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James 2:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Listen, my beloved brothers and sisters.[a] Has not God chosen the poor in the world to be rich in faith and to be heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love him?

Footnotes:

  1. James 2:5 Gk brothers
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Matthew 5:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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Luke 6:20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Blessings and Woes

20 Then he looked up at his disciples and said:

“Blessed are you who are poor,
    for yours is the kingdom of God.

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James 1:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Trial and Temptation

12 Blessed is anyone who endures temptation. Such a one has stood the test and will receive the crown of life that the Lord[a] has promised to those who love him.

Footnotes:

  1. James 1:12 Gk he; other ancient authorities read God
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Luke 12:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 So it is with those who store up treasures for themselves but are not rich toward God.”

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Luke 12:32 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

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Revelation 2:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“I know your affliction and your poverty, even though you are rich. I know the slander on the part of those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

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1 Peter 1:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you,

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1 Corinthians 1:26-28 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 Consider your own call, brothers and sisters:[a] not many of you were wise by human standards,[b] not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. 27 But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; 28 God chose what is low and despised in the world, things that are not, to reduce to nothing things that are,

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Corinthians 1:26 Gk brothers
  2. 1 Corinthians 1:26 Gk according to the flesh
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Revelation 21:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who conquer will inherit these things, and I will be their God and they will be my children.

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Revelation 3:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Therefore I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire so that you may be rich; and white robes to clothe you and to keep the shame of your nakedness from being seen; and salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.

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2 Timothy 4:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

From now on there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give me on that day, and not only to me but also to all who have longed for his appearing.

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1 Timothy 6:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 They are to do good, to be rich in good works, generous, and ready to share,

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2 Corinthians 8:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For you know the generous act[a] of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 8:9 Gk the grace
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1 Corinthians 2:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But, as it is written,

“What no eye has seen, nor ear heard,
    nor the human heart conceived,
what God has prepared for those who love him”—

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Matthew 25:34 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

34 Then the king will say to those at his right hand, ‘Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;

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Proverbs 8:17-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 I love those who love me,
    and those who seek me diligently find me.
18 Riches and honor are with me,
    enduring wealth and prosperity.
19 My fruit is better than gold, even fine gold,
    and my yield than choice silver.
20 I walk in the way of righteousness,
    along the paths of justice,
21 endowing with wealth those who love me,
    and filling their treasuries.

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2 Peter 1:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 For in this way, entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly provided for you.

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James 1:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 Do not be deceived, my beloved.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. James 1:16 Gk my beloved brothers
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James 1:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Poverty and Riches

Let the believer[a] who is lowly boast in being raised up,

Footnotes:

  1. James 1:9 Gk brother
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Hebrews 11:26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 He considered abuse suffered for the Christ[a] to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he was looking ahead to the reward.

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 11:26 Or the Messiah
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2 Timothy 4:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and save me for his heavenly kingdom. To him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

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