17 Beautiful Quotes about Generosity

God commands us to give and be generous – but more importantly, He shows us how. God gave us everything we have: the world, our lives, Jesus. I encourage you to meditate on the supreme generosity of God as you read these quotes.

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    God bestows His blessings without discrimination. The followers of Jesus are children of God, and they should manifest the family likeness by doing good to all, even to those who deserve the opposite.

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F.F. Bruce Quote - "God bestows His blessings without discrimination."

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    One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.

Proverbs 11:24Tweet this quote

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    When a man becomes a Christian, he becomes industrious, trustworthy and prosperous. Now, if that man when he gets all he can and saves all he can does not give all he can, I have more hope for Judas Iscariot than for that man!

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    The more you give, the more comes back to you, because God is the greatest giver in the universe, and He won’t let you outgive Him. Go ahead and try. See what happens.

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Randy Alcorn Quote - "God is the greatest giver in the universe, and He won't let you outgive Him"

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    The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.

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    The most obvious lesson in Christ’s teaching is that there is no happiness in having or getting anything, but only in giving.

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    Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.

Luke 6:38Tweet this quote

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    In all of my years of service to my Lord, I have discovered a truth that has never failed and has never been compromised. That truth is that it is beyond the realm of possibilities that one has the ability to out give God. Even if I give the whole of my worth to Him, He will find a way to give back to me much more than I gave.

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Charles Spurgeon Quote - it is beyond the realm of possibilities that one has the ability to out give God

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    A lack of generosity refuses to acknowledge that your assets are not really yours, but God’s.

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  1. 8

    God made all of His creation to give. He made the sun, the moon, the stars, the clouds, the earth, the plants to give. He also designed His supreme creation, man, to give. But fallen man is the most reluctant giver in all of God’s creation.

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    God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them.

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Augustine Quote - "God is always trying to give good things to us, but our hands are too full to receive them."

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    After giving something to God, you are no longer accountable for it. Your blessing is based on your giving, not on what others do with the gift.

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  1. 5

    It is well with the man who deals generously and lends; who conducts his affairs with justice. For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever.

Psalm 112:5-6Tweet this quote

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    You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.

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Amy Carmichael Christian Quote - Giving

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    I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare.

C.S. LewisTweet this quote

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    For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16Tweet this quote

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    The world asks, ‘What does a man own?’ Christ asks, ‘How does he use it?’

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Andrew Murray Christian Quote - Giving - View of large city



How can you be generous and giving today? Whether it’s your time, your money, or just an encouraging word, we can all be the givers that God wants us to be.

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