebrews x 13-aug.htm

Homilies on Galatians and Ephesians.
... Idolatry of Christians is covetousness, [339]134; its origin, [340]135. ... 377]29; once
led to, now leads from Christ ... Poverty the lot of the Christian, [481]46. ...
/.../homilies on galatians and ephesians.htm

Matt. xxvi. 6, 7
... and that the harm arises not from poverty but from ... diligence to put away the pest
of covetousness, that we ... This leads to the identification of Mary, the sister ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lxxx matt xxvi 6.htm



Covetousness in Building Fine Houses While the House of the Lord Lay Waste

Covetousness in Buying Esau's Birthright

Covetousness in Deceiving Jacob in Wages

Covetousness in Deceiving Jacob when he Served Him Seven Years for Rachel

Covetousness in Defrauding Esau of His, Father's Blessing

Covetousness in Defrauding Laban of his Flocks and Herds

Covetousness in Exacting Usury from Their Brethren

Covetousness in Following Jesus Merely for the Loaves and Fish

Covetousness in Giving Rebekah to be Isaac's Wife

Covetousness in Keeping Back the Portion of the Levites

Covetousness is Idolatry

Covetousness is Inconsistent in Saints

Covetousness is Inconsistent: Specially in Ministers

Covetousness is Never Satisfied

Covetousness is the Root of all Evil

Covetousness is Vanity

Covetousness: A Characteristic of the Slothful

Covetousness: A Characteristic of the Wicked

Covetousness: Abhorred by God

Covetousness: Achan

Covetousness: Achan, in Hiding the Treasure

Covetousness: Ahab

Covetousness: Ahab, in Desiring Naboth's Vineyard

Covetousness: Ananias

Covetousness: Avoid Those Guilty of

Covetousness: Babylon

Covetousness: Balaam

Covetousness: Balaam, in Loving the Wages of Unrighteousness

Covetousness: Beware of

Covetousness: Comes from the Heart

Covetousness: Commended by the Wicked Alone

Covetousness: David, of Bath-Sheba

Covetousness: Demas in Forsaking Paul for Love of the World

Covetousness: Demetrius, in Raising a Riot Against Paul and Silas

Covetousness: Eli's Sons

Covetousness: Eli's Sons, in Taking the Flesh of the Sacrifice

Covetousness: Engrosses the Heart

Covetousness: Eve, in Desiring the Forbidden Fruit

Covetousness: Excludes from Heaven

Covetousness: Felix

Covetousness: Festus, in Hoping for a Bribe from Paul

Covetousness: Forbidden

Covetousness: Gehazi

Covetousness: Gehazi, in Taking a Gift from Naaman

Covetousness: General Scriptures Concerning

Covetousness: Hated by Saints

Covetousness: Jewish People

Covetousness: Judas

Covetousness: Judas, in Betraying Jesus for Twenty Pieces of Silver

Covetousness: Laban

Covetousness: Leads to Departure from the Faith

Covetousness: Leads to Domestic Affliction

Covetousness: Leads to Foolish and Hurtful Lusts

Covetousness: Leads to Injustice and Oppression

Covetousness: Leads to Lying

Covetousness: Leads to Misery

Covetousness: Leads to Murder

Covetousness: Leads to Poverty

Covetousness: Leads to Theft

Covetousness: Lot, in Choosing the Plain of the Jordan

Covetousness: Money-Changers in the Temple

Covetousness: Nobles of the Jews

Covetousness: Pharisees

Covetousness: Pray Against

Covetousness: Punishment of

Covetousness: Reward of Those Who Hate

Covetousness: Samuel's Sons

Covetousness: Samuel's Sons, in Taking Bribes

Covetousness: Saul

Covetousness: Saul, in Sparing, Agag and the Booty

Covetousness: Shall Abound in the Last Days

Covetousness: Simon Magus, in Trying to Buy the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Covetousness: The Pharisees

Covetousness: The Rich Fool

Covetousness: The Rich Young Ruler

Covetousness: The Sorcerers, in Filing Complaint Against Paul and Silas

Covetousness: The Unjust Steward

Covetousness: To be Mortified by Saints

Covetousness: Woe Denounced Against

Covetousness: Young Man

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