10 Bible Verses about Unprofitable Sins
Most Relevant Verses
They have sown wheat but have reaped thorns; they have worn themselves out but without profit. And they shall be ashamed of your [lack of] harvests and revenues because of the fierce and glowing anger of the Lord.
I will expose your [pretended] righteousness and your doings, but they will not help you.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) delivers from death.
All who make graven idols are confusion, chaos, and worthlessness. Their objects (idols) in which they delight do not profit them, and their own witnesses (worshipers) do not see or know, so that they are put to shame.
Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your earnings for what does not satisfy? Hearken diligently to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness [the profuseness of spiritual joy].
For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life [his blessed life in the kingdom of God]? Or what would a man give as an exchange for his [blessed] life [in the kingdom of God]?
For what does it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and ruins or forfeits (loses) himself?
- Commitment, to the world
- False Religion
- Hell, As Incentive To Action
- Idols Not Existing
- Life, Human
- Losing One's Life
- Losing Someone
- Love, Abuse Of
- Money Blessings
- Money, Attitudes To
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Poverty, Spiritual