Why We Give

We are called to be generous and to give out of love, with joy in our hearts.

Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment. Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and generous to those in need, always being ready to share with others.1 Timothy 6:17-18

You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.1 Corinthians 9:7

It benefits the giver even more than the receiver.

…You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”Acts 20:35

We are all called to be good stewards, because what we have comes from God. We are accountable to Him for what we do with it.

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. The world and all it’s people belong to him.Psalms 24:1

Now, a person who is put in charge as a manager must be faithful.1 Corinthians 4:2

We are called to give to God first.

Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops.Proverbs 3:9

Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.Matthew 6:33