A generous person will be blessed,
for he gives some of his food to the poor.
Proverbs 22:9 NET
God’s economy is not like the world’s economy!
The world tries to store up wealth, hoping to amass enough for hard times or for times when it is not readily there.
But God is the Creator of everything, including wealth and food!
God’s economy looks out and wants to bless others. As a result, the giver is blessed even more than if he held on to it.
Notice, the Scripture doesn’t say he gives all his food to the poor, just some. But God uses that! He is totally capable of increasing what is there, what is left.
And, the word for blessed here isn’t just a spiritual blessing. This word emplies a physical or practical blessing. There is a reward for someone who is generous. It’s God’s Word!
How generous are you? Are you being generous from a grateful and blessed heart? God notices and He will take care of you!
Father, thank You that my life is not determined by what I can do all for myself. I thank You that You look down and bless me from Your abundance.