What the Bible say about money?
There are more than 2000 verses in the Bible that talks about money and possession. Three times more than love.
It only means that God value money because it does two things – It can steal us from his loving arms or draw us closer to him.
Growing up, my mom always quote 1 Timothy 6:10, “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.”
She literally means money is dirty and rich people are greedy.
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But as I grew older, I realized it doesn’t literally means that way. If money is evil what is the reason why I worked hard for money.
How can a church grow without money, love alone cannot pay church bills.
We cannot expand God’s kingdom without money to support the need of a ministry.
Money itself is not evil but the Love of it does.
I believe that loving money above God and your family is the root of all evil because you became greedy.
Money is good in the hands of good and generous people. It is bad in the hand of greedy people.
We use money to fulfill most of our goals and ambition.
Here are some of my collections of Bible Verses about money. And how the Bible talks about money and possession.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also – Matt. 6:21
You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small. You shall not have in your house two kinds of measures, a large and a small. A full and fair weight you shall have, a full and fair measure you shall have, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. – Deuteronomy 25:13
Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need. – Malachi 3:10
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity. – Ecclesiastes 5:10
Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it. – Proverbs 13:11
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Hebrews 13:5
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money. – Matthew 6:24
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. – 1 Timothy 6:10
But Peter said to him, “May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money! – Acts 8:20
You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired worker shall not remain with you all night until the morning. – Leviticus 19:13
A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. – Proverbs 10:4
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? – Luke 14:28
Have you got some lesson today or have some favorite Bible verses that you want to share? Please leave a comment below!
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