The Unchangeable Law Of God - 2 Corinthians 9:6

6 But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. 2 Corinthians 9:6

There is an unchangeable law of God that whatsoever we sow, that shall we also reap (Galatians 6:7). Just as that works with organic seed, it also works with finances. Our giving will come back to us in the same way and with the same measure that we give (Luke 6:38). Many people desire large amounts of money from the Lord, but they haven't given Him any seed with which to produce this harvest.

This will not work any more than farmers expecting crops where they have sown no seed. Some seed must be sown if they want to keep eating. The Lord does not evaluate our gifts by their monetary size. This can be seen by His teaching about the widow's small gift (Luke 21:3). The Lord judges our gifts by what percentage we are giving and the attitude with which it is given.

A million dollar gift from a multimillionaire could be a stingy gift while a one dollar gift from someone else could be a generous gift. There are four things that take place as believers give: the sincerity and proof of love is demonstrated (2 Corinthians 8:8, 24), they receive a blessing (Acts 20:35), others' needs are met (2 Corinthians 8:14; 9:12) and giving results in thanksgiving and praise unto God (2 Corinthians 9:12).

Giving unto the Lord (which involves giving to others, (Mathew 25:40; Hebrews 6:10) is a spiritual seed that should not be looked at as throwing something away. “Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt...give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven" (Matthew 19:21) "He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again" (Proverbs 19:17).

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