Looking for some giving bible verses?
Are you a cheerful giver? Do you look for opportunities to share with others?
God's heart goes out to the poor and needy. Through His Word in these giving bible verses we are encouraged share His love and goodness with others.
When we donate to charity, when we give faithfully, we reap the joy of sharing...and God pours out His blessing!
We can't out-give God, but it doesn't hurt to try! :)
Here are a collection of giving bible verses to encourage your generous spirit and be blessed!
17 For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. 18 He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the alien, giving him food and clothing.
9 A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.
7 The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.
Matthew 6:3-43But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, 4so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
19"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
35But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
38Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you."
16"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.Acts 10:22He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly.
35In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.' "
32He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?
1Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.
13Share with God's people who are in need. Practice hospitality.
2 Corinthians 8:2-5
2Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. 3For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, 4they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints. 5And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God's will.
2 Corinthians 9:6-7
6Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 7Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
2 Corinthians 9:11
11You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.
28He who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with his own hands, that he may have something to share with those in need.
19And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 6:18
18Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.
16And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
1 John 3: 17-18
17If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? 18Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.