And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;
"Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone.
Amaziah said to the man of God, "But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the troops of Israel?" And the man of God answered, "The LORD has much more to give you than this."
Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;
It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.
There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.
He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.
'The silver is Mine and the gold is Mine,' declares the LORD of hosts.
"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this," says the LORD of hosts, "if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows.
that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality.
and not only this, but he has also been appointed by the churches to travel with us in this gracious work, which is being administered by us for the glory of the Lord Himself, and to show our readiness,
But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, a fragrant aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.
Our people must also learn to engage in good deeds to meet pressing needs, so that they will not be unfruitful.
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.
you will be enriched in everything for all liberality, which through us is producing thanksgiving to God.
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.
Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
comfort and strengthen your hearts in every good work and word.
so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.
who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for men.
As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.