Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Catechism Series: The First Commandment

Rev. Daniel Carlson
September 1st 2019 (Views: 34)
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Matthew 6:19–24 (Listen)

Lay Up Treasures in Heaven

19 “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust1 destroy and where thieves break in and steal, 20 but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, 23 but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!

24 “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.2

Footnotes

[1] 6:19 Or worm; also verse 20
[2] 6:24 Greek mammon, a Semitic word for money or possessions

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