Generosity is a very quickly dying action in today’s world. People are holding on to the money they have because it brings them comfort and it is becoming harder and harder to come by. However, being generous with our money is part of being faithful to God with our finances. The Bible has many verses where it talks about generosity and using your money to help others who are poor or who help teach the word of God. God tells us in His Word that if we are faithful to Him that He will pour out blessings on us. His generosity will be seen by those who are faithful to Him and to His commands in the Bible. Here are 15 Bible verses on generosity that will help to remind us what God says about being generous.
Proverbs 11:24,25 “Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything. The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.”
Proverbs 22:9 “Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor.”
Deuteronomy 15:10 “Give generously to the poor, not grudgingly, for the Lord your God will bless you in everything you do.”
Psalms 112:5 “Good comes to those who lend money generously and conduct their business fairly.”
2 Corinthians 9:16 “Remember this-a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop.”
Psalms 112:9 “They share freely and give generously to those in need. Their good deeds will be remembered forever. They will have influence and honor.”
2 Corinthians 9:8 “And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others.”
1 Timothy 6:18 “Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and generous to those in need, always being ready to share with others.
Luke 6:38 “Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full–pressed down,shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back”
Proverbs 19:17 “If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord — and He will repay you!”
These Bible verses on generosity speak volumes as to how we as Christians are suppose to handle the money that God has so graciously given to us. It is our jobs as Christians to be faithful with our tithes and offerings as well as being faithful to help the poor and the missionaries and other people who need