|15 Essential Biblical Texts|
We’re all human …
We want the good things life has to offer, and that means we strive for success in our workplace, in our businesses, and in our finances.
But it’s awfully easy to get caught up in the pursuit of physical rewards, and it’s just as easy get worked up when times get tough.
Lucky for us, there is plenty of guidance and inspiration to be found in the Bible when it comes to finances and worldly possessions.
Here, then, are just a few of my favorite Bible verses about blessings and prosperity,
For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Psalm 23: 5-6
….Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
II Corinthians 12:9-11
But he said to me, my grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
1 Samuel 2:7
The LORD sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.
3 John 1:2
Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, “Gather the pieces that are left over. Let nothing be wasted.”
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.