Is it a sin to save money?

Is it a sin to save money? Jesus makes me feel as though it might be in Mathew 6.

19“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20“But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; 21for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22“The lamp of the body is the eye; if therefore your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light. 23“But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is the darkness! 24“No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will hold to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon."- Mathew 6:19-24

No, it is not a sin to save money. God calls us to be good stewards of the blessings we have received. Saving money for emergencies, to ensure the security of our family, etc. are all good things. The key is to be sure our priorities are in the right order.

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