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For the Love of Money



A dollar’s color, is envy green.
A compassionate heart, it can wean.

For the love of money, can make you blind.
It can make you lose, your very mind.

For the love of money, can cause pain.
Nothing good, comes from ill gotten gain.

For the love of money, can make you lose control.
It can cost you your friends, your freedom, even your soul.

Having money is okay.
But to love it, causes dismay.

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“For the love of money is the root of all evil.” - 1 Timothy 6:10

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Submitted by BrotherJacob on January 18, 2022

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