6 Authentic Ways to Be Generous but Not Judgmental

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Working in poverty alleviation, I can feel the need to explain and justify the nice things I have. I worry that people will judge me or will judge the organization I work for if I don’t drive a junker and get my clothes on consignment. But I’ve come to realize that my justifications are creating a culture — a culture around me of implied judgment of the choices of others by my constant need to justify my own purchases and assets.

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What Does the Bible Say About Giving?

What Does the Bible Say About Giving?

These inspiring Scripture verses and devotional will help you learn more about God’s heart of generosity.

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Randy Alcorn: A Better Kind of Abundance

There’s an unmistakable sign of an overflowing, abundant life that comes from knowing Jesus, the author of life: generosity to others.

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You Foster Generosity When You Give a Christmas Gift

You Foster Generosity When You Give a Christmas Gift

What if your Christmas gift did more than just bring joy to one child? What if your one act of giving helped foster generosity in an entire city? This is the case for a small island community in Indonesia. Through your gifts, Christmas giving became contagious!

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Counterintuitive Surprise of Generosity

The Counterintuitive Surprise of Generosity

When nine-year-old Julia saw a handmade flyer at a local coffee shop posted by a farmer looking for loving homes for his new puppies, she begged her parents for a dog. When she and her parents visited the owners, they all noticed the small farmhouse and the frugal lifestyle of the farmer and his family. The family, struggling to operate a small family-owned farm, clearly did not own much.

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A True Test of Generosity

The real question Jesus asks His disciples is this: “Are you envious because I am generous?” What a provoking question!

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Evil Schemes and Generous Plans

The enemy has spoken lying words to those caught in his scheme. He has told them they don’t matter. He has made them believe they are all alone in their suffering. He has deceived them into thinking their situation will never change.

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