Being In Debt
Most Relevant Verses
Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.
The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other; or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can't serve both God and Mammon.
The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.
For Yahweh your God will bless you, as he promised you: and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow; and you shall rule over many nations, but they shall not rule over you.
Yahweh will open to you his good treasure in the sky, to give the rain of your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand: and you shall lend to many nations, and you shall not borrow.
Don't you be one of those who strike hands, of those who are collateral for debts. If you don't have means to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?
At the end of every seven years you shall make a release. This is the way of the release: every creditor shall release that which he has lent to his neighbor; he shall not exact it of his neighbor and his brother; because Yahweh's release has been proclaimed.
Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise; which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provides her bread in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.
On the first day of the week, let each one of you save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he who loves abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.
Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you."
Give therefore to everyone what you owe: taxes to whom taxes are due; customs to whom customs; respect to whom respect; honor to whom honor.
"Therefore don't be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?', 'What will we drink?' or, 'With what will we be clothed?' For the Gentiles seek after all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first God's Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well.
Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it. I know how to be humbled, and I know also how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in need. I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.
It shall happen, if you shall listen diligently to the voice of Yahweh your God, to observe to do all his commandments which I command you this day, that Yahweh your God will set you on high above all the nations of the earth:
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.
Give to him who asks you, and don't turn away him who desires to borrow from you.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.