Have you heard of the Treasure Principle? “Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” -Matthew 6:33 “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”- Matthew 6:19-21
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Jesus taught from this passage, that our affections must be away from this world, and towards God. Many false teachers and the “prosperity gospel” preachers teach that this scripture means that if we seek God first, we will receive material riches. This is far from that, and not the counsel of the Bible.