7 Short Bible Verses to Chew On

7 Short Bible Verses to Chew On As these 7 short bible verses show, sometimes brief is better. It can be easy to skip over brevity, but what if we accept its invitation to pause? To ponder? Jim Rohn, author and entrepreneur said, “Jesus said ‘Follow me.’ Now that’s brief! He could be brief because of all that he was…
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7 Bible Verses About Giving to Others

7 Bible Verses About Giving to Others When looking for Bible verses about giving to others, searchers will find several “categories” of scriptures about giving. They will find promises about the natural law of reciprocity (benefits of giving), and admonishments about motives. Some verses will address responsibilities, such as tithing, and others will give examples of generosity in scripture. But…
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7 Bible Verses About Giving: Portraits of Generosity

7 Bible Verses About Giving: Portraits of Generosity We’ve offered up many lists of Bible verses about giving that show what God has said about it. (See here, here, and here). But in this post, we’re taking it a step further with stories about generous people in the Bible. We encourage you to look up each account and read the…
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8 “Giving” Bible Verses for Growing a Generous Spirit

8 "Giving" Bible Verses for Growing a Generous Spirit If growing a generous spirit in yourself or your church is a goal, these 7 giving Bible verses reveal interesting dynamics about giving. They indicate the need for us to dig deeply into our own motives and expectations about why and how we give: The Rewards of Giving Many giving Bible…
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8 Bible Verses for Fall

8 Bible Verses for Fall If cooling temperatures and beautiful foliage turn your thoughts to God, you will enjoy reflecting on these Bible verses for fall. Autumn traditionally symbolizes a time of harvest and Scripture uses this celebratory season to give us spiritual insights: Changing seasons reflect God’s faithfulness "Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See…
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Bible Promises Every Believer and Giver Should Know

Bible Promises Every Believer and Giver Should Know Bible promises are the life preservers of scripture. They comfort and give hope for the soul in times of trouble and discouragement. In fact, it’s likely that your favorite scriptures became favorites because of a promise they contain. 5 Bible Promises to Believers God keeps his promises: “Not one of all the…
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7 Bible Verses about the Benefits of Tithing

7 Bible Verses about the Benefits of Tithing There’s a little bit of tension in the idea that there are benefits to obedience to God. Our goal should be to grow so that our compliance is voluntary and motivated by love. But that doesn’t take away from the fact God rewards giving and works in tithing in miraculous ways. The…
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9 Bible Verses about Giving During Challenging Times

9 Bible Verses about Giving During Challenging Times Tithing and giving offerings during hard times can seem difficult and even impossible. While there may be times when there’s no way to give at all, these scriptures call us to reframe our view of generosity when it seems like that is true. Beloved ones, we must tell you about the grace…
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8 Compelling Bible Verses about Giving From the Heart

8 Compelling Bible Verses about Giving From the Heart Generosity is the spontaneous act of giving from a joyful, grateful, and loving heart that experiences life through the lens of God’s abundant gifts. While there’s a type of generosity that can exist through self-centered motives, those gifts are often panic-inducing and joyless for the giver. If you want your charitable…
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21 Bible Verses about Tithes and Offerings

21 Bible Verses about Tithes and Offerings GIVING FROM THE HEART How you define generosity matters because the Bible has a lot to say about money and how we should think about it and use it. Freely you have received, freely give. - Matthew 10:8 (NLV) Each man should give as he has decided in his heart. He should not…
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