1. Bible. Riches, avarice, and worldly gain personified as a false god in the New Testament.
[L. mammona, Gr. ? riches, Syr. mam?n[=a]; cf. Heb. matm?n a hiding place, subterranean storehouse, treasury, fr. t[=a]man to hide.] Riches; wealth; the god of riches; riches, personified.
I have often wondered why Jesus said this, but didn't pay it a whole lot of attention...besides I always heard it preached that mammon = money...this is only partially true.
As I drove around this great country of ours it became very clear what Jesus meant by "mammon", and how it will be and maybe already is the downfall of our society.
I always wondered why Jesus didn't say you must serve God or the devil, or...serve good or evil...He knew that serving these two could be easily repented of, but mammon becomes an Idol.
Following is an article about this subject from Apostasynow.com...They have done a much better job than I could exposing this deadly sin...
The article is appropriately called "Master Of The Millions"
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