There are hundreds of Bible verses about money. In this post I explore 8 key financial scriptures that I think every Christian should know.
The Bible has a lot to say about our financial and spiritual lives. Here is an extended selection of some of the 2000+ bible verses that talk about money.
Every year during the Christmas season our family likes to watch the old Christmas classics like “It’s a Wonderful Life,””Miracle on 34th Street” and “The Bishop’s Wife.“ In “The Bishop’s Wife” the well-meaning but misguided bishop, Henry, dreams of constructing a monumental cathedral. He is obsessed with his dream and the movie begins as he […]
If you’re like me, you’ve already started to feel the pressure of the increased expenses that come during the end of the year. Things like higher utilities, holiday spending, and end of the year tax prep can really put the pressure on your finances. At the end of last month, I sat down with my […]
How many of you have heard that there are over 2,000 Bible verses about money? I’ve heard it, too. In 2007, I wondered if there really were that many Bible verses about money and finances. You see this was of special interest to me as I had just started my career in financial planning. Being […]
This past week I read several posts in the personal finance blogosphere that talked about how having more money can lead to living a happier life. While I do believe that having enough to keep ourselves out of poverty is a desirable thing, I don’t think having money or any material thing is what can […]
This is an article from Lakita at Personal Finance Journey. You can read more of her great writing at her site, or by subscribing to her RSS feed. The Bible records an encounter Jesus had with a man identified only as a “Rich Young Ruler”. This man realized that in spite of all he had…he […]
This article is by Fred at One Project Closer. Fred’s blog is home improvement focused, but he also enjoys personal finance from a Christian perspective. I grew up with the benefit of Christian parents who made giving to God’s work a top priority. My mom regularly reminded my siblings and I that all the money […]
Let each one do just as he has resolved in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7 This verse in 2 Corinthians tells us that God loves a cheerful giver. God wants us to give to our church, and to others freely so that we might […]
It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay – Ecclesiastes 5:5 In this day and age it seems to have become more and more common for people to live above their means, and to use credit and debt to increase their lifestyle. Instead of saving up for […]
I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ Acts 20:35 Giving of ourselves, our time and our money is a great way to change the lives of others, and for us […]
The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get. Proverbs 21:20 The verse is short and sweet – but gets right to the heart of the matter. Those who are wise with their money, plan ahead and save for a rainy day will have wealth and luxury. Those who are foolish spend […]
Having integrity in your financial life and otherwise is an important component of having success. Without integrity riches mean very little.
Times Are Tough, And So Is Finding A New Job We’re living in a down economy and thousands of people have lost their jobs. Budgets are tight! A lot of people are struggling to make ends meet, and they’re having to find new ways to make money. While listening to the radio this morning on […]