Jesus says that one of the deadliest dangers of materialism is being completely consumed by it.
Our Lord requires that Christians use their resources for the gospel and the advancement of His kingdom.
All earthly wealth is uncertain and fleeting, so Christians must never be mastered by it.
Jesus commands His people to invest their resources in the local church and the evangelism of the lost.
Christians must be on guard against materialism because it can ultimately lead to spiritual blindness.
Christians can not worship both God and wealth. Jesus says it is only one or the other, but not both.