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10 Bible Verses That Shape Christian Economic Policies



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  1. Matthew 6:24 – Prioritizing God Over Wealth: “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”
  2. Proverbs 22:9 – Generosity and Blessings: “The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.”
  3. Luke 3:11 – Sharing with the Needy: “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.”
  4. James 2:15-16 – Faith in Action: “Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?”
  5. Proverbs 28:27 – Giving to the Poor: “Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.”
  6. Luke 6:38 – Giving and Receiving: “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
  7. 1 Timothy 6:10 – The Love of Money: “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.”
  8. Deuteronomy 15:7-8 – Helping Those in Need: “If anyone is poor among your fellow Israelites in any of the towns of the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward them. Rather, be openhanded and freely lend them whatever they need.”
  9. Acts 20:35 – Giving and Working Hard: “In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'”
  10. Micah 6:8 – Justice, Mercy, and Humility: “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”

These Bible verses form the foundation of Christian economic policies, guiding believers to prioritize God over wealth, practice generosity, and uphold justice and mercy. These verses inspire policies that promote sharing with the needy, ethical business practices, and a commitment to caring for the less fortunate, reflecting the core values of the Christian faith.

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