Bible Cross References
Exodus 25:2-7
"Tell the Israelites to make an offering to me. Receive whatever offerings anyone wishes to give.
These offerings are to be: gold, silver, and bronze;
fine linen; blue, purple, and red wool; cloth made of goats' hair;
rams' skin dyed red; fine leather; acacia wood;
oil for the lamps; spices for the anointing oil and for the sweet-smelling incense;
carnelians and other jewels to be set in the ephod of the High Priest and in his breastpiece.
Judges 5:9
My heart is with the commanders of Israel, with the people who gladly volunteered. Praise the LORD!
Psalm 110:3
On the day you fight your enemies, your people will volunteer. Like the dew of early morning your young men will come to you on the sacred hills.
Mark 12:41-44
As Jesus sat near the Temple treasury, he watched the people as they dropped in their money. Many rich men dropped in a lot of money;
then a poor widow came along and dropped in two little copper coins, worth about a penny.
He called his disciples together and said to them, "I tell you that this poor widow put more in the offering box than all the others.
For the others put in what they had to spare of their riches; but she, poor as she is, put in all she had---she gave all she had to live on."
2 Corinthians 8:11
On with it, then, and finish the job! Be as eager to finish it as you were to plan it, and do it with what you now have.
2 Corinthians 8:12
If you are eager to give, God will accept your gift on the basis of what you have to give, not on what you don't have.
2 Corinthians 9:7
You should each give, then, as you have decided, not with regret or out of a sense of duty; for God loves the one who gives gladly.