Money, Attitudes To
Most Relevant Verses
"But you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who is giving you power to make wealth, that He may confirm His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
"Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.
"No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other You cannot serve God and wealth.
"No servant 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 cannot serve God and wealth."
For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
"The seed which fell among the thorns, these are the ones who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked with worries and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to maturity.
Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, were listening to all these things and were scoffing at Him.
not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.
For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,
For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,
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,"
shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;
otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them,
"Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge, But trusted in the abundance of his riches And was strong in his evil desire."
Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in robbery; If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them.
"For because of your trust in your own achievements and treasures, Even you yourself will be captured; And Chemosh will go off into exile Together with his priests and his princes.
And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man was very productive.
For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.
Why should I fear in days of adversity, When the iniquity of my foes surrounds me,
Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;
And Ephraim said, "Surely I have become rich, I have found wealth for myself; In all my labors they will find in me No iniquity, which would be sin."
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."
forsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
So Achan answered Joshua and said, "Truly, I have sinned against the LORD, the God of Israel, and this is what I did:
He said to him, "Go in peace." So he departed from him some distance.
But when the young man heard this statement, he went away grieving; for he was one who owned much property.
But at these words he was saddened, and he went away grieving, for he was one who owned much property.
But when he had heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich.
Then one of the twelve, named Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests
Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went off to the chief priests in order to betray Him to them.
And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and officers how he might betray Him to them.
No man can by any means redeem his brother Or give to God a ransom for him--
"For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
"For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits himself?
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding.
"Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?
saying, "Give this authority to me as well, so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit."
"Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters; And you who have no money come, buy and eat Come, buy wine and milk Without money and without cost.
I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.
- Attitudes (1 instance)
- Alternatives To Money
- Buying God's Gift
- Buying and selling
- Commitment, to the world
- Covetousness, Nature of
- Drawbacks To Riches
- Greed, Believers' Response To
- Love, Abuse Of
- Loving Money
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Perils Of Luxury
- Rich, The
- Riches, Dangers Of
- Riches, Ungodly Use Of