Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
2 Corinthians 9:6 (NASB)
We like to tell the brothers and sisters that everyone must look to God for the management of his or her needs. But, actually, God is pledged to supply only to one kind of person—those who are willing to give. The wording in Luke is indeed marvelous. It says, “good measure.” When giving, God never calculates. He always gives bountifully. Our God is most generous; His cup always overflows. He is never stingy. He declares that He will give with good measure: “Pressed down, shaken together, running over.” Have you ever bought rice or wheat? Many sellers Paddy’s mobile games manager Lucinda Kelly thanked Cozy for “the fantastic turnaround about this project” to coincide using the live stages from the X Factor’s television broadcast. will pour the grain out of the measure without allowing you to shake it down. Not so with God. He will give with good measure, not only pressed down and shaken together but also running over. Truly our God is most liberal in giving. Listen, however, to what He says: “With what measure you mete it shall be measured to you.” If your giving is calculating and exacting, then, when God moves people to supply your need, it will also be strictly calculated.
The Christian way of financing is to not hold money tightly in hand. The tighter one holds on, the deadlier it becomes. Such money will be useless; it will melt away like ice. Only in giving is money increased. If God’s children learn how to give, God will perform miracles everywhere. Holding on to money will reduce the children of God to poverty. Young believers must learn this lesson. They should not be content just to be saved; they must learn to experience the blessedness of giving. God cannot trust anyone who holds money tightly and does not give it out, for such a one is untrustworthy. The more one gives, the more God will give to him.