Scriptures on Money

Save Your Church Money Blog

God’s word is full of wisdom about  money.  As you prepare for your next message  about stewardship you may want to consider some of the following scriptures. (Part One)


Matthew 6:24

“No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”

Proverbs 6:6–8

“Go to the ant, O sluggard, observe her ways and be wise, which, having no chief, officer or ruler, prepares her food in the summer and gathers her provision in the harvest.”

Proverbs 21:20

“In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has.”

Proverbs 21:5

“The plans of the diligent lead surely to plenty, but those of everyone who is hasty, surely to poverty.”

Proverbs 13:11

“Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.”

Proverbs 22:6

“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.”

Luke 14:28–30

“For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it—lest, after he has laid the foundation, and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish’?”

Proverbs 27:23

“Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and attend to your herds.”

Proverbs 16:3

“Commit your works to the Lord, and your thoughts will be established.”

Genesis 41:35–36

“And let them gather all the food of those good years that are coming, and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities. Then that food shall be as a reserve for the land for the seven years of famine which shall be in the land of Egypt, that the land may not perish during the famine.”

Proverbs 28:20

“A faithful man will abound with blessings, but he who hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.”

Psalm 62:10

“…if riches increase, do not set your heart on them.”

Proverbs 24:27

“Prepare your outside work, make it fit for yourself in the field; and afterward build your house.”

Psalm 20:4

“May He give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.”

Isaiah 30:1

“‘Woe to the rebellious children,’ says the Lord, ‘Who take counsel, but not of Me, and who devise plans, but not of My Spirit, that they may add sin to sin.'”

Matthew 6:21

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

2 Thessalonians 3:10

“For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat.”


Proverbs 11:1

“Dishonest scales are an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is His delight.”

Psalm 37:21

“The wicked borrows and does not repay, but the righteous shows mercy and gives.”