Bible verses about "hoarding" | Riverside

Matthew 6:31-33

31 So do not be anxious, saying, What are we to eat? or, What are we to drink? or, What are we to wear? 32 For all these things the pagans seek after. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But you must seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be supplied to you.

Matthew 16:26

26 For what profit will a man have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? or what can a man give to buy back his soul?

Mark 10:27

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

Luke 12:19-21

19 and I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years, take your ease, eat, drink, be merry!' 20 But God said to him, 'Foolish man, this night your soul will be required of you; and the things that you have prepared — whose will they be?' 21 So is he who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."

1 Timothy 6:6-10

6 Religion with contentment is a great source of gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world and we cannot carry anything out. 8 If we have food and clothing we will be content with these. 9 But those who are determined to be rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and injurious passions which plunge men into destruction and ruin. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some men grasping for it have strayed from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pangs.

Philippians 4:4-7

4 Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I say rejoice. 5 Let your fairness be known to all men. The Lord is near. 6 Do not worry, but in everything by prayer and entreaty with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God which passes all understanding will guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.

1 John 2:15

15 Do not love the world nor the things that are in the world. If any one loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Matthew 6:24

24 No one can serve two masters. For either he will hate one and love the other or he will hold to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and Mammon.

Matthew 19:21-22

21 Jesus said to him, "If you wish to be perfect, go sell your property and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and then come, follow me." 22 When the young man heard that saying, he went away grieved. For he possessed great wealth.

Luke 12:16-21

16 He gave them an illustration, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man yielded abundantly. 17 He debated within himself, saying, 'What shall I do? for I have no place to store my crops.' 18 Then he said, 'I will do this: I will pull down my barns and will build larger ones, and there I will store all my wheat and my goods; 19 and I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years, take your ease, eat, drink, be merry!' 20 But God said to him, 'Foolish man, this night your soul will be required of you; and the things that you have prepared — whose will they be?' 21 So is he who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."

James 5:1-3

1 COME, now, you rich men, wail and lament over the miseries that are coming upon you. 2 Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten, 3 your gold and silver are rusted over and the rust on them will be an evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire.

1 Timothy 5:8

8 If any one does not provide for his own, and especially those of his own household, he has disowned the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Luke 12:15-21

15 He said to them, "See to it and be on your guard against every form of covetousness, for not even when one has a superabundance is his life from the things he owns." 16 He gave them an illustration, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man yielded abundantly. 17 He debated within himself, saying, 'What shall I do? for I have no place to store my crops.' 18 Then he said, 'I will do this: I will pull down my barns and will build larger ones, and there I will store all my wheat and my goods; 19 and I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years, take your ease, eat, drink, be merry!' 20 But God said to him, 'Foolish man, this night your soul will be required of you; and the things that you have prepared — whose will they be?' 21 So is he who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."

Luke 12:34

34 for where your treasure is there your heart will be.

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