More than 800 references to money are found in the Bible, said Dave Ramsey, who has a syndicated radio talk show about finances and is the creator of lessons on handling money called Financial Peace University. Here are some examples of biblical financial guidance Ramsey cites:

Proverbs 22:7: “The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is slave of the lender.”

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.”

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 it, ail who see it begin to mock him, saying ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish’.”

Proverbs 21:20
“In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has.”

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.”

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