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44 Bible Verses about possessions
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So they sold their possessions and property and distributed the proceeds to all, as anyone had a need.
He then told them, "Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one's life is not in the abundance of his possessions."
God has also given riches and wealth to every man, and He has allowed him to enjoy them, take his reward, and rejoice in his labor. This is a gift of God,
If anyone has this world's goods and sees his brother in need but shuts off his compassion from him-how can God's love reside in him?
Look! I am ready to come to you this third time. I will not burden you, for I am not seeking what is yours, but you. For children are not obligated to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
In the same way, therefore, every one of you who does not say good-bye to all his possessions cannot be My disciple.
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor so that he lacks nothing of all he desires for himself, but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a sickening tragedy.
Honor the Lord with your possessions and with the first produce of your entire harvest;
And if I donate all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but do not have love, I gain nothing.
"If you want to be perfect," Jesus said to him, "go, sell your belongings and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me."
Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but instead they held everything in common.
His estate included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and a very large number of servants. Job was the greatest man among all the people of the east.
For you sympathized with the prisoners and accepted with joy the confiscation of your possessions, knowing that you yourselves have a better and enduring possession.
For everything that belongs to the world-the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride in one's lifestyle-is not from the Father, but is from the world.
How countless are Your works, Lord! In wisdom You have made them all; the earth is full of Your creatures.
After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his prosperity and doubled his [previous] possessions.
But Zacchaeus stood there and said to the Lord, "Look, I'll give half of my possessions to the poor, Lord! And if I have extorted anything from anyone, I'll pay back four times as much!"
Then, looking at him, Jesus loved him and said to him, "You lack one thing: Go, sell all you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me."