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69 Bible Verses about Giving

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Deuteronomy 15:10

Give to him, and don't have a stingy heart when you give, and because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you do.

Matthew 10:42

And whoever gives just a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is a disciple -I assure you: He will never lose his reward!"

2 Corinthians 8:7

Now as you excel in everything-in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all diligence, and in your love for us-excel also in this grace.

Luke 6:30

Give to everyone who asks from you, and from one who takes away your things, don't ask for them back.

Luke 11:11

What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead of a fish?

Mark 12:44

For they all gave out of their surplus, but she out of her poverty has put in everything she possessed-all she had to live on."

1 Chronicles 16:29

Ascribe to the Lord the glory of His name; bring an offering and come before Him. Worship the Lord in the splendor of [His] holiness;

Isaiah 45:3

I will give you the treasures of darkness and riches from secret places, so that you may know that I, the Lord, the God of Israel call you by your name.

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Charity » Giving

Giving » To God, general references to

Numbers 31:50

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found-armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces-to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord."

2 Samuel 8:10-11

he sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and to congratulate him because David had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Toi and Hadadezer had fought many wars. Joram had items of silver, gold, and bronze with him. King David also dedicated these to the Lord, along with the silver and gold he had dedicated from all the nations he had subdued-

Micah 4:13

Rise and thresh, Daughter Zion, for I will make your horns iron and your hooves bronze, so you can crush many peoples. Then you will devote what they plundered to the Lord, their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.

Exodus 25:2

"Tell the Israelites to take an offering for Me. You are to take My offering from everyone whose heart stirs him [to give].

Giving » Scriptural rules for » According to ability

Leviticus 14:30

He must then sacrifice one type of what he can afford, either the turtledoves or young pigeons,

Leviticus 27:8

But if one is too poor to pay the valuation, he must present the person before the priest and the priest will set a value for him. The priest will set a value for him according to what the one making the vow can afford.

Deuteronomy 16:17

Everyone [must appear] with a gift suited to his means, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you.

Ezra 2:69

Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project.

Nehemiah 5:8

and said, "We have done our best to buy back our Jewish countrymen who were sold to foreigners, but now you sell your own countrymen, and we have to buy them back." They remained silent and could not say a word.

Giving » Systematic » To God, of the best

Leviticus 22:21

"When a man presents a fellowship sacrifice to the Lord to fulfill a vow or as a freewill offering from the herd or flock, it has to be unblemished to be acceptable; there must be no defect in it.

Giving » Rules for

Matthew 6:1-4

"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. So whenever you give to the poor, don't sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be applauded by people. I assure you: They've got their reward! But when you give to the poor, don't let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, read more.
so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

Remember this: the person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. Each person should do as he has decided in his heart-not out of regret or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 8:11-12

But now finish the task as well, that just as there was eagerness to desire it, so there may also be a completion from what you have. For if the eagerness is there, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have.

2 Corinthians 8:14

at the present time your surplus is [available] for their need, so that their abundance may also become [available] for your need, that there may be equality.

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Freely

Giving » Systematic » Freely

Giving » Scriptural rules for » According to income

Deuteronomy 16:17

Everyone [must appear] with a gift suited to his means, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you.

Giving » Systematic » According to income

Deuteronomy 16:17

Everyone [must appear] with a gift suited to his means, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you.

Giving » Sacrificial » The widow of zarephath

1 Kings 17:13

Then Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid; go and do as you have said. Only make me a small loaf from it and bring it out to me. Afterwards, you may make some for yourself and your son,

1 Kings 17:15

So she proceeded to do according to the word of Elijah. She and he and her household ate for many days.

Giving » Sacrificial » The churches of macedonia

2 Corinthians 8:3-4

I testify that, on their own, according to their ability and beyond their ability, they begged us insistently for the privilege of sharing in the ministry to the saints,

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Regularly, every week

Giving » Systematic » Regularly, every week

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Cheerfully

Giving » Systematic » Cheerfully

Giving » Sacrificial » Mary of bethany

Matthew 26:7

a woman approached Him with an alabaster jar of very expensive fragrant oil. She poured it on His head as He was reclining at the table.

Giving » Scriptural rules for » With simplicity

Giving » Systematic » With simplicity

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Without ostentation

Giving » Sacrificial » Israel, at the erection of the tabernacle

Exodus 36:5

and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the Lord commanded to be done."

Giving » Systematic » Without ostentation

Giving » Sacrificial » Members of the early church

Acts 4:34

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,

Giving » Sacrificial » The poor widow

Luke 21:4

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."

Topics on Giving

Angels Giving The Law

44;7;53

You received the law under the direction of angels and yet have not kept it."

Generous Giving Examples

2;36;5

and said to Moses, "The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the Lord commanded to be done."

Giving Back

41;12;17

Then Jesus told them, "Give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." And they were amazed at Him.

Giving Food And Drink

1;3;6

Then the woman saw that the tree was good for food and delightful to look at, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate [it]; she also gave [some] to her husband, [who was] with her, and he ate [it].

Giving Good Things

59;1;17

Every generous act and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights; with Him there is no variation or shadow cast by turning.

Giving In Marriage

42;20;34

Jesus told them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage.

Giving Information

1;24;33

A meal was set before him, but he said, "I will not eat until I have said what I have to say." So Laban said, "Speak on."

Giving Money To The Church

47;9;7

Each person should do as he has decided in his heart-not out of regret or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Giving Sacrifices

15;6;9-10

Whatever is needed-young bulls, rams, and lambs for burnt offerings to the God of heaven, or wheat, salt, wine, and oil, as requested by the priests in Jerusalem-let it be given to them every day without fail,

Giving Thanks

49;5;20

giving thanks always for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Giving To God

45;11;35

Or who has ever first given to Him, and has to be repaid?

Giving To Others

58;13;16

Don't neglect to do good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

Giving To The Poor

46;13;3

And if I donate all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but do not have love, I gain nothing.

Giving Up

19;13;1-2

Lord, how long will You continually forget me? How long will You hide Your face from me?

Giving Without Expecting Return

42;6;34

And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full.

Giving, Advice On

40;6;1

"Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of people, to be seen by them. Otherwise, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

Giving, Of Oneself

62;3;16

This is how we have come to know love: He laid down His life for us. We should also lay down our lives for our brothers.

Giving, Of Possessions

20;28;27

The one who gives to the poor will not be in need, but one who turns his eyes away will receive many curses.

Giving, Of Talents

46;4;7

For who makes you so superior? What do you have that you didn't receive? If, in fact, you did receive it, why do you boast as if you hadn't received it?

Giving, Of Time

18;14;5

Since man's days are determined and the number of his months depends on You, and [since] You have set limits he cannot pass,

God Giving Breath

18;33;4

The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

God Giving Freely

59;1;5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.

God Giving His Son

43;4;10

Jesus answered, "If you knew the gift of God, and who is saying to you, 'Give Me a drink,' you would ask Him, and He would give you living water."

God Giving His Spirit

43;3;34

For God sent Him, and He speaks God's words, since He gives the Spirit without measure.

God Giving Life

1;2;7

Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

The Lord is my light and my salvation- whom should I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life- of whom should I be afraid?

God Giving Rest

2;33;14

Then He replied, "My presence will go [with you], and I will give you rest."

God Giving Strength

19;29;11

The Lord gives His people strength; the Lord blesses His people with peace.

God Giving To The Son

40;11;27

All things have been entrusted to Me by My Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son desires to reveal Him.

God Giving Understanding

18;32;8

But it is a spirit in man and the breath of the Almighty that give him understanding.

Never Giving Up

46;13;7

bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Not Giving

1;24;41

Then you will be free from my oath if you go to my family and they do not give [her] to you-you will be free from my oath.'

Not Giving Up

47;4;16-17

Therefore we do not give up; even though our outer person is being destroyed, our inner person is being renewed day by day.

People Giving Clothes

1;24;53

Then he brought out objects of silver and gold, and garments, and gave [them] to Rebekah. He also gave precious gifts to her brother and her mother.

People Giving Other Things

40;25;28

" 'So take the talent from him and give it to the one who has 10 talents.

Sacrificial Giving

44;2;45

So they sold their possessions and property and distributed the proceeds to all, as anyone had a need.

Staying Strong And Not Giving Up

48;6;9

So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don't give up.

The Holy Spirit Giving Joy

42;1;41-45

When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped inside her, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.

The Holy Spirit Giving Life

1;1;2

Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.

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