This passage serves as a warning to the rich. What most of us often fail to realize is that we’re all far richer than we think we are. Jesus equates our treasure to our loyalty, and warns us to watch out for greed. Greed is a form of idolatry, meaning that it prioritizes something above God. In this sermon, we learn that we, the rich, are given special instructions to set our hope on God and be rich in works and giving, so that we might live a “real” life.

1 Timothy 6: 17-19