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21 Benefits of a Money Giver
21 Benefits of Biblical Giving
2 Corinthians 9:7 - Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give not grudgingly, or of necessity for God loves a cheerful giver.
- If God is pleased with the giver, then the giver will be pleased from God’s giving toward him or her.
Mark 12:41- 44 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much. And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing. And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury: For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.
2.God levels the playing field of giving so everyone has the same advantage to be a blessing and to be blessed.
Proverbs 19:17 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
3.What leaves a person’s hand will never leave their life when giving to God because he will never be indebted to a person
1 Timothy 5:8 - But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
4.In the kingdom there is no unemployment because God must provide employment for an individual to obey his Word concerning provision for the home
1 Timothy 6:10 - For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
5.Giving is the key that locks greed away and sets priority concerning money in proper place.
John 3:16 - For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
6.God is the biggest giver because he sacrificially gave his Son Jesus, but he also became a receiver who received sons and daughters from his investment.
Philippians 4:15 – 19 - Now ye Philippians know also, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only.
Philippians 4:19 - But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
7.God supplies the needs of givers
Proverbs 3:9 - Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase:
8.Honoring God through giving reciprocates that honor back to the giver
Luke 6:38 - 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.
9.God always gives back more than is given
Proverbs 11:25 - Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.
10.Give unto others as you would have God give unto you
Matthew 19:21 - Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
11.What seems to be an unfair request concerning giving is often a hidden blessing; the request to sell was an opportunity for Jesus to teach about selling because he never requires anything that he does not enable the giver to complete.
2 Corinthians 9:6 - The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
12.Learn to give toward what is needed
1 Timothy 6:17 - As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.
13.Giving helps to cancel out pride and position one to receive God’s fullness of joy
Acts 3:6 - But Peter said, “I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!”
14.Giving positions one to receive back from God more than money can provide. Money can buy the best house but not a loving home, the best doctors but not healing.
1 Timothy 5:18 - For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treads out the corn. And, the laborer is worthy of his reward.
15.Labor is the giving of oneself for a reward
Romans 13:8 - Owe no man anything, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
16.Giving what is owed enables love to manifest because debt makes it hard to love a creditor
Matthew 6:3-4 - 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.
17.God benefits the giver who has no selfish motives
Romans 12:13 - Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.
18.Giving should be a lifestyle because it lays the foundation for a lifetime of blessing
2 Thessalonians 3:10 - For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.
19.Poverty comes to those who refuse to give of themselves toward labor
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.
20.Wisdom in giving can save one from heartache
Matthew 6:3-4 - But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
21.God rewards a giver who gives with the right motive