Bible: 1 Timothy 6:3-10

6:3 If someone spreads false teachings 1  and does not agree with sound words (that is, those of our Lord Jesus Christ) and with the teaching that accords with godliness, 6:4 he is conceited and understands nothing, but has an unhealthy interest in controversies and verbal disputes. This gives rise to envy, dissension, slanders, evil suspicions, 6:5 and constant bickering by people corrupted in their minds and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness 2  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 3  we cannot take a single thing out either. 6:8 But if we have food and shelter, we will be satisfied with that. 4  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 5  of all evils. 6  Some people in reaching for it have strayed from the faith and stabbed themselves with many pains.

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