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Contentment


Hebrews 13:5 

Keep your life free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for He has said, 'I will never leave you or forsake you.

I Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. 

Matthew 6:2 ESV

No one can serve two masters, for either they will hate the one and love the other, or they will be devoted to one a despise the other. You cannot serve God and money. 

Proverbs 30:8-9

Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and say, who is the Lord? or lest I be poor and steal and profane the name of my God.

Giving


Exodus 22:25 

If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like the moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him.

Leviticus 25:37

You shall not lend him your money at interest, nor give him your food for profit.

Matthew 5:42

Give to the one who begs from you, do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

Proverbs 22:16

Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth, or gives to the rich will only come to poverty.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children.

Proverbs 3

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firs fruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.

Investing


Proverbs 12:22 

Better is little with righteousness, then much gain with injustice.

I Corinthians 10:31

So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all for the Glory of God.

Proverbs 1:8 

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent...they say 'we shall find all precious goods... throw in your lot among us...such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.

Proverbs 10:2

Treasure gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, but the belly of the wicked suffers want. 

Ecclesiastes 11:2

Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight; you do not know what disaster may come upon the land.

Savings


Proverbs 13:11

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

Proverbs 12:24

The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor.

Proverbs 12:27

Whoever is slothful will not roast his game, but the diligent man will get precious wealth.

Proverbs 12:11

Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.

Matthew 25:27

Then you ought to have invested my money with the bankers, and at my coming I should have received what was my own with interest.


Work


Proverbs 23:4-5

Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist. When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it spouts wings, flying like an eagle towards heaven.

Proverbs 12:24

The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor.

Proverbs 12:27

Whoever is slothful will not roast his game, but the diligent man will get precious wealth.

Proverbs 12:11

Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.

Proverbs 10:16

The wages of the righteous leads to life, the gain of the wicked to sin.

Advice


Proverbs 1:8 

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent...they say 'we shall find all precious goods... throw in your lot among us...such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.

Proverbs 12:15

The way of the fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

Proverbs 22:4

The reward for humility and fear of the Lord, is riches and honor and life.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and disgrace come to him who ignores instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is honored.

Proverbs 13:10

By insolence comes nothing but strife, but with those who take advice is wisdom. 

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future. 

Debt


Psalm 37:21

The wicked borrows and does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not one of those who gives pledges who puts up security for debts. If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you?

Proverbs 22:7

The rich rules over the poor and the borrower is slave to the lender.

Taxes


Matthew 22:21

They said, Caesar's. Then He said to them, therefore, render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.

Proverbs 22:29

Do you see a man skillful in his work? He will stand before Kings.