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2 Corinthians 9:14-15

while they themselves also in supplications on your behalf pour out their longing love towards you because of God's surpassing grace which is resting upon you. Thanks be to God for His unspeakably precious gift!

Romans 5:12-17

What follows? This comparison. Through one man sin entered into the world, and through sin death, and so death passed to all mankind in turn, in that all sinned. For prior to the Law sin was already in the world; only it is not entered in the account against us when no Law exists. Yet Death reigned as king from Adam to Moses even over those who had not sinned, as Adam did, against Law. And in Adam we have a type of Him whose coming was still future.read more.
But God's free gift immeasurably outweighs the transgression. For if through the transgression of the one individual the mass of mankind have died, infinitely greater is the generosity with which God's grace, and the gift given in His grace which found expression in the one man Jesus Christ, have been bestowed on the mass of mankind. And it is not with the gift as it was with the results of one individual's sin; for the judgement which one individual provoked resulted in condemnation, whereas the free gift after a multitude of transgressions results in acquittal. For if, through the transgression of the one individual, Death made use of the one individual to seize the sovereignty, all the more shall those who receive God's overflowing grace and gift of righteousness reign as kings in Life through the one individual, Jesus Christ.

Romans 11:25-32

For there is a truth, brethren, not revealed hitherto, of which I do not wish to leave you in ignorance, for fear you should attribute superior wisdom to yourselves--the truth, I mean, that partial blindness has fallen upon Israel until the great mass of the Gentiles have come in; and so all Israel will be saved. As is declared in Scripture, "From Mount Zion a Deliverer will come: He will remove all ungodliness from Jacob; and this shall be My Covenant with them; when I have taken away their sins."read more.
In relation to the Good News, the Jews are God's enemies for your sakes; but in relation to God's choice they are dearly loved for the sake of their forefathers. For God does not repent of His free gifts nor of His call; but just as you were formerly disobedient to Him, but now have received mercy at a time when they are disobedient, so now they also have been disobedient at a time when you are receiving mercy; so that to them too there may now be mercy. For God has locked up all in the prison of unbelief, that upon all alike He may have mercy.

Ephesians 2:8-9

For it is by grace that you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves. It is God's gift, and is not on the ground of merit-- so that it may be impossible for any one to boast.

2 Corinthians 9:8-11

And God is able to bestow every blessing on you in abundance, so that richly enjoying all sufficiency at all times, you may have ample means for all good works. As it is written, "He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor, his almsgiving remains for ever." And God who continually supplies seed for the sower and bread for eating, will supply you with seed and multiply it, and will cause your almsgiving to yield a plentiful harvest.read more.
May you be abundantly enriched so as to show all liberality, such as through our instrumentality brings thanksgiving to God.

Ephesians 4:7-8

Yet to each of us individually grace was given, measured out with the munificence of Christ. For this reason Scripture says: "He re-ascended on high, He led captive a host of captives, and gave gifts to men."

Acts 1:4

And while in their company He charged them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father's promised gift. "This you have heard of," He said, "from me.

Acts 8:18

When, however, Simon saw that it was through the laying on of the Apostles' hands that the Spirit was bestowed, he offered them money.

Acts 10:44

While Peter was speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all who were listening to the Message.

Acts 11:15

"And," said Peter, "no sooner had I begun to speak than the Holy Spirit fell upon them, just as He fell upon us at the first.

Hebrews 6:4

For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once for all been enlightened, and have tasted the sweetness of the heavenly gift, and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

It is important, brethren, that you should have clear knowledge on the subject of spiritual gifts. You know that when you were heathens you went astray after dumb idols, wherever you happened to be led. For this reason I would have you understand that no one speaking under the influence of The Spirit of God ever says, "Jesus is accursed," and that no one is able to say, "Jesus is Lord," except under the influence of the Holy Spirit.read more.
Now there are various kinds of gifts, but there is one and the same Spirit; various forms of official service, and yet one and the same Lord; diversities in work, and yet one and the same God--He who in each person brings about the whole result. But to each of us a manifestation of the Spirit has been granted for the common good. To one the utterance of wisdom has been granted through the Spirit; to another the utterance of knowledge in accordance with the will of the same Spirit; to a third man, by means of the same Spirit, special faith; to another various gifts of healing, by means of the one Spirit; to another the exercise of miraculous powers; to another the gift of prophecy; to another the power of discriminating between prophetic utterances; to another varieties of the gift of 'tongues;' to another the interpretation of tongues. But these results are all brought about by one and the same Spirit, who bestows His gifts upon each of us in accordance with His own will.

Romans 12:4-8

For just as there are in the one human body many parts, and these parts have not all the same function; so collectively we form one body in Christ, while individually we are linked to one another as its members. But since we have special gifts which differ in accordance with the diversified work graciously entrusted to us, if it is prophecy, let the prophet speak in exact proportion to his faith;read more.
if it is the gift of administration, let the administrator exercise a sound judgement in his duties. The teacher must do the same in his teaching; and he who exhorts others, in his exhortation. He who gives should be liberal; he who is in authority should be energetic and alert; and he who succours the afflicted should do it cheerfully.

1 Corinthians 1:4-7

I thank my God continually on your behalf for the grace of God bestowed on you in Christ Jesus-- that you have been so richly blessed in Him, with readiness of speech and fulness of knowledge. Thus my testimony as to the Christ has been confirmed in your experience,read more.
so that there is no gift of God in which you consciously come short while patiently waiting for the reappearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

1 Corinthians 12:27-31

As for you, you are the body of Christ, and individually you are members of it. And by God's appointment there are in the Church--first Apostles, secondly Prophets, thirdly teachers. Then come miraculous powers, and then ability to cure diseases or render loving service, or powers of organization, or varieties of the gift of 'tongues.' Are all Apostles? Are all Prophets? Are all teachers?read more.
Have all miraculous powers? Have all ability to cure diseases? Do all speak in 'tongues'? Do all interpret? But always seek to excel in the greater gifts. And now I will point out to you a way of life which transcends all others.

1 Corinthians 7:1-7

I now deal with the subjects mentioned in your letter. It is well for a man to abstain altogether from marriage. But because there is so much fornication every man should have a wife of his own, and every woman should have a husband. Let a man pay his wife her due, and let a woman also pay her husband his.read more.
A married woman is not mistress of her own person: her husband has certain rights. In the same way a married man is not master of his own person: his wife has certain rights. Do not refuse one another, unless perhaps it is just for a time and by mutual consent, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer and may then associate again; lest the Adversary begin to tempt you because of your deficiency in self-control. Thus much in the way of concession, not of command. Yet I would that everybody lived as I do; but each of us has his own special gift from God--one in one direction and one in another.

Matthew 5:23-24

If therefore when you are offering your gift upon the altar, you remember that your brother has a grievance against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go and make friends with your brother first, and then return and proceed to offer your gift.

Matthew 15:3-6

"Why do you, too," He retorted, "transgress God's commands for the sake of your tradition? For God said, 'Honour thy father and thy mother'; and 'Let him who reviles father or mother be certainly put to death'; but you--this is what you say: 'If a man says to his father or mother, That is consecrated, whatever it is, which otherwise you should have received from me--read more.
he shall be absolved from honouring his father'; and so you have abrogated God's Word for the sake of your tradition.

Mark 7:9-13

"Praiseworthy indeed!" He added, "to set at nought God's Commandment in order to observe your own traditions! For Moses said, 'Honour thy father and thy mother' and again, 'He who curses father or mother, let him die the death.' But *you* say, 'If a man says to his father or mother, It is a Korban (that is, a thing devoted to God)read more.
And so you no longer allow him to do anything for his father or mother, thus nullifying God's precept by your tradition which you have handed down. And many things of that kind you do."

Luke 21:1-4

Looking up He saw the people throwing their gifts into the Treasury--the rich people. He also saw a poor widow dropping in two farthings, and He said, "In truth I tell you that this widow, so poor, has thrown in more than any of them.read more.
For from what they could well spare they have all of them contributed to the offerings, but she in her need has thrown in all she had to live on."

Acts 11:29-30

So the disciples decided to send relief, every one in proportion to his means, to the brethren living in Judaea. This they did, forwarding their contributions to the Elders by Barnabas and Saul.

Acts 10:4

Looking steadily at him, and being much alarmed, he said, "What do you want, Sir?" "Your prayers and charities," he replied, "have gone up and have been recorded before God.

Acts 24:17

"Now after an interval of several years I came to bring alms to my nation, and to offer sacrifices.

1 Corinthians 16:1-3

As to the collection for God's people, what I have directed the Churches of Galatia to do, you must do also. On the first day of every week let each of you put on one side and store up at his home whatever gain has been granted to him; so that whenever I come, there may then be no collections going on. And when I am with you, whatever brethren you accredit by letter I will send to carry your kind gift to Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 8:16-21

But thanks be to God that He inspires the heart of Titus with the same deep interest in you; for Titus welcomed our request, and, being thoroughly in earnest, comes to you of his own free will. And we send with him the brother whose praises for his earnestness in proclaiming the Good News are heard throughout all the Churches.read more.
And more than that, he is the one who was chosen by the vote of the Churches to travel with us, sharing our commission in the administration of this generous gift to promote the Lord's glory and gratify our own strong desire. For against one thing we are on our guard--I mean against blame being thrown upon us in respect to these large and liberal contributions which are under our charge. For we seek not only God's approval of our integrity, but man's also.

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Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » Temporal, to men

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Diversity of, to men

Matthew 25:15

To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one--to each according to his individual capacity; and then started from home.

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Legacy of peace

Revelation 21:6

He also said, "They have now been fulfilled. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To those who are thirsty I will give the privilege of drinking from the well of the Water of Life without payment.

Revelation 2:26

"'And to him who overcomes and obeys My commands to the very end, I will give authority over the nations of the earth.

Gifts » From God » To be cultivated

Matthew 25:20

The one who had received the five talents came and brought five more, and said, "'Sir, it was five talents that you entrusted to me: see, I have gained five more.'

Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » A spiritual crown

Revelation 2:17

"'Let all who have ears give heed to what the Spirit is saying to the Churches. He who overcomes--to him I will give some of the hidden Manna, and a white stone; and--written upon the stone and known only to him who receives it-- a new name.'

Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » Eternal life

Gifts » From God » According to the character of men

Gifts » From God » Forbids pride

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Keys of the kingdom

Matthew 16:19

I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of the Heavens; and whatever you bind on earth shall remain bound in Heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall remain loosed in Heaven."

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Rest

Gifts » Parental gifts » expression of love » A home-made coat

Gifts » Parental gifts » expression of love » A patrimony

Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » An everlasting name

Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » Spiritual knowledge

Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » Spiritual rest

Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » A new heart

Gifts » From God » Diversity of

Matthew 25:15

To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one--to each according to his individual capacity; and then started from home.

Gifts » Parental gifts » expression of love » A type of God's bounty

Gifts » Parental gifts » expression of love » A beautiful garment

Gifts » Parental gifts » expression of love » Springs of water

Gifts » From God » Ability for comforting speech

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Power over evil spirits

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Eternal life

Gifts » Presents to men spiritual » The holy spirit

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Bread of heaven

John 6:51

I am the living bread come down out of Heaven. If a man eats this bread, he shall live for ever. Moreover the bread which I will give is my flesh given for the life of the world."

Gifts » Seven gifts of Christ to believers » Living water

Gifts » From God » To those who ask aright

Luke 11:9

"So I say to you, 'Ask, and what you ask for shall be given to you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and the door shall be opened to you.'

Gifts » From God » He the only source of

John 3:27

"A man cannot obtain anything," replied John, "unless it has been granted to him from Heaven.

Gifts » From God » Include wisdom

Gifts » From God » Of understanding

Israel » Tabernacle » Consecration » Gifts

Joash » Made » Peace » Gifts

Offerings » Different kinds of » Gifts

Topics on Gifts

Acceptance, Of Gifts

1 Timothy 4:3-4

forbidding people to marry, and insisting on abstinence from foods which God has created to be partaken of, with thankfulness, by those who believe and have a clear knowledge of the truth.

Gifts From God, Spiritual

John 6:32

"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that Moses did not give you the bread out of Heaven, but my Father is giving you the bread--the true bread--out of Heaven.

Gifts Of God

Acts 7:8

"Then He gave him the Covenant of circumcision, and under this Covenant he became the father of Isaac--whom he circumcised on the eighth day. Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve Patriarchs.

Other Gifts Of God

Acts 7:8

"Then He gave him the Covenant of circumcision, and under this Covenant he became the father of Isaac--whom he circumcised on the eighth day. Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve Patriarchs.

Spiritual Gifts

1 Corinthians 12:1

It is important, brethren, that you should have clear knowledge on the subject of spiritual gifts.

Spiritual Gifts, Diversity Of

1 Corinthians 12:4-6

Now there are various kinds of gifts, but there is one and the same Spirit;

Spiritual Gifts, Warnings About

1 Corinthians 14:39

The conclusion, my brethren, is this. Be earnestly ambitious to prophesy, and do not check speaking with tongues;