Giving to people of God
2 Corinthians 9:7
Let each one do just as he has purposed in his heart; not grudgingly or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver.
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a man has, not according to what he does not have.
The generous man will be prosperous, And he who waters will himself be watered.
1 Chronicles 29:17
Since I know, O my God, that Thou triest the heart and delightest in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Thy people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to Thee.
1 Chronicles 29:9
Then the people rejoiced because they had offered so willingly, for they made their offering to the LORD with a whole heart, and King David also rejoiced greatly.
You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.
Tell the sons of Israel to raise a contribution for Me; from every man whose heart moves him you shall raise My contribution.
Giving to the needy
He who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.
If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;
“Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, they will pour into your lap. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”
“In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He Himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.
1 Timothy 5:8
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.
Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.”
And do not neglect doing good and sharing; for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.
He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.