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29 Bible Verses about Poverty, Spiritual

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Mark 6:6

and He was amazed at their unbelief. But he went about all the villages round, teaching.

Luke 12:20-21

But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night shall thy soul be required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided? So is he that heapeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich towards God.

Luke 16:22-23

and was carried by angels to Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried. And in hell he lifted up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham from afar, and Lazarus in his bosom.

James 5:1-6

Weep now, ye rich men, and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you. Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten: your gold and silver is cankered, and their rust shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh like fire: ye have been treasuring them up for these last days.read more.
Behold the hire of the laborers, that reaped your fields, of which they are defrauded by you, crieth out against you: and the complaints of the reapers are come into the ears of the Lord of hosts. Ye have lived upon earth delicately and luxuriously; ye fattened your hearts as in a day of slaughter. Ye have condemned, ye have murdered the just one, who resisted you not.

Matthew 13:14-15

And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which saith, Ye shall hear by the hearing of the ear, and not understand; and in seeing ye shall see, and not perceive: for the heart of this people is grown stupid, and their ears are dull of hearing, and they have closed their eyes; least they should see at all with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

Revelation 2:5

Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works: else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of its place, if thou repent not.

Luke 7:6

So Jesus went with them. And when He was now not far from the house, the centurion sent some of his friends to Him, saying Lord, trouble not thyself, for I am not worthy that thou shouldst enter under my roof:

Luke 6:20-21

And lifting up his eyes on his disciples He said, Blessed are ye though poor; for the kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are ye that hunger now; for ye shall be satisfied. Blessed are ye that weep now; for ye shall laugh.

1 Peter 5:5-6

Likewise ye younger, be subject to the elder; and all of you behaving with due submission one to another, be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, but sheweth favor to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time;

James 1:9

Let the brother that is low rejoice in his exaltation: but the rich in his humiliation,

Hebrews 11:37-40

They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain by the sword: they went about in sheep-skins, and goat-skins, being destitute, afflicted, distressed, (of whom the world was not worthy) wandering in deserts, and mountains, and dens, and caves of the earth. And these all, though they obtained an honorable testimony by faith, yet received not the promise;read more.
God having provided something better concerning us, that without us they might not be made perfect.

Revelation 2:9

I know thy works and affliction and poverty (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of those that say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

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Matthew 18:23-25

And therefore the gospel-kingdom is like unto a king, who had a mind to settle accounts with his servants: and when he began to reckon, there was brought to him one, who was debtor in ten thousand talents: and not having it to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife and children and all that he had; and payment to be made.

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Luke 15:14

And when he had spent all, there happen'd a grievous famine in that country, and he began to be in want.