Selected Passages from Proverbs

3:5. Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
3:6. in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
3:7. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.
3:8. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.
4:7. Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.
4:23. Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
9:10. "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
10:12. Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.
11:4. Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
11:28. Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.
12:11. He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment.
14:23. All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.
15:16. Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.
16:3. Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.
16:9. In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.
18:10. The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
21:17. He who loves pleasure will become poor; whoever loves wine and oil will never be rich.
21:30. There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.
22:11. He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend.
28:6. Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a rich man whose ways are perverse.

Matthew 6:25-33

25. "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?
26. Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
27. Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life ?
28. "And why do you worry about clothes? See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.
29. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.
30. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?
31. So do not worry, saying, `What shall we eat?' or `What shall we drink?' or `What shall we wear?'
32. For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
33. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

John 6:35

35. Then Jesus declared, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty.