Riches, Nature Of
Most Relevant Verses
The earth is the LORD'S, and all it contains, The world, and those who dwell in it.
"Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone.
"Otherwise, you may say in your heart, 'My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.'
Now Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in the same year a hundredfold. And the LORD blessed him,
and He has brought us to this place and has given us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Then Satan answered the LORD, "Does Job fear God for nothing?
Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.
How blessed is everyone who fears the LORD, Who walks in His ways.
"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.
For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude;
Ordering the people to sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds,
For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.
Then the rulers of the fathers' households, and the princes of the tribes of Israel, and the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, with the overseers over the king's work, offered willingly;
"Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys.
"And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings.
Zaccheus stopped and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my possessions I will give to the poor, and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will give back four times as much."
For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or houses would sell them and bring the proceeds of the sales
Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.
Now on the day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house,
When you set your eyes on it, it is gone. For wealth certainly makes itself wings Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
"The fruit you long for has gone from you, and all things that were luxurious and splendid have passed away from you and men will no longer find them.
The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
Someone in the crowd said to Him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me."
But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.