Give a portion to seven or even to eight,
for you don’t know what disaster may happen on earth.
If the clouds are full, they will pour out rain on the earth;
whether a tree falls to the south or the north,
the place where the tree falls, there it will lie.
Send your bread on the surface of the waters,
for after many days you may find it.
Buy—and do not sell—truth,
wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
This is what the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel says:I am Yahweh your God,
who teaches you for your benefit,
who leads you in the way you should go.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren,
but the sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.
1 Corinthians 15:53
For this corruptible must be clothed
and this mortal must be clothed
And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of the unrighteous money so that when it fails, they may welcome you into eternal dwellings.
so that a future generation—
children yet to be born—might know.
They were to rise and tell their children
Set your minds on what is above, not on what is on the earth.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
but violence takes lives.
then you should have deposited my money with the bankers. And when I returned I would have received my money back with interest.
Seek the welfare of the city I have deported you to. Pray to the Lord on its behalf, for when it has prosperity, you will prosper.”
But the man who had received one talent went off, dug a hole in the ground, and hid his master’s money.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
She evaluates a field and buys it;
she plants a vineyard with her earnings.
“Don’t collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
Why does a fool have money in his hand
with no intention of buying wisdom?
He called 10 of his slaves, gave them 10 minas, and told them, ‘Engage in business until I come back.’
2 Timothy 2:2
And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, commit to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
Confer some of your authority on him so that the entire Israelite community will obey him.
Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord,
and He will give a reward to the lender.
To one he gave five talents; to another, two; and to another, one—to each according to his own ability. Then he went on a journey. Immediately
For the days will come on you when your enemies will build an embankment against you, surround you, and hem you in on every side.
The man who had received five talents approached, presented five more talents, and said, ‘Master, you gave me five talents. Look, I’ve earned five more talents.’
for they will be a garland of grace on your head
and a gold chain around your neck.
Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.
Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen.
“At his return, having received the authority to be king, he summoned those slaves he had given the money to, so he could find out how much they had made in business.
So Moses chose able men from all Israel and made them leaders over the people as commanders of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.
1 Peter 3:20
who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.
Moses listened to his father-in-law and did everything he said.
For dreams result from much work and a fool’s voice from many words.
Just as Abraham believed God,and it was credited to him for righteousness,
The crack of the whip
and rumble of the wheel,
and jolting chariot!
Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his household who managed all he owned, “Place your hand under my thigh,
Pharaoh also said to Joseph, “See, I am placing you over all the land of Egypt.”
Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest
collects it for one who is kind to the poor.
1 Corinthians 9:11
If we have sown spiritual things for you, is it too much if we reap material benefits from you?