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
The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 NLT
The liberal Soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered. Proverbs 11:25 KJV
Excerpts from Amazing Facts Daily Devotional Helping Others
If we are clothed with the righteousness of Christ, and are filled with the joy of His indwelling Spirit, we shall not be able to hold our peace. If we have tasted and seen that the Lord is good, we shall have something to tell. . . .
The spirit of unselfish labor for others gives depth, stability, and Christlike loveliness to the character, and brings peace and happiness to its possessor. The aspirations are elevated. There is no room for sloth or selfishness. Those who thus exercise the Christian graces will grow, and will become strong to work for God. They will have clear spiritual perceptions, a steady, growing faith, and an increased power in prayer. The Spirit of God, moving upon their spirit, calls forth the sacred harmonies of the soul, in answer to the divine touch.
Those who thus devote themselves to unselfish effort for the good of others, are most surely working out their own salvation. The only way to grow in grace is . . . to engage, to the extent of our ability, in helping and blessing those who need the help we can give them. Ellen G, White
Practical Messages for Impractical Times
The benefits of helping others reap blessings on the giver. You will never experience depression, anxiety, or hopelessness when you are sharing Christ’s love, your time, and your resources. The blessings will run over; and remember, God always keeps His promises.
Sonya Johnson Ruiz