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No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. (Matthew 6:24, NIV)

How can we survive without money nowadays?

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Obviously Jesus used money and so did his disciples and using money =/= worshiping money. Maybe narrow your question down a bit? Otherwise it'll more than likely be closed for being too broad. – LCIII Jul 11 '14 at 11:46
Using money does not equal worshiping money. – Narnian Jul 11 '14 at 11:59

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No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. (Matthew 6:24)

Money is a means of exchange. It is essential that we use money in our day to day activities. Usage of money does not mean we worship money. It is the love of money that is evil not money in its form.

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. (1 Timothy 6:10)

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Exactly. It's been said that money makes a good servant but a terrible master. – Mason Wheeler Jul 11 '14 at 12:34

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