It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of god
Jesus in the gospels warns us about the danger of wealth to reach the true spiritual goods of man. We have to choose between a lifestyle marked by greed and fear, and another marked by the search for the truth, the good and the eternal life. When the greed and the fear become the motivators of our lives, we cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Jesus refers to the danger of riches in his story with the young rich man in the Gospel of Luke (there are references to the same story in Matthew 19:16-24 and Mark 10:17-25):
Now a certain ruler asked Him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
So Jesus said to him, "Why do you call me good? No one is good but one, that is God. You know the commandments: "Do not commit adultery", "Do not murder", "Do not steal", "Do not bear false witness", "Honor your father and your mother"".
And he said, "All these thing I have kept from my youth". So when Jesus heard these things, He said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me". But when he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he has very rich.
And when Jesus saw he became very sorrowful, he said, "How hard is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God!. For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God!. Luke 18:18-25
Jesus is explaining to us that the personal accumulation of wealth and the concealment strategies that implies, is contrary to communion, that is, the life in common. The communion is the ethical social order and it is how God wants men to live, an example of this, that is to say an action contrary to communion in order to accumulate wealth, is in the Acts 5:1-4:
"Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife, Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. With his wife's full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the Apostles' feet. The Peter said, "Ananias, how is it than Satan has also filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land? Didn't belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied just to human beings but to God".