Giving Without Expecting Return

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Luke 6:34

And if you lend [to those] from whom you expect to receive [back], what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so that they may get back an equal [amount]!

Luke 6:33

And if you do good to those who do good to you, what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even the sinners do the same!

Luke 6:30

Give to everyone who asks you, and from the one who takes away your things, do not ask for [them back].

Luke 14:12

And he also said to the one who had invited him, "When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or wealthy neighbors, lest they also invite you [in return], and repayment come to you.

Luke 14:14

and you will be blessed, because they are not able to repay you. For it will be paid back to you at the resurrection of the righteous."

Acts 3:6

But Peter said, "Silver and gold {I do not possess}, but what I have, this I give to you--in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, walk!"

2 Corinthians 8:5

and not just as we had hoped, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and [then] to us, by the will of God.

Matthew 24:44

For this [reason] you also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour that you do not think [he will come].

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