Almost everyone remembers the phrase “money is the root of all evil”, but that quote is actually wrong. It’s actually the “LOVE of money” that’s the root of all evil.
If you think about it, the common criminals who rob or kill people for their wallets, the corrupt officials who embezzle public funds, and the greedy businessmen and real estate developers who harass and cheat people all love money more than the welfare of others.
If you think the bible is all about shunning wealth, then think again. Aside from warnings against greed and corruption, the bible also has a lot of positive verses about earning wealth. Riches when rightfully earned are, after all, just one kind of God’s blessings. For now, I’ll share with you some of my favorite bible verses about money and wealth right here!
Note: All of these are from the New International Version (NIV).[Read more…]