Being In Debt
Most Relevant Verses
Owe no man anything, but to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
The thoughts of the diligent lead only to plenty; but of everyone that is hasty, only to want.
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labor shall increase.
For the LORD your God blesses you, as he promised you: and you shall lend unto many nations, but you shall not borrow; and you shall reign over many nations, but they shall not reign over you.
The LORD shall open unto you his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand: and you shall lend unto many nations, and you shall not borrow.
Be not one of them that gives pledges, or of them that become surety for debts. If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?
At the end of every seven years you shall make a release. And this is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lends anything unto his neighbor shall release it; he shall not exact it of his neighbor, or of his brother; because it is called the LORD'S release.
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provides her food in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.
Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance, with increase: this is also vanity.
Let your conduct be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.
Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, How shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things. But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: everywhere and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
And it shall come to pass, if you shall hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD your God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command you this day, that the LORD your God will set you on high above all nations of the earth:
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sits not down first, and counts the cost, whether he has enough to finish it?
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.