Bible Summary. The Bible has a lot to say about giving. The Bible listing below, “Four Things the Bible Says About Giving”, provides scriptures that tells about giving in our Christian life. Scripture topics include the law of giving, whom to give to, whom not to give to and, how to give. See below for a Bible listing of “Four Things the Bible Says About Giving”.
Luke 6:38, “Give, and it shall be given unto you …” (Also See The Laws of Sowing and Reaping).
Luke 6:38, “Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.”
a. Give To Him That Asks. (Matthew 5:42, Luke 6:30)
Matthew 5:42, “Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.”
Luke 6:30, “Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back.
b. Give To Needy Saints. (Romans 12:13)
Romans 12:13, “Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.”
c. Give Glory To God. (1st Corinthians 10:31, Revelation 14:7)
1st Corinthians 10:31, “Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.”
Revelation 14:7, “Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.”
a. Give Not The Holy Things of God To Those Who Are Not Ready To Receive Them. Matthew 7:6, “Give not that which is holy unto the dogs …”
Matthew 7:6, “Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you”
b. Give no place to Satan. Ephesians 4:27, “Neither give place to the devil.”
4. THE BIBLE TELLS US HOW TO GIVE:
a. Give As God Has Prospered Us. 1st Corinthians 16:2, “… let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him …”
1st Corinthians 16:2, “Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.”
b. Give Willingly. 2nd Corinthians 8:12, “… a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath …”
2nd Corinthians 8:12, “For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not”
c. Give Cheerfully and With Purpose. 2nd Corinthians 9:7, “… according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; … for God loveth a cheerful giver.”
2nd Corinthians 9:7, “Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.”