Stewardship Quotes

“The only investment I ever made which has paid consistently increasing dividends is the money I have given to the Lord.”—J. L. Kraft (head of Kraft Cheese Corporation)

“The person who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.”—Samuel Johnson

“Man’s extremity is God’s opportunity.”—J.B. Phillips

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose.”—Missionary Jim Elliott

“All too often we regard stewardship simply as a matter of our giving to God, but this aspect is secondary. Before we can give, we must possess, and before we possess we must receive. Therefore, stewardship is, in the first place, receiving God’s good and bounteous gifts. And once received, those gifts are not to be used solely for our own good. They must also be used for the benefit of others, and ultimately for the glory of God the giver. The steward needs an open hand to receive from God and then an active hand to give to God and to others.”—Murray J. Harris

“With Christ, it is not how much we give, but what we do not give that is the real test.”—Oswald Chambers

“He is the richest man in the esteem of the world who has gotten the most. He is the richest man in the esteem of Heaven who has given the most.”—F.B. Meyer

“You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.”—Amy Carmichael

“The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.”—George Mueller

“I place no value on anything I have or may possess, except in relation to the kingdom of God. If anything will advance the interests of the kingdom, it shall be given away or kept, only as by giving or keeping it I shall most promote the glory of Him to whom I owe all my hopes in time or eternity.”—David Livingstone

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”—Winston Churchill

“Generous people are rarely mentally ill.”—Carl Meninger

“Don’t tell me you’re trusting God until you trust Him with your pocketbook.”—J. Vernon McGee

“The average Christian pays more in interest than he gives to the Lord’s work. In a church of 100 families 37 will give nothing.”—Larry Burkett

“Money is so intimately related to the possessor, that we cannot give money without giving ourselves.”—Unknown

“What we often wait for God to do for us He wants to do through us.”—Unknown

“God promises to meet all your needs, not all your greeds.”—Unknown

“God’s commandments are God’s enablement’s.”—Unknown

“What we do not use, we ultimately lose.”—Unknown

“Our life is to be like a river, not a reservoir.”—Unknown

“You cannot out-give God.”—Unknown

“Nothing brings us to the realization of our priorities better than hearing what God has to say about the subject of money.”—Unknown

“Giving is not a matter of can and can’t, but will or won’t.”—Unknown

“I shovel out, He shovels in. He has a bigger shovel.”—Unknown

“The root word for miserable is miser.”—Unknown

“Use your affluence for eternal influence.”—Unknown

“Where there is no interest, there is no investment.”—Unknown

“Faith is not a pill you take, it is a muscle you use.”—Unknown

“Faith hears the inaudible, sees the invisible, believes the incredible, and receives the impossible.”—Unknown

“A vision that is not worthy of sacrifice is not a Christ-like vision.”—Unknown

“The Lord loves a cheerful giver, but He’ll take it from a grouch.”—Unknown

“Legalism focuses on how little to give; love focuses on how much can I give.”—Unknown

“Affliction + Poverty + Grace = Joy + Liberality”—Unknown

“Do your givin’ while your livin’ so you’ll be knowin’ where it’s goin.’”—Unknown

“You can’t take it with you, but you can send it up ahead.”—Unknown

“Stewardship is partnership with God.”—Unknown

“Tithing is not giving, it is bringing.”—Unknown

“Stewardship begins with love—not giving.”—Unknown

“We either give by reason or by revelation.”—Unknown

“The happiest people on earth are the people who have discovered the joy of giving.”—Unknown

“Often, a cold heart and a stingy hand go together.”—Unknown

“The more passionate our faith, the more consistent our giving.”—Unknown

“Stewardship is not about raising money; it’s about raising Christians who willingly trust God.—Unknown

“Without faith, it is impossible to please God.”—Unknown

“I can’t afford not to give.”—Unknown

“With every promise from God there is a premise.”—Unknown

“Giving is not a debt you owe; it is a seed you sow.”—Unknown

“If it doesn’t work on paper—try Him!”—Unknown

“You rarely see a hearse with a luggage rack.”—Unknown

 “You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.”—Unknown

“Plenty of people are willing to give God credit, yet few are willing to give Him cash.”—Unknown

“[Money is] an article which may be used as a universal payment to everywhere except Heaven, and a universal provider for everything except happiness.”—Wall Street Journal

“If you want to make your money go as far as possible, give it to foreign missions.”—Unknown

“Give according to your income, lest God make your income according to your giving.”—Unknown

“Strong faith looks at giving as an opportunity.”—Unknown

“It’s not a matter of how much of my money I will give to God, but how much of God’s money will I keep for myself.”—Unknown

 “Often those who have trouble giving God 10% don’t have a problem giving 18% to Master Charge.”—Unknown

“What I spent I had, what I saved I lost, what I gave I have.”—Unknown

“All we can hold in our dead hands is what we have given away.”—Unknown

“Some Christians give to the Lord’s work weekly; others just give weakly.”—Unknown

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