Saturday, January 29, 2005 +

“Liberal” in the Bible


Thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress: of that wherewith the LORD thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him. Deuteronomy 15:14

The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself. Deuteronomy 15:14

The vile person shall be no more called liberal, nor the churl said to be bountiful. Isaiah 32:5

But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand. Isaiah 32:8

And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem. 1 Corinthians 16:3

How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality. 2 Corinthians 8:2

Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men; 2 Corinthians 9:13

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. James 1:5