But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.
but [only] one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."
1 Kings 3:11-13
God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself long life, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself discernment to understand justice,
behold, I have done according to your words. Behold, I have given you a wise and discerning heart, so that there has been no one like you before you, nor shall one like you arise after you.
"I have also given you what you have not asked, both riches and honor, so that there will not be any among the kings like you all your days.
O fear the LORD, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no want.
Trust in the LORD and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.
They will not be ashamed in the time of evil, And in the days of famine they will have abundance.
I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
He will dwell on the heights, His refuge will be the impregnable rock; His bread will be given [him], His water will be sure.
"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
"Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."
What then shall we say to these things? If God [is] for us, who [is] against us?
1 Timothy 4:8
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and [also] for the [life] to come.
[Make sure that] your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"