God is the giver

Scriptures on God The Giver

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God is A giver. He is THE giver.

Many portray God as a withholder – keeping blessings from us and witholding answered prayer because they do not understand The Character of God as shown in the Bible

Consider the following scriptures which show Him to be a Giver

The following verses show God giving in a variety of contexts. I encourage you to take them and meditate upon them. Read them over and over and let them build faith in you about the giving nature of God!

1) He gives life

Romans 4:17

:17 (as it is written, “I have made you a father of many nations”) in the presence of Him whom he believed–God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did;

1 Timothy 6:13

:13 I urge you in the sight of God who gives life to all things, and before Christ Jesus who witnessed the good confession before Pontius Pilate,

Job 33:4

:4 The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

John 6:33

:33 “For the bread of God is He who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”


2) He gives us richly all things to enjoy

1 Timothy 6:17

:17 Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.

3) He gives wisdom

James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

:26 For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good in His sight; but to the sinner He gives the work of gathering and collecting, that he may give to him who is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping for the wind.

Proverbs 2:6

:6 For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding;

Psalm 119:169

:169 TAU. Let my cry come before You, O LORD; Give me understanding according to Your word.

Ephesians 1:17

:17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him

4) He gives rain

Jeremiah 5:24

:24 They do not say in their heart, “Let us now fear the LORD our God, Who gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season. He reserves for us the appointed weeks of the harvest.”

Deuteronomy 28:12

Zechariah 10:1

:1 Ask the LORD for rain In the time of the latter rain. The LORD will make flashing clouds; He will give them showers of rain, Grass in the field for everyone.

5) He gives the increase

1 Corinthians 3:7

:7 So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase.

Deuteronomy 8:18

:18 “And you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.

Psalm 115:14

:14 May the LORD give you increase more and more, You and your children.

6) He gives us the victory

1 Corinthians 15:57

:57 But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

7) He gives rest from your enemies

Deuteronomy 12:10

:10 “But when you cross over the Jordan and dwell in the land which the LORD your God is giving you to inherit, and He gives you rest from all your enemies round about, so that you dwell in safety,

Deuteronomy 23:14

:14 “For the LORD your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you and give your enemies over to you; therefore your camp shall be holy, that He may see no unclean thing among you, and turn away from you.

1 Samuel 17:46

:46 “This day the LORD will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you and take your head from you. And this day I will give the carcasses of the camp of the Philistines to the birds of the air and the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

1 Samuel 17:47

:47 “Then all this assembly shall know that the LORD does not save with sword and spear; for the battle is the LORD’S, and He will give you into our hands.”

8) He gives the Holy Spirit

1 Thessalonians 4:8

:8 Therefore he who rejects this does not reject man, but God, who has also given us His Holy Spirit.

9) He gives you a song

Job 35:10

:10 But no one says, ‘Where is God my Maker, Who gives songs in the night,

10) He gives strength

Psalm 68:35

:35 O God, You are more awesome than Your holy places. The God of Israel is He who gives strength and power to His people. Blessed be God!

1 Samuel 2:10

:10 The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken in pieces; From heaven He will thunder against them. The LORD will judge the ends of the earth. “He will give strength to His king, And exalt the horn of His anointed.”

Psalm 29:11

:11 The LORD will give strength to His people; The LORD will bless His people with peace.

11) He gives breath

Isaiah 42:5

:5 Thus says God the LORD, Who created the heavens and stretched them out, Who spread forth the earth and that which comes from it, Who gives breath to the people on it, And spirit to those who walk on it:

12) He gives grace and glory

James 4:6

:6 But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”

1 Peter 5:5

:5 Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”

Psalm 84:11

:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD will give grace and glory; No good thing will He withhold From those who walk uprightly.

13) He gives a heart to know Him

Jeremiah 24:7

:7 ‘Then I will give them a heart to know Me, that I am the LORD; and they shall be My people, and I will be their God, for they shall return to Me with their whole heart.

14) He gives light

Proverbs 29:13

:13 The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both.

Exodus 13:21

:21 And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so as to go by day and night.

Jeremiah 31:35

:35 Thus says the LORD, Who gives the sun for a light by day, The ordinances of the moon and the stars for a light by night, Who disturbs the sea, And its waves roar (The LORD of hosts is His name):

Revelation 22:5

:5 There shall be no night there: They need no lamp nor light of the sun, for the Lord God gives them light. And they shall reign forever and ever.

15) He gives freedom(and food)

Psalm 146:7

:7 Who executes justice for the oppressed, Who gives food to the hungry. The LORD gives freedom to the prisoners.

16) He gives rest from Sorrow

Isaiah 14:3

:3 It shall come to pass in the day the LORD gives you rest from your sorrow, and from your fear and the hard bondage in which you were made to serve,

17) He gives peace

Numbers 6:26

:26 The LORD lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.”‘

Psalm 29:11

:11 The LORD will give strength to His people; The LORD will bless His people with peace.

Haggai 2:9

:9 ‘The glory of this latter temple shall be greater than the former,’ says the LORD of hosts. ‘And in this place I will give peace,’ says the LORD of hosts.”

2 Thessalonians 3:16

:16 Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all.

18) He gave the children of Israel water

Numbers 21:16

:16 From there they went to Beer, which is the well where the LORD said to Moses, “Gather the people together, and I will give them water.”

19) He gives the treasures

Isaiah 45:3

:3 I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden riches of secret places, That you may know that I, the LORD, Who call you by your name, Am the God of Israel

20) He gives beauty for ashes, oil of joy for those who mourn, garments of praise

Isaiah 61:3

:3 To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.”

21) He gives you a future and a hope

Jeremiah 29:11

:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

22) He gives you a crown of righteousness

2 Timothy 4:8

:8 Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing.

23) He gives you what is good

Psalm 85:12

:12 Yes, the LORD will give what is good; And our land will yield its increase.

24) He gives you the desires of your Heart

Psalm 37:4

:4 Delight yourself also in the LORD, And He shall give you the desires of your heart.

25) He gave His Son

John 3:16

:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Isaiah 7:14

:14 “Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.

26) If that were not enough – He freely gives us ALL things:

Romans 8:32

:32 He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?

27) He does not withhold:

Psalm 84:11

:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD will give grace and glory; No good thing will He withhold From those who walk uprightly.

Proverbs 3:27-28

:27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in the power of your hand to do so.
:28 Do not say to your neighbour, “Go, and come back, And tomorrow I will give it,” When you have it with you.
:29 Do not devise evil against your neighbour, For he dwells by you for safety’s sake.

28) He gives an inheritance – land and cities to dwell in

The promise to give:

Genesis 12:7

:7 Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, “To your descendants I will give this land.” And there he built an altar to the LORD, who had appeared to him.

Genesis 15:7

:7 Then He said to him, “I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to inherit it.”

Genesis 28:13

:13 And behold, the LORD stood above it and said: “I am the LORD God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie I will give to you and your descendants.

Exodus 6:8
Exodus 13:5

Brought you out … to give:

Leviticus 25:38

:38 ‘I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, to give you the land of Canaan and to be your God.

Deuteronomy 19:8
Exodus 13:11
Deuteronomy 13:12
Deuteronomy 6:10

29) He gives to each man according to his ways

Jeremiah 17:10

:10 I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.

Proverbs 26:10

:10 The great God who formed everything Gives the fool his hire and the transgressor his wages.

30) Others:

Psalm 39:12 

Psalm 84:8

2 Chronicles 30:12

1 Kings 3:5 

2 Chronicles 25:9

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