Scripture on Giving, etc.

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21

What else does scripture say about giving, money, possessions, greed, generosity, treasures, pearls, talents, pounds, stables, mammon, etc.

  • The word "Give" appears 921 times in the Bible, almost as many times as "Faith" (270), "Hope" (165), and "Love" (541) added together. Giving is an expression of faith, hope, and love.
  • Mentioned more than any other subject in the Bible
  • 2 times more than Heaven and Hell combined
  • 3 times more than love
  • 7 times more than prayer
  • 8 times more than belief
  • 17 of 38 parables
  • 15% of God’s Word
  • 2,350 verses

Following are links to sources of scriptural references that will help you on your journey to get closer to God by becoming more Christ-like through giving.

Crown Ministries

Crown Financial Ministries
 The Bible has over 2,000 verses about money and resources. Learn what God's Word says about managing our more



Generous Giving

Generous Giving
Here you'll find incredible giving stories that will capture your more


Generous You

Grow in your understanding of the biblical message of giving with GenerousYou, a four-week inline learning experience with video, journaling, reading, and more


Other Sources of Scripture on Giving:

Generosity Monk

Meditations from the Generosity Monk
The purpose of these daily meditations from this contemplative consultant is to challenge the steward of Jesus Christ to think about biblical stewardship principles and their application to everyday more

Christian Personal Finance
Here are 250 bible verses on money organized under the headings of Budgeting, Business Ownership, Contentment, Co-Signing, Debt, Getting Rich Quick, Giving, Investing, Lending, Love of Money, Planning, Provision, Prospering, Receiving, Saving, Stewardship, Success, Taxes, Tithing, Waste, Work and more
We can't out-give God, but it doesn't hurt to try! Here are a collection of giving bible verses to encourage your generous spirit and be blessed! more

Mission Increase Foundation
These key scripture verses are arranged according to the six principles found in Randy Alcorn's book The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret of Joyful more



Randy Alcorn, Author of The Treasure Principle
"You can't take it with you, but you can send it on ahead."

Winston Churchill
"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.”

Vince Correll, a humble banker, 1958 - 1996
"Money is like manure. If you let it stack up, it'll start to stink. If you spread it out, it has the postential to do some good ... kinda like fertilizer.”

Jim Elliot, a modern martyr, gained international recognition when he died with four others at the hands of Auca Indians
"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”

Henry Fielding, 18th Century English Novelist
"Make your money your god and it will plague you like the devil."

Martin Luther
"I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all. But whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess."

Col. Sanders, Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken
"There's no good reason to be the richest man in the cemetery."

Corrie Ten Boom, Dutch Christian Holocaust survivor who helped Jews escape Nazis during World War II
"Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open."

"A lot of people are willing to give God the credit, but not too many are willing to give Him the cash."

"When it comes to giving until it hurts, most people have a very low threshold of pain."

"The person who dies rich lives poorly."

Multiply your impact
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