Summary Matthew 6:24


If a man does not keep himself from covetousness, he shall be defiled by idolatry, and shall be judged as one of the heathen (POLYCARP).
Do not be money-loving (THE DIDACHE).
If we desire to serve both God and mammon, it will be unprofitable for us (SECOND CLEMENT).
Those who are rich in this world cannot be useful to the Lord unless their riches be cut down (HERMAS).
We who valued above all things the acquisition of wealth and possessions, now bring what we have into a common stock, and share to every one in need (JUSTIN MARTYR). 

No man can serve two masters; and that is because it is necessary that he hate one of them and love the other, and honor one of them and despise the other. You cannot serve God and possessions (TATIAN). 

Mammon is a covetous man, and one who wishes to have more than he ought to have or one whose gullet is insatiable (IRENAEUS).
Mammon is not simply money, but the resources arising from money bestowed on various pleasures (CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA).
By mammon He meant money (TERTULLIAN).
Luxury and the short-lived joys of the world are ruining you, from which you will be tormented in hell for all time (COMMODIANUS).
We would rather despise riches than possess them (MARK MINUCIUS FELIX).
The two laws, the law of God and the law of mammon, are completely opposed to each other (ORIGEN).
Wealth must be avoided as an enemy (CYPRIAN).
Luxury does not entertain the fear of God (NOVATIAN).
They have shown themselves the servants of God, inasmuch as they have hated, trodden under foot, and despised money

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