Money, Stewardship Of

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Ezekiel 28:18

By all of your iniquity and unrighteous businesses you defiled your sanctuaries, so I'm going to bring out fire from within you and burn you to ashes on the earth before the whole watching world!

Exodus 22:25

"If you loan money to my people, to the poor among you, don't be like a creditor to them and don't impose interest on them.

Psalm 15:5

who does not loan his money with interest, and who does not take a bribe against those who are innocent. The one who does these things will stand firm forever. A special Davidic Psalm.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoever gains wealth by charging exorbitant interest collects it for someone who is kind to the poor.

Proverbs 15:27

Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.

Proverbs 16:8

A little gain with righteousness is better than great income without justice.

Luke 3:13

He told them, "Stop collecting more money than the amount you are told to collect."

Ezekiel 22:12

They take bribes among you to shed blood. You've taken usury and exacted interest. You've gained control over your neighbor through extortion. And you've forgotten me," declares the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 18:7-8

if he doesn't oppress anyone, but instead returns the debtor's security for his debt, if he doesn't rob anyone, but instead shares his food with the hungry and gives clothes to those who are naked, if he doesn't lend with usury or exact interest, but instead refuses to participate in what is unjust, if he administers true justice between people,

Malachi 3:5

"I'll come near to you for judgment. I'll be a witness, quick to speak against sorcerers, against adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who defraud the laborer of his wage, against those who defraud the widow and the orphan, against those who deprive the alien of justice, and against those who don't fear me," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Genesis 14:22-23

But Abram answered the king of Sodom, "I have made an oath to the LORD God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, that I will not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that belongs to you, so you won't be able to say, "I made Abram rich.'

Luke 12:16-21

Then he told them a parable. He said, "The land of a certain rich man produced good crops. So he began to think to himself, "What should I do, since I have no place to store my crops?' Then he said, "This is what I'll do. I'll tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and I'll store all my grain and goods in them. read more.
Then I'll say to myself, "You've stored up plenty of good things for many years. Take it easy, eat, drink, and enjoy yourself."' But God told him, "You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you. Now who will get the things you've accumulated?' That's how it is with the person who stores up treasures for himself rather than with God."

2 Thessalonians 3:12

We order and encourage such people by the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.

Genesis 15:2

But Abram replied, "Lord GOD, what can you give me since I continue to be childless, and the heir of my household is Eliezer from Damascus?

Genesis 34:21

"These men are at peace with us," they announced. "Therefore, let them live in the land and trade in it. Look! The land is large enough for them. Let's take their daughters as wives for ourselves and let's give our sons to them.

Matthew 25:27

Then you should've invested my money with the bankers. When I returned, I would've received my money back with interest.'

Luke 19:23

Then why didn't you put my money in the bank? When I returned, I could have collected it with interest.'

Proverbs 27:23-24

Keep well informed of the condition of your flocks and pay attention to your herds, because riches don't endure forever, and crowns don't last from one generation to the next.

2 Kings 22:4-7

"Go to the high priest Hilkiah, so he can count the money that has been brought into the LORD's Temple by the doorkeepers who have been gathering it from the people. Have them deliver it to the workmen who are supervising the LORD's Temple, so that they may pay it over to the workmen who serve in the LORD's Temple to repair its damages, including paying the carpenters, builders, and masons, as well as buying timber and pre-carved stone to repair the Temple. read more.
But you won't need to force them to be accountable for money already paid to them, since they're faithful."

Matthew 25:14-27

"Similarly, it is like a man going on a trip, who called his servants and turned his money over to them. To one man he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, based on their ability. Then he went on his trip. "The one who received five talents went out at once and invested them and earned five more. read more.
In the same way, the one who had two talents earned two more. But the one who received one talent went off, dug a hole in the ground, and buried his master's money. "After a long time, the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them. The one who had received five talents came up and brought five more talents. "Master,' he said, "you gave me five talents. See, I've earned five more talents.' "His master told him, "Well done, good and trustworthy servant! Since you've been trustworthy with a small amount, I'll put you in charge of a large amount. Come and share your master's joy!' "The one with two talents also came forward and said, "Master, you gave me two talents. See, I've earned two more talents. "Then the one who had received one talent came forward and said, "Master, I knew that you were a hard man, harvesting where you haven't planted and gathering where you haven't scattered any seed. Since I was afraid, I went off and hid your talent in the ground. Here, take what's yours!' "His master answered him, "You evil and lazy servant! So you knew that I harvested where I haven't planted and gathered where I haven't scattered any seed? Then you should've invested my money with the bankers. When I returned, I would've received my money back with interest.'

Luke 16:10-12

Whoever is faithful with very little is also faithful with a lot, and whoever is dishonest with very little is also dishonest with a lot. So if you haven't been faithful with unrighteous wealth, who will trust you with true wealth? And if you haven't been faithful with what belongs to foreigners, who will give you what is your own?

1 Timothy 5:16

If any woman is a believer and has relatives who are widows, she should help them. The church should not be burdened, so it can help those widows who have no other family members to care for them.

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 done in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you."

John 13:29

Some thought that, since Judas had the moneybag, Jesus was telling him to buy what they needed for the festival or to give something to the destitute.

Romans 15:26

because the believers in Macedonia and Achaia have been eager to share their resources with the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

Proverbs 3:9-10

Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the first of all your produce, so your barns will be filled with abundance, and your vats will burst open with new wine.

Malachi 3:10

"Bring the entire tithe into the storehouse that there may be food in my house. So put me to the test in this right now," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and see if I won't throw open the windows of heaven for you and pour out on you blessing without measure.

Luke 8:3

Joanna, the wife of Herod's household manager Chuza; Susanna; and many others. These women continued to support them out of their personal resources.

Philippians 4:14-19

Nevertheless, it was kind of you to share my troubles. You Philippians also know that in the early days of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church participated with me in the matter of giving and receiving except for you. Even while I was in Thessalonica, you provided for my needs not once, but twice. read more.
It is not that I am looking for a gift. No, I want to see that you receive the fruit that increases to your benefit. I have been paid in full and have more than enough. I am fully supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus what you sent a fragrant aroma, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God. And my God will fully supply your every need according to his glorious riches in the Messiah Jesus.

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