2 Corinthians 9:6-15
6 The point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also
reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap
7 Each of you
must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under
compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
8 And God is able
to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always
having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good
9 As it is written,
‘He scatters abroad, he gives to the poor; his righteousness
endures for ever.’
10 He who supplies
seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your
seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness.
11 You will be
enriched in every way for your great generosity, which will produce
thanksgiving to God through us;
12 for the rendering
of this ministry not only supplies the needs of the saints but also
overflows with many thanksgivings to God.
13 Through the
testing of this ministry you glorify God by your obedience to the
confession of the gospel of Christ and by the generosity of your
sharing with them and with all others,
14 while they
long for you and pray for you because of the surpassing grace of
God that he has given you.
15 Thanks be to
God for his indescribable gift!