Amos 6: 1. 4-7

The prophet warns of the dangers faced by those who are greedy and complacent, heedful of no one’s needs but their own. 

1 Timothy 6: 11-16

St Paul encourages Timothy, his co-worker, to be true to his calling. 

Luke 16: 19-31

In the parable about the rich man and the poor man, Jesus emphasises the necessity of showing mercy to our neighbour.