Riches, Nature Of

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Psalm 24:1-2

A Davidic psalm.The earth and everything in it,
the world and its inhabitants,
belong to the Lord; for He laid its foundation on the seas
and established it on the rivers.

Job 41:11

Who confronted Me, that I should repay him?
Everything under heaven belongs to Me.

Psalm 50:12

If I were hungry, I would not tell you,
for the world and everything in it is Mine.

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge are given to you. I will also give you riches, wealth, and glory, unlike what was given to the kings who were before you, or will be given to those after you.”

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

You may say to yourself, ‘My power and my own ability have gained this wealth for me,’ but remember that the Lord your God gives you the power to gain wealth, in order to confirm His covenant He swore to your fathers, as it is today.

Genesis 26:12-13

Isaac sowed seed in that land, and in that year he reaped a hundred times what was sown. The Lord blessed him, and the man became rich and kept getting richer until he was very wealthy.

Deuteronomy 26:9-10

He led us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey. I have now brought the first of the land’s produce that You, Lord, have given me.You will then place the container before the Lord your God and bow down to Him.

2 Chronicles 25:9

Then Amaziah said to the man of God, “What should I do about the 7,500 pounds of silver I gave to Israel’s division?”The man of God replied, “The Lord is able to give you much more than this.”

Job 1:9-10

Satan answered the Lord, “Does Job fear God for nothing? Haven’t You placed a hedge around him, his household, and everything he owns? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

Psalm 112:1-3

Hallelujah!
Happy is the man who fears the Lord,
taking great delight in His commands. His descendants will be powerful in the land;
the generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house,
and his righteousness endures forever.

Psalm 128:1-2

A song of ascents.How happy is everyone who fears the Lord,
who walks in His ways! You will surely eat
what your hands have worked for.
You will be happy,
and it will go well for you.

Proverbs 8:17-18

I love those who love me,
and those who search for me find me. With me are riches and honor,
lasting wealth and righteousness.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

For everything created by God is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, since it is sanctified by the word of God and by prayer.

Matthew 14:19

Then He commanded the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them. He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Exodus 35:29

So the Israelites brought a freewill offering to the Lord, all the men and women whose hearts prompted them to bring something for all the work that the Lord, through Moses, had commanded to be done.

1 Chronicles 29:6-7

Then the leaders of the households, the leaders of the tribes of Israel, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king’s work gave willingly. For the service of God’s house they gave 185 tons of gold and 10,000 gold coins, 375 tons of silver, 675 tons of bronze, and 4,000 tons of iron.

Acts 4:34-35

For there was not a needy person among them, because all those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the proceeds of the things that were sold, and laid them at the apostles’ feet. This was then distributed for each person’s basic needs.

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied,
and people’s eyes are never satisfied.

Luke 12:18

I will do this,’ he said. ‘I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there.

Job 1:13-19

One day when Job’s sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house, a messenger came to Job and reported: “While the oxen were plowing and the donkeys grazing nearby, the Sabeans swooped down and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”read more.
He was still speaking when another messenger came and reported: “A lightning storm struck from heaven. It burned up the sheep and the servants and devoured them, and I alone have escaped to tell you!” That messenger was still speaking when yet another came and reported: “The Chaldeans formed three bands, made a raid on the camels, and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!” He was still speaking when another messenger came and reported: “Your sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house. Suddenly a powerful wind swept in from the desert and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on the young people so that they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”

Jeremiah 48:36

Therefore, My heart moans like flutes for Moab, and My heart moans like flutes for the people of Kir-heres. And therefore, the wealth he has gained has perished.

1 Peter 1:18

For you know that you were redeemed from your empty way of life inherited from the fathers, not with perishable things like silver or gold,

Revelation 18:14-20

The fruit you craved has left you.
All your splendid and glamorous things are gone;
they will never find them again. The merchants of these things, who became rich from her, will stand far off in fear of her torment, weeping and mourning, saying:Woe, woe, the great city,
dressed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet,
adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls,read more.
for in a single hour
such fabulous wealth was destroyed!And every shipmaster, seafarer, the sailors, and all who do business by sea, stood far off as they watched the smoke from her burning and kept crying out: “Who is like the great city?” They threw dust on their heads and kept crying out, weeping, and mourning:Woe, woe, the great city,
where all those who have ships on the sea
became rich from her wealth,
for in a single hour she was destroyed. Rejoice over her, heaven,
and you saints, apostles, and prophets,
because God has executed your judgment on her!

Luke 12:13-21

Someone from the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” “Friend,” He said to him, “who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?” 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.”read more.
Then He told them a parable:“A rich man’s land was very productive. He thought to himself, ‘What should I do, since I don’t have anywhere to store my crops? I will do this,’ he said. ‘I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there. Then I’ll say to myself, “You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself.”’ “But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared—whose will they be?’ “That’s how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

1 Timothy 6:6-8

But godliness with contentment is a great gain. For we brought nothing into the world,
and we can take nothing out. But if we have food and clothing,
we will be content with these.

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