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mammon

(măm`ən), Aramaic term, meaning worldly riches, retained in the New Testament Greek. "Ye cannot serve God and mammon" is one of the most noted biblical strictures.

Mammon

avaricious fallen angel. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
See: Greed

Mammon

personification; one cannot serve him and God simultaneously. [N.T.: Matthew 6:24: Luke 16:9, 11, 13]
See: Money

Mammon

New Testament the personification of riches and greed in the form of a false god
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Leyenda: Ricardo e Irene Escolar trabajan juntos en Mammon.
Then the gold standard is set: 'You cannot serve both God and mammon.' 'It is either you are for me or against me.' There is no middle ground.
Although Scott Prather highlights the deep continuities between Yoder and Barth, in Christ, Power and Mammon he uses Yoder to nuance and correct Barth's own tendencies to evade the demands of Jesus' politics.
Huang Darong also mentioned that Wheat Finance had launched two new brands in 2015, named Mammon Grandpa and The Landlord.
Addressing the forum of Ansar Burney Trust International Ansar Burney, he requested President of Pakistan Mammon Hussain and Prime Minister Main Nawaz Sharif to take immediate steps to save Pakistani Nation from Swine Flu virus before it's too late.
In my tradition we endeavor to follow the teachings of Jesus, who said that no servant can serve two masters; you cannot serve God and mammon.
The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature, by David Landreth.
Maybe the religious leaders who expressed their views in the Journal could get together and form a united front to take a stand against the desecration of the earth and the sacrifice of communities all made to accommodate the many faces of mammon.
I'm an atheist but I find it sad that a Christian tradition that celebrates peace and goodwill to all men and the hope symbolised by the birth of a baby, has again been so thoroughly hijacked by Mammon.
The Luftwaffe couldn''t do it in 1941 But now I hear a rumour: I fear St Luke's could soon be gone The bombed-out church, memorial to men who gave their lives Defending their loved ones left behind, parents, children and wives Within its grounds, the bustle and sound of passing traffic is muted Its walls resist the turns and twists of time: memories are rebooted Peace and tranquillity, an oasis of calm can be found Amongst the weeds and worn flagstones of its hallowed ground Yet Mammon rears its ugly head "A buyer for this building must be found!" it's said Is this testament to Liverpool's glorious past doomed to the wrecker's ball?
The trio proceed to rip-off a series of customers including Dapper, a female law clerk with a gambling habit subjected to humiliating rituals so the Queen of Fairies will help her, gagged and hidden in a privy; to the pimp-like businessman Sir Epicure Mammon looking for the philosopher's stone and sexual fulfilment with Doll.
There was also great energy from Kolade Agboke as Sir Epicure Mammon, Tom Peters as Subtle and Andrew Harrison as Face.