1 Timothy 6:13
In the presence of God, who gives life to all, and before Christ Jesus, who gave a good confession before Pontius Pilate, I charge you
1 Timothy 1:3
As I urged you when I went to Macedonia, remain in Ephesus so that you may command certain people not to teach other doctrine
1 Timothy 5:21
I solemnly charge you, before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, to observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing out of favoritism.
Genesis 13:2
Abram was very rich in livestock, silver, and gold.
Job 1:1-3
There was a man in the country of Uz named Job. He was a man of perfect integrity, who feared God and turned away from evil.
He had seven sons and three daughters.
His estate included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and a very large number of servants. Job was the greatest man among all the people of the east.
Matthew 19:23
Then Jesus said to His disciples, "I assure you: It will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven!
Matthew 27:57
When it was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus.
Luke 19:2
There was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector, and he was rich.
Luke 19:9
"Today salvation has come to this house," Jesus told him, "because he too is a son of Abraham.
Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost."
that they
Deuteronomy 6:10-12
"When the LORD your God brings you into the land He swore to your fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob that He would give you-- a [land with] large and beautiful cities that you did not build,
houses full of every good thing that you did not fill [them with], wells dug that you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant-- and when you eat and are satisfied,
be careful not to forget the LORD who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.
Deuteronomy 8:17
You may say to yourself, 'My power and my own ability have gained this wealth for me,'
Deuteronomy 33:15
with the best products of the ancient mountains and the bounty of the eternal hills;
2 Chronicles 26:16
But when he became strong, he grew arrogant and it led to his own destruction. He acted unfaithfully against the LORD his God by going into the LORD's sanctuary to burn incense on the incense altar.
2 Chronicles 32:25
However, because his heart was proud, Hezekiah didn't respond according to the benefit that had come to him. So there was wrath upon him, upon Judah, and upon Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 32:26
Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart-- he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem-- so the LORD's wrath didn't come on them during Hezekiah's lifetime.
Psalm 10:3
For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings; the one who is greedy curses and despises the LORD.
Psalm 10:4
In all his scheming, the wicked arrogantly thinks: "There is no accountability, [since] God does not exist."
Psalm 73:5-9
They are not in trouble like others; they are not afflicted like most people.
Therefore, pride is their necklace, and violence covers them like a garment.
Their eyes bulge out from fatness; the imaginations of their hearts run wild.
They mock, and they speak maliciously; they arrogantly threaten oppression.
They set their mouths against heaven, and their tongues strut across the earth.
Proverbs 30:9
Otherwise, I might have too much and deny You, saying, "Who is the LORD?" or I might have nothing and steal, profaning the name of my God.
Jeremiah 2:31
[Evil] generation, pay attention to the word of the LORD! Have I been a wilderness to Israel or a land of dense darkness? Why do My people claim: We will go where we want; we will no longer come to You?
Ezekiel 16:49
Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, plenty of food, and comfortable security, but didn't support the poor and needy.
Ezekiel 16:50
They were haughty and did detestable things before Me, so I removed them when I saw [this].
Ezekiel 16:56
Didn't you treat your sister Sodom as an object of scorn when you were proud,
Daniel 4:30
the king exclaimed, "Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?"
Daniel 5:19-23
Because of the greatness He gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages were terrified and fearful of him. He killed anyone he wanted and kept alive anyone he wanted; he exalted anyone he wanted and humbled anyone he wanted.
But when his heart was exalted and his spirit became arrogant, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken from him.
He was driven away from people, his mind was like an animal's, he lived with the wild donkeys, he was fed grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky until he acknowledged that the Most High God is ruler over the kingdom of men and sets anyone He wants over it.
"But you his successor, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, even though you knew all this.
Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. The vessels from His house were brought to you, and as you and your nobles, wives, and concubines drank wine from them, you praised the gods made of silver and gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or understand. But you have not glorified the God who holds your life-breath in His hand and who controls the whole course of your life.
Hosea 13:6
When they had pasture, they became satisfied; they were satisfied, and their hearts became proud. Therefore they forgot Me.
Habakkuk 1:15
The Chaldeans pull them all up with a hook, catch them in their dragnet, and gather them in their fishing net; that is why they are glad and rejoice.
Habakkuk 1:16
That is why they sacrifice to their dragnet and burn incense to their fishing net, for by these things their portion is rich and their food plentiful.
Romans 11:20
True enough; they were broken off by unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.
James 1:9
The brother of humble circumstances should boast in his exaltation;
James 1:10
but the one who is rich [should boast] in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a flower of the field.
Revelation 18:6
Pay her back the way she also paid, and double it according to her works. In the cup in which she mixed, mix a double portion for her.
Revelation 18:7
As much as she glorified herself and lived luxuriously, give her that much torment and grief. Because she says in her heart, 'I sit as queen; I am not a widow, and I will never see grief,'
Job 31:24
If I placed my confidence in gold or called fine gold my trust,
Job 31:25
if I have rejoiced because my wealth is great or because my own hand has acquired [so] much,
Psalm 52:7
"Here is the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, taking refuge in his destructive behavior."
Psalm 62:10
Place no trust in oppression, or false hope in robbery. If wealth increases, pay no attention to it.
Proverbs 11:28
Anyone trusting in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage.
Jeremiah 9:23
This is what the LORD says: The wise must not boast in his wisdom; the mighty must not boast in his might; the rich must not boast in his riches.
Jeremiah 9:24
But the one who boasts should boast in this, that he understands and knows Me-- that I am the LORD, showing faithful love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for I delight in these things. [This is] the LORD's declaration.
Mark 10:24
But the disciples were astonished at His words. Again Jesus said to them, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!
Luke 12:15-21
He then told them, "Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one's life is not in the abundance of his possessions."
Then He told them a parable: "A rich man's land was very productive.
He thought to himself, 'What should I do, since I don't have anywhere to store my crops?
I will do this,' he said. 'I'll tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and store all my grain and my goods there.
Then I'll say to myself, "You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself."'
"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared-- whose will they be?'
"That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."
Ephesians 5:5
For know and recognize this: no sexually immoral or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.
uncertain riches
Proverbs 23:5
As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears, for it makes wings for itself and flies like an eagle to the sky.
Proverbs 27:24
for wealth is not forever; not even a crown lasts for all time.
Ecclesiastes 5:13
There is a sickening tragedy I have seen under the sun: wealth kept by its owner to his harm.
Ecclesiastes 5:14
That wealth was lost in a bad venture, so when he fathered a son, he was empty-handed.
Psalm 62:8
Trust in Him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts before Him. God is our refuge. Selah
Psalm 84:11
For the LORD God is a sun and shield. The LORD gives grace and glory; He does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.
Psalm 84:12
LORD of Hosts, happy is the person who trusts in You!
Psalm 118:8
It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
Psalm 118:9
It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in nobles.
Jeremiah 17:7
Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence indeed is the LORD.
Jeremiah 17:8
He will be like a tree planted by water: it sends its roots out toward a stream, it doesn't fear when heat comes, and its foliage remains green. It will not worry in a year of drought or cease producing fruit.
the living
1 Timothy 3:15
But if I should be delayed, [I have written] so that you will know how people ought to act in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
1 Timothy 4:10
In fact, we labor and strive for this, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of everyone, especially of those who believe.
1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves report about us what kind of reception we had from you: how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God,
Psalm 104:28
When You give it to them, they gather it; when You open Your hand, they are satisfied with good things.
Matthew 6:32
For the idolaters eagerly seek all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
Acts 14:27
After they arrived and gathered the church together, they reported everything God had done with them, and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
Acts 17:25
Neither is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives everyone life and breath and all things.
Ecclesiastes 5:18
Here is what I have seen to be good: it is appropriate to eat, drink, and experience good in all the labor one does under the sun during the few days of his life God has given him, because that is his reward.
Ecclesiastes 5:19
God has also given riches and wealth to every man, and He has allowed him to enjoy them, take his reward, and rejoice in his labor. This is a gift of God,
Colossians 3:16
Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God.
Titus 3:6
This [Spirit] He poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior,