Money, Stewardship Of

Most Relevant Verses

Ezekiel 28:18

You profaned your sanctuaries by the magnitude of your iniquities in your dishonest trade. So I sent out fire from within you, and it consumed you. I reduced you to ashes on the ground in the sight of everyone watching you.

Exodus 22:25

"If you lend money to My people-to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.

Psalm 15:5

who does not lend his money at interest or take a bribe against the innocent- the one who does these things will never be moved.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest collects it for one who is kind to the poor.

Proverbs 15:27

The one who profits dishonestly troubles his household, but the one who hates bribes will live.

Luke 3:13

He told them, "Don't collect any more than what you have been authorized."

Ezekiel 22:12

People who [live] in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit [on a loan] and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Ezekiel 18:7-8

He doesn't oppress anyone but returns his collateral to the debtor. He does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing. He doesn't lend at interest or for profit but keeps his hand from wrongdoing and carries out true justice between men.

Genesis 14:22-23

But Abram said to the king of Sodom, "I have raised my hand in an oath to the Lord, God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, that I will not take a thread or sandal strap or anything that belongs to you, so you can never say, 'I made Abram rich.'

Luke 12:16-21

Then He told them a parable: "A rich man's land was very productive. He thought to himself, 'What should I do, since I don't have anywhere to store my crops? I will do this,' he said. 'I'll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there.read more.
Then I'll say to myself, "You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself." ' "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared-whose will they be?' "That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now we command and exhort such people, by the Lord Jesus Christ, that quietly working, they may eat their own bread.

Genesis 15:2

But Abram said, "Lord God , what can You give me, since I am childless and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?"

Genesis 34:21

"These men are peaceful toward us," they said. "Let them live in our land and move about in it, for indeed, the region is large enough for them. Let us take their daughters as our wives and give our daughters to them.

Matthew 25:27

then you should have deposited my money with the bankers. And when I returned I would have received my money back with interest.

Luke 19:23

why didn't you put my money in the bank? And when I returned, I would have collected it with interest!'

Proverbs 27:23-24

Know well the condition of your flock, and pay attention to your herds, for wealth is not forever; not even a crown lasts for all time.

2 Kings 22:4-7

"Go up to Hilkiah the high priest so that he may total up the money brought into the Lord's temple-[the money] the doorkeepers have collected from the people. It is to be put into the hands of those doing the work-those who oversee the Lord's temple. They [in turn] are to give it to the workmen in the Lord's temple to repair the damage. [They are to give it] to the carpenters, builders, and masons to buy timber and quarried stone to repair the temple.read more.
But no accounting is to be required from them for the money put into their hands since they work with integrity."

Matthew 25:14-27

"For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them. 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 the man who had received five talents went, put them to work, and earned five more.read more.
In the same way the man with two earned two more. But the man who had received one talent went off, dug a hole in the ground, and hid his master's money. "After a long time the master of those slaves came and settled accounts with them. 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.' "His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You were faithful over a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Share your master's joy!' "Then the man with two talents also approached. He said, 'Master, you gave me two talents. Look, I've earned two more talents.' "Then the man who had received one talent also approached and said, 'Master, I know you. You're a difficult man, reaping where you haven't sown and gathering where you haven't scattered seed. So I was afraid and went off and hid your talent in the ground. Look, you have what is yours.' "But his master replied to him, 'You evil, lazy slave! If you knew that I reap where I haven't sown and gather where I haven't scattered, then you should have deposited my money with the bankers. And when I returned I would have received my money back with interest.

Luke 16:10-12

Whoever is faithful in very little is also faithful in much, and whoever is unrighteous in very little is also unrighteous in much. So if you have not been faithful with the unrighteous money, who will trust you with what is genuine? And if you have not been faithful with what belongs to someone else, who will give you what is your own?

1 Timothy 5:16

If any believing woman has widows, she should help them, and the church should not be burdened, so that it can help those who are genuinely widows.

Matthew 6:3-4

But when you give to the poor, don't let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

John 13:29

Since Judas kept the money-bag, some thought that Jesus was telling him, "Buy what we need for the festival," or that he should give something to the poor.

Romans 15:26

for Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution to the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

Proverbs 3:9-10

Honor the Lord with your possessions and with the first produce of your entire harvest; then your barns will be completely filled, and your vats will overflow with new wine.

Malachi 3:10

Bring the full 10 percent into the storehouse so that there may be food in My house. Test Me in this way," says the Lord of Hosts. "See if I will not open the floodgates of heaven and pour out a blessing for you without measure.

Luke 8:3

Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward; Susanna; and many others who were supporting them from their possessions.

Philippians 4:14-19

Still, you did well by sharing with me in my hardship. And you, Philippians, know that in the early days of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving except you alone. For even in Thessalonica you sent [gifts] for my need several times.read more.
Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that is increasing to your account. But I have received everything in full, and I have an abundance. I am fully supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you provided-a fragrant offering, a welcome sacrifice, pleasing to God. And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

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