Scriptures on Giving

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Freely you have received, freely give. (Matthew 10:8)


It is more blessed to give than to receive. (Acts 20:35)


Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Corinthians 9:7)


Give, and it will be given to you…For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. (Luke 6:38)


Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you. (Matthew 5:42)


If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? (1 John 3:17)


Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops. (Proverbs 3:9)


A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. (Proverbs 11:25)


He who despises his neighbors sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. (Proverbs 14:21)


He who is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward him for what he has done. (Proverbs 19:17)


If a man shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and not be answered. (Proverbs 21:13)


He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes his eyes to them receives many curses. (Proverbs 28:27)


Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. (Romans 12:13)


One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. (Proverbs 11:24)


“Good teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” …Jesus looked at him and loved him. One thing you lack, he said. Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me. (Mark 10:17-21)


If you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like noonday. (Isaiah 58:10)


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