31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’
32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Matthew 6:31-33 (NIV)
Where does wealth come from? God is the source of wealth.
8 But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.
Deuteronomy 8:18 (NIV)
- Earn money ethically
11 Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
Proverbs 13:11 (NIV)
4 A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
Proverbs 13:4 (NIV)
19 Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies will have their fill of poverty.
Proverbs 28:19 (NIV)
- Spend wisely
3 By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established;
4 through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.
Proverbs 24:3-4 (NIV)
22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
Proverbs 15:22 (NIV)
1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
Psalm 1:1 (ESV)
- Avoid destructive debt
7 ...and the borrower is slave to the lender.
Proverbs 22:7 (NIV)
- Save consistently
20 The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.
Proverbs 21:20 (NIV)
5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”
Hebrews 13:5 (NLT)
- Give generously and obediently.
9 Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops;
Proverbs 3:9 (NLT)|
23 Bring this tithe to the designated place of worship—the place the Lord your God chooses for his name to be honored—....Doing this will teach you always to fear the Lord your God.
Deuteronomy 14:23 (NLT)
28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.
Ephesians 4:28 (NLT)
38 Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.
Luke 6:38 (NLT)