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
Even until this present hour, we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling place;
2 Corinthians 6:10
as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might become rich.
2 Corinthians 11:27
in toil and hardship, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Nay, more, I even account all things to be loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I suffered the loss of all things, and account them refuse, that I may gain Christ.
Be not, therefore, anxious, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink!' or 'What shall we put on?'
And soldiers also were questioning him, saying, "And what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do violence to no one, neither accuse any one falsely, and be content with your wages."
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is a great source of gain;
for ye both sympathized with those in bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your possessions; knowing that ye yourselves have a better possession and an abiding one.
Let your disposition be without fondness for money; content with the present things; for He Himself hath said, "I will in nowise leave you, neither will I in any wise forsake you."