2.What the Bible says about giving
What the Bible says about giving
Proverbs 3:9 – (NIV) Honour the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops
Luke 6:38 – (NIV) Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
2 Corinthians 8:7 (NIV) - But since you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you —see that you also excel in this grace of giving.
2 Corinthians 9:6-8 – (NIV) 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.