10 Bible Verses about Spiritual Destitution
Most Relevant Verses
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
For many days Israel was without the true God and without a teaching priest and without law.
We do not see our signs;
There is no longer any prophet,
Nor is there any among us who knows how long.
Her gates have sunk into the ground,
He has destroyed and broken her bars.
Her king and her princes are among the nations;
The law is no more.
Also, her prophets find
No vision from the Lord.
Disaster will come upon disaster and rumor will be added to rumor; then they will seek a vision from a prophet, but the law will be lost from the priest and counsel from the elders.
“Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord God,
“When I will send a famine on the land,
Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water,
But rather for hearing the words of the Lord.
Now when he had spent everything, a severe famine occurred in that country, and he began to be impoverished.
remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.
Because you say, “I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing,” and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,
- Destitution (6 instances)