Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

General references

Bible References

Not

Deuteronomy 15:7
If there be among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:
Proverbs 23:6
Eat not the bread of him that is stingy, neither desire you his delicacies:
Isaiah 32:5
The foolish person shall be no more called noble, nor the miser said to be bountiful.
James 5:9
Murmur not one against another, brethren, lest you be judged: behold, the judge stands before the door.
1 Peter 4:9
Practice hospitality one to another without grudging.

God

2 Corinthians 8:12
For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to what a man has, and not according to what he has not.
Exodus 25:2
Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that gives it willingly with his heart you shall take my offering.
Exodus 35:5
Take from among you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and silver, and bronze,
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.
Proverbs 11:25
The liberal soul shall be made rich: and he that waters shall be watered also himself.
Proverbs 22:9
He that has a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he gives of his bread to the poor.
Acts 20:35
I have showed you all things, how that so laboring you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
Romans 12:8
Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

General references

Exodus 35:21
And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD'S offering to the work of the tabernacle of meeting, and for all its service, and for the holy garments.
Proverbs 3:10
So shall your barns be filled with plenty, and your presses shall burst out with new wine.