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 a poor man, one of your brothers, is with you within any of your gates in your land which Yahweh your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother;
Proverbs 23:6
Don't eat the food of him who has a stingy eye, and don't crave his delicacies:
Isaiah 32:5
The fool will no longer be called noble, nor the scoundrel be highly respected.
James 5:9
Don't grumble, brothers, against one another, so that you won't be judged. Behold, the judge stands at the door.
1 Peter 4:9
Be hospitable to one another without grumbling.

God

2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what you have, not according to what you don't have.
Exodus 25:2
"Speak to the children of Israel, that they take an offering for me. From everyone whose heart makes him willing you shall take my offering.
Exodus 35:5
'Take from among you an offering to Yahweh. Whoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, Yahweh's offering: gold, silver, brass,
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. Now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.
Proverbs 11:25
The liberal soul shall be made fat. He who waters shall be watered also himself.
Proverbs 22:9
He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor.
Acts 20:35
In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
Romans 12:8
or he who exhorts, to his exhorting: he who gives, let him do it with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

General references

Exodus 35:21
They came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing, and brought Yahweh's offering, for the work of the Tent of Meeting, and for all of its service, and for the holy garments.
Proverbs 3:10
so your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will overflow with new wine.