Earthly Wealth and Poverty

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Matthew 4:8-11 (parallel to Luke 4:5-8 below) –  The devil tempts Jesus with the world.

Matthew 5:3 (parallel in Luke 6:20 below)  –  “Blessed are the poor in spirit…”

Matthew 6:2-4  –  “So when you give to the poor…”

Matthew 6:19-23  –  “Do not store up foryourselves treasures on earth…”

Matthew 6:24 (parallel in Luke 16:13 below)  –  “…You cannot serve God and wealth.”
Matthew 6:24 KJV  –  “…Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”

Matthew 6:25-34 (parallel to Luke 12:22-32 below)  –  “…do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on…”

Matthew 11:5  –  “…and the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.”

Matthew 13:22 (parallel to Mark 4:19 and Luke 8:14 below)  –  “…and the worry of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word…”

Matthew 16:26 (parallel to Mark 8:36 and Luke 9:25 below)  –  “…if he gains the whole world…”  –  This is from Jesus’ teaching about taking up one’s cross and following Him.  

Matthew 19:16-30 (especially Matthew 19:21, 22, 23, 24)  –  “…it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven…”  –  This is called the story of “the rich young ruler.”  It also appears in Mark 10:17-30 and Luke 18:18-30, both below.

Matthew 26:11 (parallel to Mark 14:7 and John 12:8 below, and alluded to in Deuteronomy 15:11 below)  –  “For the poor you always have with you…”

Mark 4:19 (parallel to Matthew 13:22 above and Luke 8:14 below)  –  “but the worries of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word…”

Mark 8:36 (parallel to Matthew 16:26 above and Luke 9:25 below)  –  “…to gain the whole world…”  –  This is from Jesus’ teaching about taking up one’s cross and following Him.  

Mark 10:17-30 (especially Mark 10:21, 22, 23, 24, 25)  –  This is called the story of “the rich young ruler.”  It also appears in Matthew 19:16-30 above and Luke 18:18-30 below.

Mark 12:41-44 (parallel to Luke 21:1-4 below) –  “…many rich people were putting in large sums  A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins…”

Mark 14:7 (parallel to Matthew 26:11 above and John 12:8 below, and alluded to in Deuteronomy 15:11 below)  –  “For you always have the poor with you…”

Luke 4:5-8 (parallel to Matthew 4:8-11 above) –  The devil tempts Jesus with the world.

Luke 4:18  –  “…BECAUSE HE ANOINTED ME TO PREACH THE GOSPEL TO THE POOR…”

Luke 6:20 (parallel in Matthew 5:3 above)  –  “…Blessed are you who are poor…”

Luke 7:22  –  “…the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM.”

Luke 8:14 (parallel to Matthew 13:22 and Mark 4:19 above)  –  “…they are choked with worries and riches and pleasures of this life…”

Luke 9:25 (parallel to Matthew 16:26 and Mark 8:36 above  –  “…if he gains the whole world…”  –  This is from Jesus’ teaching about taking up one’s cross and following Him.  

Luke 12:13-15  –  “…for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.”

Luke 12:16-21  –  “…I will tear down my barns and build larger ones…”

Luke 12:22-32 (parallel to Matthew 6:25-34 above)  –  “…do not be anxious for your life, as to what you shall eat; nor for your body, as to what you shall put on…”

Luke 12:33-34  –  “Sell your possessions and give to charity…For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Luke 14:13  –  “…invite the poor…”

Luke 14:21  –  “…and bring in here the poor and crippled and blind and lame.”

Luke 16:11  –  “…if you have not been faithful in the use of unrighteous wealth…”

Luke 16:13 (parallel in Matthew 6:24 above)  –  “…You cannot serve God and wealth.”
Luke 16:13 KJV  –  “…Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”

Luke 16:14-18  –  “Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money…”

Luke 16:19-31  –  This is the story of the rich man and Lazarus.

Luke 18:18-30 (especially Luke 18:22, 23, 24, 25)  –  This is called the story of “the rich young ruler.”  It appears also in Matthew 19:16-30 and Mark 10:17-30, both above.

Luke 19:1-8 (especially Luke 19:8)  –  This is the story of Zaccheus, whose repentance included a promise to give half his possessions to the poor.

Luke 21:1-4 (parallel to Mark 12:41-44 above)  –  “And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury.  And He saw a poor widow putting in two small copper coins…”

John 12:8 (parallel to Matthew 26:11 and Mark 14: 7 above, and alluded to in Deuteronomy 15:11 below)  –  “For you always have the poor with you…”

1 Corinthians 1:26-31  –  “…God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong…”

Galatians 2:10  –  “…remember the poor…”

Philippians 4:10-14  –  “…Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am…”

1 Timothy 3:2-3 –  “…free from the love of money.”

1 Timothy 6:3-10  –  “…who suppose that godliness is a means of gain…And if we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.  But those who want to get rich…For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil…”

1 Timothy 6:17-19  –  “Instruct those who are rich in this present world…”

2 Timothy 3:2-5  –  “…lovers of money…”

Hebrews 13:5  –  “Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have…”

James 1:9-11  –  “…the brother of humble circumstances…the rich man…”

James 2:5  –  “…did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?”

James 2:15, 16  –  “If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food…”

James 5:1-6  –  “Come now, you rich…”

1 John 3:17-18  –  “But whoever has the world’s goods, and see his brother in need…”

Revelation 3:17  –  “Because you say, ‘I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing,…”

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Deuteronomy 15:11 (alluded to in Matthew 26:11; Mark 14:7; and John 12:8, all above)

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