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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Riches

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  • The true riches
    Ephesians 3:8 ; 1 Corinthians 1:30 ; Colossians 2:3 ; 1 Peter 2:7

  • God gives
    1 Samuel 2:7 ; Ecclesiastes 5:19

  • To God belongs this world's riches
    Haggai 2:8

  • God gives power to obtain
    Deuteronomy 8:18

  • The blessing of the Lord brings
    Proverbs 10:22

  • Give worldly power
    Proverbs 22:7

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • Temporary
      Proverbs 27:24
    • Uncertain
      1 Timothy 6:17
    • Unsatisfying
      Ecclesiastes 4:8 ; 5:10
    • Corruptible
      James 5:2 ; 1 Peter 1:18
    • Fleeting
      Proverbs 23:5 ; Revelation 18:16,17
    • Deceitful
      Matthew 13:22
    • Liable to be stolen
      Matthew 6:19
    • Perishable
      Jeremiah 48:36
    • Thick clay
      Habakkuk 2:6

  • Often an obstruction to the reception of the gospel
    Mark 10:23-25

  • Deceitfulness of, chokes the word
    Matthew 13:22

  • The love of, the root of all evil
    1 Timothy 6:10

  • OFTEN LEAD TO
    • Pride
      Ezekiel 28:5 ; Hosea 12:8
    • Forgetting God
      Deuteronomy 8:13,14
    • Denying God
      Proverbs 30:8,9
    • Forsaking God
      Deuteronomy 32:15
    • Rebelling against God
      Nehemiah 9:25,26
    • Rejecting Christ
      Matthew 19:22 ; 10:22
    • Self-sufficiency
      Proverbs 28:11
    • Anxiety
      Ecclesiastes 5:12
    • An overbearing spirit
      Proverbs 18:23
    • Violence
      Micah 6:12
    • Oppression
      James 2:6
    • Fraud
      James 5:4
    • Sensual indulgence
      Luke 16:19 ; James 5:5

  • Life consists not in abundance of
    Luke 12:15

  • Be not over-anxious for
    Proverbs 30:8

  • Labour not for
    Proverbs 23:4

  • THEY WHO COVET
    • Fall into temptation and a snare
      1 Timothy 6:9
    • Fall into hurtful lusts
      1 Timothy 6:9
    • Err from the faith
      1 Timothy 6:10
    • Use unlawful means to acquire
      Proverbs 28:20
    • Bring trouble on themselves
      1 Timothy 6:10
    • Bring trouble on their families
      Proverbs 15:27

  • Profit not in the day of wrath
    Proverbs 11:4

  • Cannot secure prosperity
    James 1:11

  • Cannot redeem the soul
    Psalm 49:6-9 ; 1 Peter 1:18

  • Cannot deliver in the day of God's wrath
    Zephaniah 1:18 ; Revelation 6:15-17

  • THEY WHO POSSESS, SHOULD
    • Ascribe them to God
      1 Chronicles 29:12
    • Not trust in them
      Job 31:24 ; 1 Timothy 6:17
    • Not set the heart on them
      Psalm 62:10
    • Not boast of obtaining them
      Deuteronomy 8:17
    • Not glory in them
      Jeremiah 9:23
    • Not hoard them up
      Matthew 6:19
    • Devote them to God's service
      1 Chronicles 29:3 ; Mark 12:42-44
    • Give of them to the poor
      Matthew 19:21 ; 1 John 3:17
    • Use them in promoting the salvation of others
      Luke 16:9
    • Be liberal in all things
      1 Timothy 6:18
    • Esteem it a privilege to be allowed to give
      1 Chronicles 29:14
    • Not to be high-minded
      1 Timothy 6:17
    • When converted, rejoice in being humbled
      James 1:9,10

  • Heavenly treasures superior to
    Matthew 6:19,20

  • Of the wicked laid up for the just
    Proverbs 13:22

  • THE WICKED
    • Often increase in
      Psalm 73:12
    • Often spend their day in
      Job 21:13
    • Swallow down
      Job 20:15
    • Trust in the abundance of
      Psalm 52:7
    • Heap up
      Job 27:16 ; Psalm 39:6 ; Ecclesiastes 2:26
    • Keep, to their hurt
      Ecclesiastes 5:13
    • Boast themselves in
      Psalm 49:6 ; 52:7
    • Profit not by
      Proverbs 11:4 ; 13:7 ; Ecclesiastes 5:11
    • Have trouble with
      Proverbs 15:6 ; 1 Timothy 6:9,10
    • Must leave, to others
      Psalm 49:10

  • Vanity of heaping up
    Psalm 39:6 ; Ecclesiastes 5:10,11

  • Guilt of trusting in
    Job 31:24,28 ; Ezekiel 28:4,5,8

  • Guilt of rejoicing in
    Job 31:25,28

  • DENUNCIATIONS AGAINST THOSE WHO
    • Get, by vanity
      Proverbs 13:11 ; 21:6
    • Get, unlawfully
      Jeremiah 17:11
    • Increase, by oppression
      Proverbs 22:16 ; Habakkuk 2:6-8 ; Micah 2:2,3
    • Hoard up
      Ecclesiastes 5:13,14 ; James 5:3
    • Trust in
      Proverbs 11:28
    • Receive their consolation
      Luke 6:24
    • Abuse
      James 5:1,5
    • Spend, upon their appetite
      Job 20:15-17
    • Folly and danger of trusting to-Illustrated
      Luke 12:16-21

  • Danger of misusing-Illustrated
    Luke 16:19-25

  • Examples of saints possessing
    • Abram
      Genesis 13:2
    • Lot
      Genesis 13:5,6
    • Isaac
      Genesis 26:13,14
    • Jacob
      Genesis 32:5,10
    • Joseph
      Genesis 45:8,13
    • Boaz
      Ruth 2:1
    • Barzillai
      2 Samuel 19:32
    • Shunammite
      2 Kings 4:8
    • David
      1 Chronicles 29:28
    • Jehoshaphat
      2 Chronicles 17:5
    • Hezekiah
      2 Chronicles 32:27-29
    • Job
      Job 1:3
    • Joseph of Arimathea
      Matthew 27:57
    • Zacchaeus
      Luke 19:2
    • Dorcas
      Acts 9:36

  • Examples of those truly rich
    Matthew 5:8 ; 8:10 ; 13:45,46 ; Luke 10:42 ; John 1:45 ; Philippians 3:8 ; James 2:5 ; 1 Peter 2:7 ; Revelation 3:18

  • Examples of wicked men possessing
    • Laban
      Genesis 30:30
    • Esau
      Genesis 36:7
    • Nabal
      1 Samuel 25:2
    • Haman
      Esther 5:11
    • Ammonites
      Jeremiah 49:4
    • People of Tyre
      Ezekiel 28:5
    • Young man
      Matthew 19:22

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Riches'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/r/riches.html. 1897.

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