Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Happy, ye who are hungering now; because ye will be filled. "Happy, ye who are weeping now; because ye shall laugh.
"Happy are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness: because they shall be filled.
Jesus, therefore, took the loaves; and, having given thanks, He distributed to those reclining; and likewise of the fishes as much as they wished.
Hearken, my beloved brethren, did not God choose the poor of the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to those who love Him?
They shall hunger no more, nor thirst any more; nor shall the sun by any means fall on them, nor any heat;
"But woe to you that are rich! because ye are receiving your consolation!
And He spake a parable to them, saying, "A certain rich man's field yielded bountifully;
"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously every day.
The Pharisee, having taken his stand, was praying these things with himself: 'God, I thank Thee that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax-collector!
1 Corinthians 1:26
For ye behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are chosen;
1 Corinthians 4:8
Have ye already become satisfied? Did ye already become rich? Did ye reign without us? I wish, at least, that ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.
But ye dishonored the poor man! Do not the rich oppress you, and do they not drag you before the judgment-seats?
Come now, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you!
Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing'; and do not know that you are the wretched one, and pitiable, and poor, and blind, and naked!