GOOD BIBLE QUOTES ABOUT MONEY AND GREED, BLESSINGS, MANAGEMENT, TROUBLE

What the Bible say about money, is it good or evil?

This post will make clear to all who is uncleared about money, greed, blessings, management and troubles. The quotes are gotten from different translation of the bible:

  • GOOD NEWS TRANSLATION ( GNT)
  • THE MESSAGE BIBLE TRANSLATION (MBT)

 

  • If you love money, you will never be satisfied; if you long to be rich, you will never get all you want. It is useless. (Eccl 5:10 (GNT)
  • Don’t put your trust in violence; don’t hope to gain anything by robbery, even if your riches increase, don’t depend on them. (Psa 62: 10 (GNT)
  • Be wise enough not to wear yourself out trying to get rich. Your money can be gone in a flash, as if it had grown wings and flown away like an eagle. (Prov 23: 4- 5 (MBT)
  • Sell all your belongings and give the money to the poor. Provide for yourselves purses that don’t wear out, and save your riches in heaven, where they will never decrease, because no thief can get to them, and no moth can destroy them. (Luke 12: 33 (GNT)
  • Bring the full amount of tithes to the temple, so that there will be plenty of food there. Put me to the test and you will see that I will open the windows of heaven and pour out on you abundance in all kinds of good things. (Mal 3:10 (GNT)
  • Fulfill your obligations as a citizen. Pay your taxes, pay your bills, respect your leaders. (Rom 13:7 (MBT)
  • Peter said, “To hell with your money! And you along with it. Why that’s unthinkable – trying to buy God’s gift! (Acts 8:20 (MBT)
  • Lust for money bring trouble and nothing but trouble. Going down that path, some lose their footing in faith completely and live to regret it bitter ever after. (1Tim 6:10 (MBT)
  • The poor are always ruled over the rich, so don’t borrow and put yourself under their power. (Prov 22:7 (MBT)
  • If, then you have not been faithful in handling worldly wealth, how can you be trusted with true wealth? (Luke 16:16 (GNT)
  • Don’t hoard treasure down here where it gets eaten by moths and corroded by rust or worse! Stolen by burglars. (Matt 6:19 (MBT)
  • The more easily you get your wealth, the sooner you will lose it. The harder it is to earn, the more you will have. (Prov 13:11 (GNT)
  • You cannot be a slave of two masters; you will hate one and love the other; you will be loyal to one and despite the other. You cannot serve both God and money. (Matt 6:24 (GNT)
  • He makes some people poor and others rich; he humbles some and make others great. (1Sam 2:7 (GNT)
  • God’s blessings makes life rich; nothing we do can improve on God.(Prov 10:22 (MBT)
  • Hard work always pay; mere talks puts no bread on the table. (Prov 14:23 (MBT)
  • Double protection: wisdom and wealth! Plus this bonus: wisdom energizes it’s owner. (Eccl 7:12 (MBT)
  • The rich thinks their wealth protects them; they imagine themselves safe behind it. (Prov 18:11 (MBT)
  • If one of you is planning to build a tower, you sit down first and figure out what it will cost, to see if you have enough money to finish the job. (Luke 14:28 (GNT)
  • The wicked borrow and they never pay back, but good people are generous with their gifts. (Psl 37:21 (GNT)
  • Well, think again. Remember that God, your God, gave you the strength to produce all this wealth so as to confirm the covenant that he promised to your ancestors – as it is today.(Duet 8:18 9MBT)
  • Honor God with everything you own; give him the first and the best. (Prov 3:9 (MBT)
  • It does a fool no good to spend money on an education, because he has no common sense. (Prov 17:16 (GNT)
  • Do not make them pay interest on the money you lend them, and do not make a profit on the food you sell to them. (Lev 25:37 (GNT)
  • Being lazy will make you poor, but hard work will make you rich. (Prov 10:4 (GNT)
  • Selfish people are in such a hurry to get rich that they don’t know when poverty will want to strike.(Prov 28;22 (GNT)
  • A good life gets passed onto the grandchildren; ill-gotten wealth ends up with good people. (Prov 13:22 (MBT)
  • A life devoted to things is a dead life, a stump; a God-shaped life is a flourishing tree. (Prov 11:28 (MBT)
  • Don’t be obsessed with getting more material things. B relaxed with what you have.since God assured us, “I’ll never let you down, never walk off and leave you,” (Heb 13:5 (MBT)