Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full–pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.” – Luke 6:38 (NLT)
Have you noticed that if you want something to happen in life you’ve got to do something about it? For example, if you want to get a good grade in math, you’ve got to turn in your homework and study. If you want to do well at sports, you’ve got to work out and practice with your team. If you want something to happen in life, you’ve got to do something about it.
Today’s Bible verse is very similar. If you want to get God involved in your finances, one important way to do that is to begin to give. As you give you find that you’ve got even more to give.
No matter how much money you have or make, it’s always good to make giving a priority in your life. Even if you only have a little bit, you still have something that you can give. It might be giving time volunteering at your church, or simply giving off the little bit of money you do have.
The great thing is that as you give, it helps you too. You feel better as you give to others. It’s also nice to see how God will come through for you as you trust Him with your finances.