Luke 12:15 - "And He said to them, 'Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.'"
Proverbs 3:9 - "Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce."
Leviticus 27:30 - “Every tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the trees, is the Lord’s; it is holy to the Lord.”
2 Corinthians 9:7 - "Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver."
Leviticus 19:9-10 - “When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, neither shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord your God.”
Ruth 1:16-17 - “But Ruth said, ‘Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there will I be buried. May the Lord do so to me and more also if anything but death parts me from you.’”
Ruth 1:22b - “And they came to Bethlehem at the beginning of barley harvest.”
Proverbs 11:24 - "One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want."
Proverbs 28:25 - "A greedy man stirs up strife, but the one who trusts in the Lord will be enriched."
Mark 4:7 - “Other seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no grain.”
Mark 4:18-19 - “And others are the ones sown among thorns. They are those who hear the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.”