Giving to others is one of the greatest feelings you can have. However, when we give we shall do so voluntarily and with the right motive. Not to impress people or to receive something in return.
Listed below are bible verses on giving to others.
10 bible verses on giving to others.
Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you. Matthew 5:42 (ESV)
Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he has given you. Deuteronomy 16:17 (ESV)
Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse. Proverbs 28:27 (ESV)
But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Matthew 6:3-4 (ESV)
The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 (ESV)
If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that? James 2:15-16 (ESV)
Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed. Proverbs 19:17 (ESV)
And whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.” Matthew 10:42 (ESV)
And he answered them, “Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.” Luke 3:11 (ESV)
Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God. Hebrews 13:16 (ESV)
Heavenly Father, thank you for your provision.
Help me today to be a cheerful giver to those who are in need.
In Jesus name Amen
Feature book on giving
David Green believes that generosity and building a legacy based on giving can lead to getting back what you really want: a family that stays together, prays together, and shares life joyfully.
Green tells the story of caring for the small things and starting Hobby Lobby in their garage. He shares the difference between the worlds of “having and hoarding” and a world of “giving and generosity,” the principle of working for God and not for men, and that now is not too soon to consider what you want your legacy to be. Click here to view more
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