'Liberal' in the Bible
“For you say, ‘Where is the house of the noble man?And where is the tent, the dwelling place of the wicked?’
The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Many will entreat the favor of the liberal man; And every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts.
The vile person shall be no more called liberal, nor the churl said to be bountiful.
But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.
He was religious and God-fearing--and so was every member of his household. He was also liberal in his charities to the people, and continually offered prayer to God.
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.
Yes, just as you are already very rich in faith, readiness of speech, knowledge, unwearied zeal, and in the love that is in you, implanted by us, see to it that this grace of liberal giving also flourishes in you.
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.
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;
to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance,
And do not forget to be kind and liberal; for with sacrifices of that sort God is greatly pleased.
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