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12 Bible Verses about Generosity
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Each one according as they purpose in their heart, so let them give, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.
Do not forget to do good and to fellowship; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them.
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor that ye through his poverty might be enriched.
Pe He has dispersed; he has given to the poor; Tzaddi his righteousness endures for ever; Koph his horn shall be exalted in glory.
And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor and though I give my body to be burned and have not charity, it profits me nothing.
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Generosity » Liberality in the early church
Neither was there any among them that lacked, for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them and brought the prices of the things that were sold and laid them down at the apostles' feet; and distribution was made unto each one according to their need.
how that in a great trial of tribulation the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.
Generosity » Offerings for the rebuilding of the temple
Then Zacchaeus stood and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.
Generosity » David's gifts for the temple
Moreover, because I have my delight in the house of my God, I have in my own treasury, gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the house of the sanctuary: three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses;
Generosity » Gifts for the repairing of God's house
Generosity » Gifts of israel for the tabernacle
And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought chains and earrings, rings and bracelets, and all jewels of gold; and anyone that offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.
Generosity » Offerings at the dedication
Generosity » The poor widow's offering
And he looked up and saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury. And he saw also a certain poor widow casting two mites in there. And he said, Of a truth I say unto you that this poor widow has cast in more than they all; read more.
for all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God, but she out of her poverty has cast in all the living that she had.
Generosity » Over-plus of gifts
and they spoke with Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the work of the ministry which the LORD commanded to make.
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And they came, every man whose heart stirred him up, and every one whose spirit made them willing, and they brought the LORD's offering for the work of the tabernacle of the testimony and for all his service and for the holy garments.