God has given us a clear plan for living right.
Deuteronomy 10:12: "And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and to love Him, to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,”
Proverbs 30:7–8: Two things I request of You (Deprive me not before I die): 8 Remove falsehood and lies far from me; Give me neither poverty nor riches—Feed me with the food allotted to me.
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14: Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all. 14 For God will bring every work into judgment, Including every secret thing, Whether good or evil.
Micah 6:8: He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God?
Pursuit of wealth does not lead to happiness.
Luke 12:15: And He said to them, "Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses."
Jeremiah 9:23–24: Thus says the LORD: "Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, Let not the mighty man glory in his might, Nor let the rich man glory in his riches; 24 But let him who glories glory in this, That he understands and knows Me, That I am the LORD, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth. For in these I delight," says the LORD.
1 Timothy 6:10: For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Let love be your motivation.
Matthew 22:39: "And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’”
John 15:12: "This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”
1 Corinthians 13:13: And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Galatians 6:2: Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.
Philippians 2:4: Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.
1 Peter 4:8: And above all things have fervent love for one another, for "love will cover a multitude of sins."
Rest your spirit along the way.
Psalm 116:7: Return to your rest, O my soul, For the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.
Isaiah 30:15b: "In returning and rest you shall be saved; In quietness and confidence shall be your strength."
Matthew 11:28–30: "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 "Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 "For My yoke is easy and My burden is light."
Hebrews 4:3a: For we who have believed do enter that rest.
Let God lead you; He knows best.
Psalm 23:1–3: The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. 3 He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake.
Psalm 25:9–10: The humble He guides in justice, And the humble He teaches His way. 10 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth, To such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.
Psalm 32:8: I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.
Proverbs 3:5–6: Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.
Proverbs 4:18: But the path of the just is like the shining sun, That shines ever brighter unto the perfect day.
Isaiah 26:7: The way of the just is uprightness; O Most Upright, You weigh the path of the just.
Isaiah 58:11: The LORD will guide you continually, And satisfy your soul in drought, And strengthen your bones; You shall be like a watered garden, And like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.