Bible verses about "hoarding" | CAB

Matthew 6:31-33

31 Therefore do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we put on?' 32 "For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

Matthew 16:26

26 For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, but forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give as an exchange for his soul?

Luke 12:19-21

19 And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid away for many years; relax; eat, drink, and be merry." ' 20 But God said to him, 'You fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have prepared?' 21 So is he who accumulates treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

Mark 10:27

27 But looking at them Jesus said, "With men it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God."

Philippians 4:4-7

4 Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. 6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and petition, along with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 6:6-10

6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain that neither can we carry anything out! 8 But having food and clothing, with these things we shall be content. 9 But those desiring to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many senseless and harmful lusts which sink men in destruction and perdition. 10 For the love of money is a root of all evils, of which some by aspiring have strayed away from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

1 John 2:15

15 Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Proverbs 11:26

26 May he that hoards grain leave it to the nation: but blessing be on the head of him that gives it.

Proverbs 3:27-28

27 Do not refrain from doing good to the poor, whenever your hand may have power to help them. 28 Do not say, Come back another time, tomorrow I will give; while you are able today to do him good; for you know not what the next day will bring forth.

Matthew 6:24

24 "No one is able to serve two masters; for either he will hate the one, and he will love the other, or else he will be devoted to the one, and he will despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

Matthew 19:21-22

21 Jesus said to him, "If you desire to be perfect, go, sell your belongings and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me." 22 But when the young man heard the word, he went away grieved, for he had many possessions.

Luke 12:16-21

16 Then He told a parable to them, saying: "The field of a certain rich man produced well. 17 And he reasoned within himself, saying, 'What shall I do, because I have nowhere to gather my crops?' 18 So he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and I will build bigger ones, and there I will gather all my crops and my goods. 19 And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid away for many years; relax; eat, drink, and be merry." ' 20 But God said to him, 'You fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have prepared?' 21 So is he who accumulates treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

James 5:1-3

1 Listen now, you rich, weep and howl at your miseries which are coming upon you! 2 Your riches have decayed, and your garments have become moth-eaten. 3 Your gold and silver have become corroded, and their poison will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in the last days.

1 Timothy 5:8

8 But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Luke 12:15-21

15 And He said to them, "Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions." 16 Then He told a parable to them, saying: "The field of a certain rich man produced well. 17 And he reasoned within himself, saying, 'What shall I do, because I have nowhere to gather my crops?' 18 So he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and I will build bigger ones, and there I will gather all my crops and my goods. 19 And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid away for many years; relax; eat, drink, and be merry." ' 20 But God said to him, 'You fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have prepared?' 21 So is he who accumulates treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

Luke 12:34

34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

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