Bible verses about "profit" | Murdock

Mark 8:36

36 For, what will a man be profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose his life?

Matthew 6:24

24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will honor the one and neglect the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Acts 4:34

34 And no one among them was destitute; for those who possessed lands or houses, sold, and brought the price of what was sold,

James 1:27

27 For the worship that is pure and holy before God the Father, is this: to visit the fatherless and the widows in their affliction, and that one keep himself unspotted from the world.

Matthew 7:21-23

21 Not whoever may say to me, My Lord, my Lord, will enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me in that day, My Lord, my Lord, have-we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name cast out demons? and in thy name wrought many works of power? 23 And then will I declare to them; I never knew you. Depart from me, ye doers of evil.

2 Corinthians 9:6

6 And this I say: He that soweth sparingly, shall also reap sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully, shall also reap bountifully.

1 Timothy 6:10

10 for the love of money is the root of all these evils. And there are some who, coveting it, have erred from the faith, and brought themselves into many sorrows.

Matthew 16:26

26 For what will it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and shall lose his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?

Matthew 6:19-21

19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures on the earth, where moth and rust spoil, and where thieves dig through and steal. 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where no moth and no rust can spoil, and no thieves dig through nor steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart also be.

Acts 20:35

35 And I have showed you all things; that thus it is a duty to labor, and to care for the infirm, and to remember the words of our Lord Jesus; for he hath said, That he is more blessed who giveth, than he who receiveth.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

17 Charge the rich of this world, that they be not uplifted in their minds; and that they confide not in riches, in which is no security; but in the living God, who giveth us all things abundantly for our comfort: 18 and that they do good works, and be rich in well-doings; and be ready to give and to communicate: 19 and that they lay up for themselves a good foundation for that which is future; that they may take hold of real life.

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