2 Timothy 2:3-4 (The Modern New Testament from Aramaic)

You therefore endure hardships, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

No man can be a soldier, and also entangle himself with the things of this life; if he would please him who has chosen him to be a soldier.

If we are to be soldiers for God, we can’t get over involved with life, we have to be in the battle and trust God that he will take care of the temporal things of life. We must put our all into the battle in order to please our leader.