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Generosity, God's

Ephesians 1:7-9

In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace

Generosity, Human

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also.

Generosity, Used Towards

Exodus 35:21-29

Everyone whose heart stirred him and everyone whose spirit moved him came and brought the LORD'S contribution for the work of the tent of meeting and for all its service and for the holy garments.

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Isaiah 32:8

But the noble man devises noble plans; And by noble plans he stands.

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Generosity » Liberality in the early church

Acts 11:29

And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send a contribution for the relief of the brethren living in Judea.

Acts 4:34-35

For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or houses would sell them and bring the proceeds of the sales and lay them at the apostles' feet, and they would be distributed to each as any had need.

2 Corinthians 8:2

that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality.

Philippians 4:16

for even in Thessalonica you sent a gift more than once for my needs.

Generosity » Offerings for the rebuilding of the temple

Ezra 2:69

According to their ability they gave to the treasury for the work 61,000 gold drachmas and 5,000 silver minas and 100 priestly garments.

Ezra 1:6

All those about them encouraged them with articles of silver, with gold, with goods, with cattle and with valuables, aside from all that was given as a freewill offering.

Ezra 8:25

and I weighed out to them the silver, the gold and the utensils, the offering for the house of our God which the king and his counselors and his princes and all Israel present there had offered.

Nehemiah 7:70

Some from among the heads of fathers' households gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury 1,000 gold drachmas, 50 basins, 530 priests' garments.

Generosity » David's gifts for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:3-4

"Moreover, in my delight in the house of my God, the treasure I have of gold and silver, I give to the house of my God, over and above all that I have already provided for the holy temple, namely, 3,000 talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and 7,000 talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the buildings;

Generosity » Gifts for the repairing of God's house

2 Chronicles 24:10

All the officers and all the people rejoiced and brought in their levies and dropped them into the chest until they had finished.

Generosity » Gifts of israel for the tabernacle

Exodus 35:22

Then all whose hearts moved them, both men and women, came and brought brooches and earrings and signet rings and bracelets, all articles of gold; so did every man who presented an offering of gold to the LORD.

Generosity » Offerings at the dedication

Numbers 7:3

When they brought their offering before the LORD, six covered carts and twelve oxen, a cart for every two of the leaders and an ox for each one, then they presented them before the tabernacle.

Generosity » The poor widow's offering

Luke 21:1-4

And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury. And He saw a poor widow putting in two small copper coins. And He said, "Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all of them; read more.
for they all out of their surplus put into the offering; but she out of her poverty put in all that she had to live on."

Generosity » Over-plus of gifts

Exodus 36:5

and they said to Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform."



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