8Andhavingfoodandraiment let us betherewithcontent .
9But they that will be richfallintotemptationand a snare,and into manyfoolishandhurtfullusts,whichdrownmenindestructionandperdition.10For the love of moneyis the root of allevil:which while some coveted after , they have erredafrom the faith,andpiercedthemselvesthrough with manysorrows.11Butthou,Oman of God,flee these things;and follow afterrighteousness,godliness,faith,love,patience,meekness.12Fight the goodfight of faith, lay hold oneternallife,whereuntothouartalsocalled , and hast professed a goodprofessionbeforemanywitnesses.13
I givetheecharge in the sight of God,whoquickeneth all things,and before ChristJesus,whobeforePontiusPilatewitnessed a goodconfession;b14
That thoukeep this commandment without spot,unrebukeable,until the appearing of ourLordJesusChrist:15Which in histimes he shall shew , who is the blessedandonlyPotentate, the King of kings , andLord of lords ;
16Whoonlyhathimmortality,dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto;whom no man hath seen , norcansee : to whom be honourandpowereverlasting.Amen.17Charge them that are richinthisworld, that they benothighminded , nortrustinuncertaincriches,butin the livingGod,whogivethusrichly all thingstoenjoy;18
That they do good , that they be richingoodworks, ready to distribute , willing to communicate;