Then the Devil took Him to the holy city, had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,
So he took Him up and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
The Devil said to Him, "I will give You their splendor and all this authority, because it has been given over to me, and I can give it to anyone I want.
If You, then, will worship me, all will be Yours."
What will it benefit a man if he gains the whole world yet loses his life? Or what will a man give in exchange for his life?
He displayed the glorious wealth of his kingdom and the magnificent splendor of his greatness for a total of 180 days.
Then Haman described for them his glorious wealth and his many sons. He told them all how the king had promoted him in rank and given him a high position over the other officials and the royal staff.
Do not be afraid when a man gets rich, when the wealth of his house increases.
For when he dies, he will take nothing at all; his wealth will not follow him down.
the king exclaimed, "Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?"
By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter
and chose to suffer with the people of God rather than to enjoy the short-lived pleasure of sin.
For he considered reproach for the sake of the Messiah to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, since his attention was on the reward.
For All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like a flower of the grass. The grass withers, and the flower drops off,
Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him. Because everything that belongs to the world--
the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride in one's lifestyle-- is not from the Father, but is from the world.
The seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying: The kingdom of the world has become the [kingdom] of our Lord and of His Messiah, and He will reign forever and ever!