For what is a man profited, if the whole world he gain, and his soul be lost?
No man can serve two lords; for the one he will hate, and the other he will love, or the one he will honour, and the other he will neglect: you cannot serve Aloha and riches.
BUT fornication and all uncleanness and covetousness, let them not be even heard among you, as it becometh the saints;
But they who will be rich fall into temptations and snares, and many lusts which befool and injure, and which plunge men into destruction and perdition.
Put to death, then, your members that are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, and passions, and evil desires, and covetousness, which itself is idolatry.
And he said to his disciples, Beware of all avarice: for life is not in the abundance of riches.
On this account also give we tribute to them; for they are the servants of Aloha over these things constituted.
For the root of all evil is the love of money; and there are who have coveted it, and from the faith have erred, and have made themselves enter into many sorrows.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures in the earth, a place where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves dig through and steal:
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where no moth and no rust corrupt, and where thieves do not dig through and steal.