Bible Verses about Materialism - Finding True Value in God's Word
In a world that often values material possessions above all else, it can be easy to become consumed by a desire for wealth and status. But as these Bible verses about materialism reveal, true value and fulfillment can only be found in God's word. From cautioning against the dangers of greed to offering guidance on how to prioritize our lives and possessions, these verses remind us of the importance of keeping our focus on what truly matters. So whether you're struggling with a desire for more wealth or simply seeking a deeper connection to your faith, take comfort in these timeless teachings and find the strength to live your life according to God's word.
Materialism in the Bible
30 Bible Scriptures about Materialism
And all king Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver: it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
1 Kings, Chapter: 10, Verse: 21Read full chapter
And all the drinking vessels of king Solomon were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold: none were of silver; it was not any thing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
2 Chronicles, Chapter: 9, Verse: 20Read full chapter
And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honour: and he made himself treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant jewels;
2 Chronicles, Chapter: 32, Verse: 27Read full chapter
I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.
Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 2, Verse: 8Read full chapter
When goods increase, they are increased that eat them: and what good is there to the owners thereof, saving the beholding of them with their eyes?
Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 5, Verse: 11Read full chapter
Their land also is full of silver and gold, neither is there any end of their treasures; their land is also full of horses, neither is there any end of their chariots:
Isaiah, Chapter: 2, Verse: 7Read full chapter
He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
Matthew, Chapter: 13, Verse: 22Read full chapter
The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
Revelation, Chapter: 18, Verse: 12Read full chapter
And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.