Poverty is a blessing
Luke 6:20 View context
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed [be ye] poor: for your's is the kingdom of God.
Luke 6:24 View context
But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
James 2:5 View context
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
Riches are a blessing
Proverbs 10:15 View context
The rich man's wealth [is] his strong city: the destruction of the poor [is] their poverty.
Job 22:23-24 View context
If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles.
Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the [gold] of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.
Job 42:12 View context
So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
Neither are a blessing
Proverbs 30:8-9 View context
Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
Lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who [is] the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God [in vain].