They made it their practice to sell their possessions and goods and to distribute the proceeds to anyone who was in need.
and told Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the work that the LORD has commanded us to do."
1 Kings 17:13
But Elijah told her, "You can stop being afraid. Go and do what you said, but first make me a muffin and bring it to me. Then make a meal for yourself and for your son,
1 Kings 17:15
So she went out and did precisely what Elijah told her to do. As a result, Elijah, the widow, and her son were fed for days.
a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume and poured it on his head while he sat at the table.
because all the others contributed to the offering out of their surplus, but she, in her poverty, dropped in everything she had to live on."
since none of them needed anything, because everyone who had land or houses would sell them and bring the money received for the things sold
2 Corinthians 8:3
I can testify that by their own free will they have given to the utmost of their ability, yes, even beyond their ability.
2 Corinthians 8:4
They begged us earnestly for the privilege of participating in this ministry to the saints.