Help With Giving, Generosity, & Stewardship

“…all shall give as they are able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he has given you.” -- Deuteronomy 16:17

“But surely, God is my helper; the Lord is the upholder of my life….With a freewill offering I will sacrifice to you; I will give thanks to your name, O Lord, for it is good. For he has delivered me from every trouble….” -- Psalm 54:4, 6-7

“I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart….” -- Psalm 9:1

“Many seek the favor of the generous, and everyone is a friend to a giver of gifts.” -- Proverbs 19:6

“It is well with those who deal generously and lend, who conduct their affairs with justice.” -- Psalm 112:5

“Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in my house, and thus put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts; see if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you an overflowing blessing.” -- Malachi 3:10

“… the gift of a grudging giver makes the eyes dim.” -- Sirach 18:18

“…give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap; for the measure you give will be the measure you get back.” -- Luke 6:38

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.” -- Matthew 5:16

“For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life? Or what will they give in return for their life?” -- Matthew 16:26

“As you go, proclaim the good news, ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’ Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. You received without payment; give without payment.” -- Matthew 10:7-8

“So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother or sister, and then come and offer your gift.” -- Matthew 5:23-24

“In all this I have given you an example, that by such work we must support the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus, for he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” -- Acts 20:35

“From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded.” -- Luke 12:48

“From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded.” -- Colossians 3:23

“Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers.” -- Romans 12:9-13

“For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us: prophecy, in proportion to faith; ministry, in ministering; the teacher, in teaching; the exhorter, in exhortation; the giver, in generosity; the leader, in diligence; the compassionate, in cheerfulness. Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor.” -- Romans 12:4-10

“…the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” -- II Corinthians 9:6-7