Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
1 Corinthians 4:11
To this present hour we are both
hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless;
2 Corinthians 6:10
sorrowful yet always rejoicing, as poor yet making many rich, as having nothing yet possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know
the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.
2 Corinthians 11:27
I have been in
labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.
More than that, I count all things to be loss
in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,
made a vow, saying, “ If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I take, and will give me food to eat and garments to wear,
Moses was willing to dwell with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.
Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’
Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, “And what about us, what shall we do?” And he said to them, “Do not take money from anyone by force, or
accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages.”
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.
showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and a lasting one.
Make sure that your character is
free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “ I will never desert you, nor will I ever forsake you,”