Date used:________) 1 Chr 29:2-3
(King David said to God’s people) “With all my resources I
have provided for the temple of my
God—gold…silver…bronze…iron…wood…onyx…turquoise…all kinds of
fine stone and marble-- all of these in large quantities. In my devotion to the temple of my God I now give my personal
treasures of gold and silver for the temple of my God, over and above
everything I have provided.
(Date used:________) 1 Chr 29:5-8
(King David said to the leaders) “Who is willing to
consecrate himself today to the LORD?"
Then the leaders of families…officers…commanders of thousands and
commanders of hundreds…and the officials…gave willingly.
They gave toward the work on the temple of God
who had precious stones gave them to the treasury of the temple of the LORD.
(Date used:________) 1 Chronicles 29:9
The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders,
for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the LORD. David the king
also rejoiced greatly.
(Date used:________) 1 Chr 29:11-12
Everything in heaven and earth is Yours, O LORD.
Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In
your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all.
(Date used:________) 1 Chron 29:13-14
(David prayed to God) “God, we give you thanks, and praise
your glorious name. "But
who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as
generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only
what comes from your hand.”
(Date used:________) 1 Chron 29:16
LORD our God, as for all this abundance that we have provided
for building you a temple for your Holy Name, it comes from your hand, and
all of it belongs to you.
(Date used:________) I Chron 29:17
(David prayed to God) “I know, my God, that you test the
heart and are pleased with integrity. All these (offerings) I have given
willingly and with honest intent. And now I have seen with joy how willingly
your people who are here have given to you.”
(Date used:________) Ezra 2:68,69
Families gave freewill offerings toward the rebuilding of the
house of God. According to their ability they gave to the treasury for
(Date used:________) Luke 6:38 TLB
If you give, you will get! Your gift will return to you in
full and overflowing measure, pressed down, shaken together to make room for
more, and running over. Whatever measure you use to give-- large or small--
will be used to measure what is given back to you.
(Date used:________) 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."
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 8:2,3
Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their
extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity.
For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even
beyond their ability. Entirely on their own, they urgently pleaded with us
for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 8:5
They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in
keeping with God's will.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 8:7
Just as you excel in everything-- in faith, in speech, in
knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us-- see that you
also excel in this grace of giving.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 8:9
You know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he
was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that you through his poverty
might become rich.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 8:10,11
Last year you were the first not only to give but also to have
the desire to do so. Now finish
the work, so that your eager willingness to do it may be matched by your
completion of it, according to your means.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 8:12
If the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according
to what one has, not according to what he does not have.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 8:20,21
We want to avoid any criticism of the way we administer this
liberal gift. For we are taking
pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the
eyes of men.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:5
I thought it necessary to urge the brothers to visit you in
advance and finish the arrangements for the generous gift you had promised.
Then it will be ready as a generous gift, not as one grudgingly given.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:6
Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap
sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:7
Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give,
not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:8
God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all
things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:10
Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will
also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:11
You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous
on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in
thanksgiving to God.
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:12
This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs
of God's people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to
(Date used:________) 2 Cor 9:13
Men will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your
confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with
them and with everyone else.
(Date used:________) Deut 28:12
The LORD will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty,
to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands.
You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none.
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(Date used:________) Deut 28:13
The LORD will make you the head, not the tail. If you pay
attention to the commands of the LORD your God that I give you this day and
carefully follow them, you will always be at the top, never at the bottom.
(Date used:________) Ps 50:10
Every animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a
thousand hills…the creatures of the field are mine… the world is mine,
and all that is in it.
(Date used:________) Prov 11:24-25
One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds
unduly, but comes to poverty. A
generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be
(Date used:________) Prov 18:9
One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.
(Date used:________) Prov 22:9
A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food
with the poor.
(Date used:________) Prov 28:22
A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty
(Date used:________) Prov 28:27
He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes
his eyes to them receives many curses.
(Date used:________) Matt 6:25
(Jesus said) "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about
your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will
wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than
(Date used:________) Matt 6:26
Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store
away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much
more valuable than they?
(Date used:________) Matt 6:27,31
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall
we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'
For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father
knows that you need them.
(Date used:________) Matt 6:33,34
Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these
things (food, clothing, drink) will be given to you as well.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about
itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
(Date used:________) Mark 12:41
Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put
and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury.
(Date used:________) Matt 12:41-44
Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put
and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many
rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two
very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny.
Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, "I tell you the truth,
this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others.
They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put
in everything-- all she had to live on."
(Date used:________) Deut 16:10
Celebrate the Feast of Weeks to the LORD your God by giving a
freewill offering in proportion to the blessings the LORD your God has given
(Date used:________) Deut 16:16
No man should appear before the LORD empty-handed:
(Date used:________) Deut 16:17
Each of you must bring a gift in proportion to the way the
LORD your God has blessed you.
(Date used:________) 1 Cor 16:2
On every Lord's Day each of you should put aside something
from what you have earned during the week, and use it for this offering. The
amount depends on how much the Lord has helped you earn.
(Date used:________) 1 Tim 6:6-8
Godliness with contentment is great gain.
For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of
it. But if we have food and
clothing, we will be content with that.
(Date used:________) 1 Tim 6:9
People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap
and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and
(Date used:________) 1 Tim 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some
people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves
with many griefs.
(Date used:________) 1 Tim 6:17-19
Command those who are rich in this present world not to be
arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put
their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous
and willing to share. In this
way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the
coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.
(Date used:________) 1 Sam 30:24
The share of the man who stayed with the supplies is to be the
same as that of him who went down to the battle. All will share alike.
(Date used:________) Matt 6:19-21
(Jesus said) "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on
earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth
and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
(Date used:________) Matt 6:21
Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
(Date used:________) Heb 6:10
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love
you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.
(Date used:________) Isa 32:8
The noble man makes noble plans, and by noble deeds he stands.
(Date used:________) Acts 2:44-45
All the believers were together and had everything in common.
Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had
(Date used:________) Acts 4:34-35
There were no needy persons among them. For from time to time
those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the money from the sales
and put it at the apostles' feet, and it was distributed to anyone as he had
(Date used:________) Acts 4:36
Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called
Barnabas (which means Son of Encouragement), sold a field he owned and
brought the money and put it at the apostles' feet.
(Date used:________) Rom 12:13
Share with God's people who are in need. Practice hospitality.
(Date used:________) Heb 13:16
Do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with
such sacrifices God is pleased.
(Date used:________) I Jn 3:17
If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in
need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
(Date used:________) Luke 18:22-25
When Jesus heard this, he said to the rich young ruler,
"You still lack one thing. Sell everything you have and give to the
poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." When he heard this, he became very sad, because he was a man
of great wealth. Jesus looked
at him and said, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of
God! Indeed, it is easier for a
camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the
kingdom of God."
(Date used:________) Gal 6:6 TLB
Those who are taught the Word of God should help their
teachers by paying them.
(Date used:________) Gal 6:6 NIV
Anyone who receives instruction in the word must share all
good things with his instructor.
(Date used:________) Matt 25:35-40
I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty
and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,
I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I
was in prison and you came to visit me.'
"Then the righteous will answer him, 'Lord, when did we see you
hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to
drink?’…"The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you
did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'
(Date used:________) Acts 20:35
(Remember Jesus’ words when he said) “It is more blessed
to give than to receive.
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