Bible Verses about Generosity, Greed, Giving, Giving to Others, Giving to the Poor, Giving Back, Giving to the Needy & Giving to the Less Fortunate – Scriptures & Quotes (i.e. Inspirational Bible Verses about Generosity – NIV, KJV, ESV, NLT etc)~ We probably all know a few 🙂.
But I recently discovered some Eye Opening Bible Verses about Giving plus Biblical Verses about Greed that I just had to share with you today (Please See Verses & Thoughts Below!) These Inspirational Scriptures on Giving, Greed, & Not Being Greedy emphasize the benefits of being Generous People, Giving to the Poor & Needy, Being Generous, Having a Generous Heart, Giving Humbly, Giving Cheerfully, Giving Back as we have been blessed; Giving according to our ability, and the disadvantages of being greedy, stingy and not being generous.
The real dangers of becoming greedy people without even realizing it are clearly spelled out in the Bible. Also included are some of the most popular Giving Bible Verses from Proverbs, plus Bible Verse about Generous Giving, Bible Verses about God’s Generosity (The Ultimate Example of Giving), Giving to the Church, Giving to Charity, Giving to the Homeless, Giving to Others in Need, Giving to Missions, & Giving to God. When we generously give to others, we are giving to the Lord! May God continually speak to us, and May His truths continually minister to us.
#1 Inspirational Bible Verses about Giving – Excel in Giving
“Since you excel in so many ways – in your faith, your gifted speakers, your knowledge, your enthusiasm, and your love from us – I want you to excel also in this gracious act of giving.” – 2 Corinthians 8:7, NLT
#2 Inspirational Bible Verses about Greed, Greedy People
Beware of Greed, Beware of the Wrong Priorities, Beware of Curses!
“Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.” – Luke 12:15, NLT
“Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.” – Proverbs 28:27, NIV
Coming Soon – More Biblical Verses about Greed
#3 Inspirational Bible Verses about Generosity – God’s Blessings
“Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.” – Deuteronomy 15:10,NIV
#4 Inspirational Bible Verses about Having a Generous Heart
“Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.” – Luke 6:30, NIV
“Some people are always greedy for more, but the godly love to give!” – Proverbs 21:26, NLT
#5 Bible Verses about Giving to Others, Giving Back as God has blessed us
“All shall give as they are able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God that he has given you.” – Deuteronomy 16:17, NRSV
#6 Inspirational Bible Verses about Generous Giving, Being Generous
“One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” – Proverbs 11: 24-25, NIV
#7 Bible Verses about Giving to the Church, Charity, Missions
“Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this, says the LORD of hosts, if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows.” – Malachi 3:10, NASB
#8 Bible Verses about Giving to the Poor, Needy, Homeless & Less Fortunate
“And he answered them, Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.” – Luke 3:11, ESV
#9 Inspirational Bible Verses about Giving Humbly – Secret Giving
“But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” – Matthew 6:3-4, ESV
#10 Bible Verses about Giving According to Our Ability – God sees our hearts!
“Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. And give according to what you have, not what you don’t have.” – 2 Corinthians 8:12, NLT.
An example of this is found in Mark 12:41-44 (The Widow’s Offering).
#11 Inspirational Bible Verses about Not Being Greedy, Giving Generously
Give generously, Don’t be greedy, Take care of your family and relatives
“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.” – Luke 6:38, ESV
“The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.” – Proverbs 22:9, ESV
“If anyone does not provide for his relatives, especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” – 1 Timothy 5:8, ESV
#12 Bible Verses about Giving Cheerfully – God Will Supply Our Needs!
“Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” – 2 Corinthians 9:6-8, NIV
“Remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, it is more blessed to give than to receive.” – Acts 20:35, ESV
#13 Inspirational Bible Verses about Giving to Others in Need
“If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, Go in peace, be warmed and filled, without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?” – James 2:15-16, ESV
“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you – when you already have it with you.” – Proverbs 3:27-28, NIV
#14 Bible Verses about God’s Generosity – The Ultimate example of Giving
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16, ESV
#15 Inspirational Bible Verses about Giving to God, Giving to the Lord
When we generously give to others, we are giving to the Lord!
“The King will reply, Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” – Matthew 25:40, NIV
Thank you, dear Lord, for continually teaching and reminding us about the importance of giving. Thank you for blessing us abundantly. Thank you for your patience with us. Please help us to consistently bless others even as you continually and consistently bless us. May we not be greedy people, because this shows we do not truly trust in your word. We want to please you in every area of our lives, including our giving. Help us to develop generous hearts, and to excel at giving. May we be “doers of the word, and not hearers only” (James 1:22) ~ Amen.
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Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
More on Generous Giving & Helping Others:
Bible Verses about Homeless People: Helping, Feeding, Sheltering, Serving, etc
Bible Verses about Helping Others, Helping One Another, Helping Others in need
Bible Verses about The Poor & Needy, Caring For The Poor, Needy, Poor People
Bible Verses about Reaching Out to Others, People, The Poor & Those in Need
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