You Cannot Serve God And Mammon?

What does it mean to say you Cannot serve God and mammon?

You cannot serve God and mammon.

Being virtuous is not compatible with being greedy (mammon means “money”).

This is a saying of Jesus in the Gospels.

It explains, “No man can serve two masters (see also No man can serve two masters).”

What is Mammon in the Bible?

Mammon /ˈmæmən/ in the New Testament of the Bible is commonly thought to mean money, material wealth, or any entity that promises wealth, and is associated with the greedy pursuit of gain. Mammon in Hebrew (ממון) means “money”.

Can not serve God and mammon?

No man can serve two masters: for either he. will hate the one, and love the other; or else. he will hold to the one, and despise the other, Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Where in the Bible does it say you Cannot serve God and mammon?

Luke “No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.”