godliness
1 Timothy 4:8
for, the training of the body has a limited benefit, but godliness is beneficial in every way, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
Psalm 37:16
Better the little that the righteous man has than the abundance of many wicked people.
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.
Proverbs 3:13-18
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Happy is a man who finds wisdom and who acquires understanding,
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for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold.
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She is more precious than jewels; nothing you desire compares with her.
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Long life is in her right hand; in her left, riches and honor.
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Her ways are pleasant, and all her paths, peaceful.
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She is a tree of life to those who embrace her, and those who hold on to her are happy.
Proverbs 8:18-21
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With me are riches and honor, lasting wealth and righteousness.
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My fruit is better than solid gold, and my harvest than pure silver.
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I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice,
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giving wealth as an inheritance to those who love me, and filling their treasuries.
Proverbs 15:16
Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure with turmoil.
Proverbs 16:8
Better a little with righteousness than great income with injustice.
Matthew 6:32
For the idolaters eagerly seek all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
Matthew 6:33
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.
Luke 12:31
"But seek His kingdom, and these things will be provided for you.
Luke 12:32
Don't be afraid, little flock, because your Father delights to give you the kingdom.
Romans 5:3-5
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And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
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endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.
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This hope does not disappoint, because God's love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Romans 8:28
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our momentary light affliction is producing for us an absolutely incomparable eternal weight of glory.
2 Corinthians 4:18
So we do not focus on what is seen, but on what is unseen; for what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if our earthly house, a tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Philippians 1:21
For me, living is Christ and dying is gain.
Hebrews 13:5
Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.
contentment
1 Timothy 6:8
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.
Exodus 2:21
Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses [in marriage].
Luke 3:14
Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."
Philippians 4:11-13
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I don't say this out of need, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.
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I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret [of being content]-- whether well-fed or hungry, whether in abundance or in need.
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I am able to do all things through Him who strengthens me.