29 Bible Verses about Almsgiving

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Deuteronomy 14:28

At the end of every three years you must bring all the tithe of your produce, in that very year, and you must store it up in your villages.

Deuteronomy 15:8

Instead, you must be sure to open your hand to him and generously lend him whatever he needs.

Job 31:16-22

If I have refused to give the poor what they desired, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail, If I ate my morsel of bread myself, and did not share any of it with orphans -- but from my youth I raised the orphan like a father, and from my mother's womb I guided the widow!read more.
If I have seen anyone about to perish for lack of clothing, or a poor man without a coat, whose heart did not bless me as he warmed himself with the fleece of my sheep, if I have raised my hand to vote against the orphan, when I saw my support in the court, then let my arm fall from the shoulder, let my arm be broken off at the socket.

Psalm 112:5-9

It goes well for the one who generously lends money, and conducts his business honestly. For he will never be upended; others will always remember one who is just. He does not fear bad news. He is confident; he trusts in the Lord.read more.
His resolve is firm; he will not succumb to fear before he looks in triumph on his enemies. He generously gives to the needy; his integrity endures. He will be vindicated and honored.

Isaiah 58:10

You must actively help the hungry and feed the oppressed. Then your light will dispel the darkness, and your darkness will be transformed into noonday.

Matthew 6:1-4

"Be careful not to display your righteousness merely to be seen by people. Otherwise you have no reward with your Father in heaven. Thus whenever you do charitable giving, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in synagogues and on streets so that people will praise them. I tell you the truth, they have their reward. But when you do your giving, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,read more.
so that your gift may be in secret. And your Father, who sees in secret, will reward you.

Luke 10:35

The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, 'Take care of him, and whatever else you spend, I will repay you when I come back this way.'

Acts 3:2-3

And a man lame from birth was being carried up, who was placed at the temple gate called "the Beautiful Gate" every day so he could beg for money from those going into the temple courts. When he saw Peter and John about to go into the temple courts, he asked them for money.

Acts 3:10

and they recognized him as the man who used to sit and ask for donations at the Beautiful Gate of the temple, and they were filled with astonishment and amazement at what had happened to him.

Acts 10:2-4

He was a devout, God-fearing man, as was all his household; he did many acts of charity for the people and prayed to God regularly. About three o'clock one afternoon he saw clearly in a vision an angel of God who came in and said to him, "Cornelius." Staring at him and becoming greatly afraid, Cornelius replied, "What is it, Lord?" The angel said to him, "Your prayers and your acts of charity have gone up as a memorial before God.

Acts 24:17

After several years I came to bring to my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings,

1 Corinthians 16:1-3

With regard to the collection for the saints, please follow the directions that I gave to the churches of Galatia: On the first day of the week, each of you should set aside some income and save it to the extent that God has blessed you, so that a collection will not have to be made when I come. Then, when I arrive, I will send those whom you approve with letters of explanation to carry your gift to Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

My point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. Each one of you should give just as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, because God loves a cheerful giver.

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Leviticus 25:35

"'If your brother becomes impoverished and is indebted to you, you must support him; he must live with you like a foreign resident.

Deuteronomy 15:7

If a fellow Israelite from one of your villages in the land that the Lord your God is giving you should be poor, you must not harden your heart or be insensitive to his impoverished condition.

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