“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.
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.
Other Sources of Scripture on Giving:
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 life...read 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 Worry...read 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 Giving...read more
Randy Alcorn, Author of The Treasure Principle
"You can't take it with you, but you can send it on ahead."
"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."
"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."