Poverty, Spiritual

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Matthew 13:58

But Jesus told them, "A prophet is without honor only in his hometown and in his own home." He did not perform many miracles there because of their unbelief.

Mark 6:6

He was amazed at their unbelief. Then he went around to the villages and continued teaching.

Proverbs 10:21

What the righteous person says nourishes many, but fools die because they lack discerning hearts.

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore my people go into exile because they lack understanding; my honored men go hungry, and the crowd is parched with thirst.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind; they are all without knowledge. They are all dumb dogs they cannot bark. They keep on dreaming and lying around, and they're lovers of sleep! Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

Jeremiah 5:4

Then I said, "These are only the poor, they're foolish, for they don't know the LORD's way, the requirement of their God.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed because they lack knowledge of me. Because you rejected that knowledge, I will reject you as a priest for me. Since you forget the Law of your God, I will also forget your children.

1 Timothy 6:5

and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit.

Luke 12:20-21

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."

Luke 16:22-23

"One day, the beggar died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried. In the afterlife, where he was in constant torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus by his side.

James 5:1-6

Now listen, you rich people! Cry and moan over the miseries that are overtaking you. Your riches are rotten, your clothes have been eaten by moths, your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be used as evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have stored up treasures in these last days. read more.
Look! The wages that you kept back from the workers who harvested your fields are shouting out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of the Heavenly Armies. You have lived in luxury and pleasure on earth. You have fattened yourselves for the day of slaughter. You have condemned and murdered the one who is righteous, even though he did not rebel against you.

Amos 8:11

"Look! The days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "when I will send a famine throughout the land not a famine of food or a thirst for water but rather a famine of hearing the words of the LORD.

Lamentations 2:9

Jerusalem's gates collapsed to the ground; he destroyed and broke the bars of her gates. Both king and prince have gone into captivity. There is no instruction, and the prophets receive no vision from the LORD.

Ezekiel 7:26

Disaster upon disaster will come, followed by rumor after rumor. They'll seek an oracle from the prophet, but the Law will be gone from the priests, and counsel from the elders.

Matthew 13:14-15

"With them the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says: "You will listen and listen but never understand. You will look and look but never comprehend, for this people's heart has become dull, and their ears are hard of hearing. They have shut their eyes so that they might not see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.'

Revelation 2:5

Therefore, remember how far you have fallen. Repent and go back to what you were doing at first. If you don't, I will come to you and remove your lamp stand from its place unless you repent.

Psalm 40:17

But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think about me. You are my help and deliverer. My God, do not tarry too long! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried out, and the LORD heard and delivered him from all of his distress.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like you? Who delivers the weak from the one who is stronger than he, and the weak and the needy from the one who wants to rob him?"

Psalm 70:5

As for me, I am poor and needy. God, come quickly to me. You are my helper and my deliverer. LORD, please do not delay.

Psalm 86:1

LORD, listen and answer me, for I am afflicted and needy.

Psalm 109:22

Indeed, I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.

Psalm 8:3-4

When I look at the heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars that you established what is man that you take notice of him, or the son of man that you pay attention to him?

Luke 7:6

So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to tell Jesus, "Sir, stop troubling yourself, because I'm not worthy to have you come under my roof.

Luke 6:20-21

Then Jesus looked at his disciples and said, "How blessed are you who are destitute, because the kingdom of God is yours! How blessed are you who are hungry now, because you will be satisfied! How blessed are you who are crying now, because you will laugh!

Psalm 116:6

the LORD watches over the innocent; I was brought low, and he delivered me.

Isaiah 66:2

All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.

1 Peter 5:5-6

In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders. All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because: "God opposes the arrogant, but gives grace to the humble." Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, so that at the proper time he may exalt you.

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little that the righteous have than the abundance of many wicked people.

Proverbs 15:16-17

Better is a little accompanied by fear of the LORD than abundant wealth with turmoil. A vegetarian meal served with love is better than a big, thick steak with a plateful of animosity.

Proverbs 16:8

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

Proverbs 28:6

It's better to be poor and live a blameless life than to be rich but crooked in one's lifestyle.

Proverbs 16:19

Better to be humble among the poor, than to share what is stolen with the proud.

James 1:9

A brother of humble means should rejoice in his having been exalted,

Hebrews 11:37-40

They were stoned to death, sawed in half, and killed with swords. They went around in sheepskins and goatskins. They were needy, oppressed, and mistreated. The world wasn't worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, and from caves to holes in the ground. All these people won approval for their faith but they did not receive what was promised, read more.
since God had planned something better for us, so that they would not be perfected without us.

Revelation 2:9

"I know your suffering and your poverty though you are rich and the slander committed by those who claim to be Jews but are not. They are the synagogue of Satan.

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Poverty, spiritual » Destitution of the truth

1 Timothy 6:5

and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit.

2 Chronicles 15:3

"Listen to me, Asa, Judah, and Benjamin! The LORD is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will allow you to find him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you. Israel lived for years without the true God, priests to teach them, and the Law,

Amos 8:11

"Look! The days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "when I will send a famine throughout the land not a famine of food or a thirst for water but rather a famine of hearing the words of the LORD.

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The bankrupt servant

Matthew 18:23-25

"That is why the kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. When he had begun to settle the accounts, a person who owed him 10,000 talents was brought to him. Because he couldn't pay, his master ordered him, his wife, his children, and everything that he owned to be sold so that payment could be made.

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The laodicean church

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The gentiles

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » Inhabitants of jerusalem

Jeremiah 5:4

Then I said, "These are only the poor, they're foolish, for they don't know the LORD's way, the requirement of their God.

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The prodigal son

Luke 15:14

After he had spent everything, a severe famine took place throughout that country, and he began to be in need.

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