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12 Bible Verses about Generosity
Most Relevant Verses
Each person should do as he has decided in his heart—not reluctantly or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.
Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.
For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.
He distributes freely to the poor;
his righteousness endures forever.
His horn will be exalted in honor.
And if I donate all my goods to feed the poor,
and if I give my body in order to boast
but do not have love, I gain nothing.
From Thematic Bible
Generosity » Liberality in the early church
For there was not a needy person among them, because all those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the proceeds of the things that were sold, and laid them at the apostles' feet. This was then distributed to each person as anyone had a need.
Generosity » Offerings for the rebuilding of the temple
But Zacchaeus stood there and said to the Lord, “Look, I’ll give
Generosity » David's gifts for the temple
Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I've provided for the holy house: 100 tons of gold (gold of Ophir) and 250 tons of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings,
Generosity » Gifts for the repairing of God's house
Generosity » Gifts of israel for the tabernacle
Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.
Generosity » Offerings at the dedication
Generosity » The poor widow's offering
He looked up and saw the rich dropping their offerings into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow dropping in two tiny coins. "I tell you the truth," He said. "This poor widow has put in more than all of them. read more.
For all these people have put in gifts out of their surplus, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on."
Generosity » Over-plus of gifts
and said to Moses, “The people are bringing more than is needed