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).”
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What does “clement” mean?
Words nearby You cannot serve God and mammon
you better believe it, you bet your ass, You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar, You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink., you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink, You cannot serve God and mammon, you can say that again, You can't fit a round peg in a square hole, You Can't Go Home Again, You can't have your cake and eat it too, You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs
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