Generosity in the Bible
PROVERBS 11:24–25 NIV
Your generosity defines your experience
“One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.”
This passage communicates a principle sewn into the fabric of God’s world. The more you grasp and hoard, the more you need. Those who give freely and generously find that they’re happier, healthier, and experience more blessings.
PSALM 119:36 NIV
“Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.”
MATTHEW 10:42 NIV
GOD KEEPS TRACK OF OUR GIVING
And whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.”
Again we see a relationship between how we treat the needy and vulnerable around us and our future reward. The Lord is keeping pretty intricate accounts...
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