Similar Verses in Bible and Chinese Classics 9 on Money & Righteousness

The last verse of the Confucius School "The Book of Great Learning" ended with

Hence, nation cannot see money as gains but righteousness as gains (true wealth)
Go after righteousness and not profits

The whole chapter is worth a read, click here.

For a short summary of the book, see Understanding The Great Learning DaXue in One Minute.

The Biblical Teachings:
Does not it read like 1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain?

Does it not tell us to do according to Mat 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you?

See The Golden Rule for Business Mat 6:33
& The Golden Rule for personal & business success

Here the summary mind-map on the last Chapter about how to govern a nation and then the world:
Lao Zi too:
Contentment is richness can also be found in Dao De Jing 33.

Knowing the character of others is wisdom; Knowing oneself is enlightenment.

Mastering others is power and authority. Self-control is true strength.

Contentment is richness. Striving forward is commitment.

Not losing oneself will last. x  Died and yet one’s legacy continues is long life.

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