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Did you know that the old saying "money is the root of all evil" came from a Bible passage?

  Did you know that the old saying "money is the root of all evil" came from a Bible passage?

From the very start of our lives, we have used money for more than our fair share of a lot of things.

For centuries, money has been spent from the most extravagant to the most mundane things.

But if there’s one thing for certain about money, it sure is incredibly hard to save!

Since it’s hard to scrimp for greenbacks, here are ten facts about money that you can pull out of your pocket.

They might not necessarily break the bank, but they can most definitely break the ice.

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs” (1 Timothy 6:10).

Paul warned Timothy of the correlation between money and evil. Expensive and flashy things naturally capture our human craving for more stuff, but no amount will ever satisfy our souls.

Though we are free to enjoy God’s blessings on this earth, money can lead to jealousy, competition, stealing, cheating, lying, and all sorts of evil. “There is no kind of evil to which the love of money may not lead people, once it starts to control their lives,” says the Expositor’s Bible Commentary. Let's take a moment to study what the Bible has to teach us about money and how it leads to evil.


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