Summary: The Bible, God and money — Online Bible studies, books and verses on what the Bible says about finances, God and money. Bible-based advice and help for Christians and others. Topics include budgeting and saving, tithing and debt, other Bible-based truth about God and money. For individuals, couples, and small groups.
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The Bible, God and Money
What does the Bible says about God and money? The practical Bible-based financial information and advice in these resources will help you discover the proper place for money in your life. Free printable online Bible studies, verses and other resources offer practical scriptural advice on God and money-related topics such as budgeting, spending wisely, borrowing and getting out of debt. Other topics include how to make decisions as a team and understanding that God owns everything. Check this page from time to time, as well as other topics listed below under “More topics,” since new Bible studies on God and money are added periodically. For individuals, couples and small groups.
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The Bible, God and Money
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Bible verses about money
God owns everything
The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. (Psalm 24:1)
God gives us the ability to make money
For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not? (1 Corinthians 4:7)
God warns us about loving money
But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money … lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God. (2 Timothy 3:1-4)
Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf. (Proverbs 11:28)
God rewards hard work
All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. (Proverbs 14:23)
He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment. (Proverbs 12:11)
God rewards faithfulness
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (Matthew 6:33)
God expects us to be generous
He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done. (Proverbs 19:17)
One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. (Proverbs 11:24)
You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. (2 Corinthians 9:11)
God expects us to be trustworthy
So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches? And if you have not been trustworthy with someone else’s property, who will give you property of your own? (Luke 16:11-12)
Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dis- honest with very little will also be dishonest with much. (Luke 16:10)
God expects us to be wise
The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty. (Proverbs 21:5)
An upright man gives thought to his ways. (Proverbs 21:29)
By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. (Proverbs 24:3-4)
Unless otherwise noted, all Bible verses are from the 1984 New International Version.