Summary: Bible study on money and our finances (key scriptures and verses about God and money)

Summary: Bible study — Key scriptures and verses about God and money

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Bible Verses About Money

Key scriptures with guidelines on money and finances

 

 

 

Doug Britton, MFT
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God owns everything

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. (Psalm 24:1)

Related: Acknowledge that God owns everything

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 not to love 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)

Related: Love God, not money

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)

Related: See yourself as God’s steward (or assistant)

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)

Related: Be a generous person

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)

Related: Spend (God’s) money wisely

Doug Britton, MFT

Doug Britton, MFT

Doug Britton, Bible-based Marriage and Family Therapist, has helped hundreds of thousands of people as a therapist, clinical director of a treatment center, seminar speaker, radio cohost, and author of over twenty books that show how to apply God's truths in your daily life. (Visit www.dougbrittonbooks.com.)

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