Bible verses about "generosity" | JuliaSmith

Proverbs 21:13

13 He stopping his ear from the cry of the poor one also himself shall call and shall not be answered.

Proverbs 22:9

9 The good eye it shall be blessed, for he gave from his bread to the poor.

Matthew 10:42

42 And whoever should give to drink one of these little ones a cup of cold water only, in the name of a disciple, verily I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.

2 Corinthians 9:6

6 And this, He sowing sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he sowing in praises shall reap also in praises. 7 Each as he chooses in the heart; not of grief, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.

1 John 3:17

17 And whoever has the life of the world, and sees his brother having need, and should shut up his bowels from him, how remains the love of God in him?

Proverbs 19:17

17 He pitying the poor lends to Jehovah, and he will recompense to him his act.

Matthew 6:21

21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

17 To the rich now in this life, proclaim not to be highminded, nor to be hoping upon the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, offering us all things richly for profit; 18 To do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal, qualified for participation; 19 Treasuring up to themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold upon eternal life.

Luke 21:1-4

1 And having looked np, he saw the rich casting their gifts into the royal treasury. 2 And he also saw a certain poor widow casting there two small coins. 3 And he said, Truly I say to you, that this poor widow has cast in more than all: 4 For all they, of that abounding to them, have cast in to the gifts of God: and she from her want cast in all the living which she had.

Proverbs 11:24-25

24 There is scattering and yet adding; and the withholding more than right, only to want 25 The soul of blessing shall be made fat: also he watering, shall himself drink to the full.

Luke 6:38

38 Give, and it shall be given you; good measure, yielded, and shaken, and overflowed, shall they give into your bosom: for with the same measure that ye measure, shall it be measured back to you.

Acts 20:35

35 I shewed you all things, that so being wearied ye must support the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that himself said, It is happy to give rather than receive.

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