Bible: 1 Tim 6:5-11

6:5 and constant bickering by people corrupted in their minds and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness 1  is a way of making a profit. 6:6 Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit. 6:7 For we have brought nothing into this world and so 2  we cannot take a single thing out either. 6:8 But if we have food and shelter, we will be satisfied with that. 3  6:9 Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 6:10 For the love of money is the root 4  of all evils. 5  Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith and stabbed themselves with many pains.

6:11 But you, as a person dedicated to God, 6  keep away from all that. 7  Instead pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.

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