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WISDOM DIARY ON GIVING ISBN 978-2480-57-6 Copyright 1996 by: DOMINION PUBLISHING HOUSE Published in Nigeria by: DOMINION


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Wisdom Diary on Giving

Wisdom Diary is a collection of powerful, faith-building, success-motivating and life-transforming quotes from Dr. David O. Oyedepo. These quotes, as you meditate on them (along with the corresponding scriptures), will fortify and encourage you to rise up to a more meaningful and productive Christian life.

They are words you will never forget! They are words you go to bed with, and you wake up full of electric ideas that will make a shining star out of you. They are words brewed in a hot pot of a heart full of insights and revelations, with spiritual understanding that has been proved in 27 years of adventurous Christian living, and 15 years of committed ministry. They are not words of an academic mind, No! They are words of a mind that is breathing with the intensity of the life of God, contacted through a diligent study life. They are words coming from a wealth of knowledge, gathered through excited fellowship with anointed books, and ceaseless search in the Bible"Gods wisdom bank", as Dr. Oyedepo calls it. As you treasure these words of wisdom, your life will surely blossom into an enviable treasure on the earth. Dont only read these words, think them, talk them and do them. They will mould your des tiny.

Every time you give in worship, you give into plenty.

Matthew 19:29

When you let go, you become a "goal-getter".

John 12:24

When it is a tearful seed, it will bring you a cheerful harvest.

Psalm 126:5-6

If youre not a giver today, youll be a beggar tomorrow.

Proverbs 10:4

Weepful sowing will help you whip the devil off your finances.
Psalm 126:5-6

Every time God smells a good savour, He releases blessings.

Genesis 4:4

When you sow where things are happening, you dont miss the blessings.
Matthew 13:8

You cant be a genuine giver and yet be a beggar.

Luke 6:38

Whatever you love giving never finishes.

Galatians 6:7

When you sow what pleases God, you will reap what pleases you.
1 Kings 3:4-11

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Proverbs 22:7

Whatever youre a giver of will never finish in your life, it will be surplus.
Proverbs 11:24

When you give in worship, it is Gods covenant responsibility to multiply you.

Luke 5:4-7

Your blessing is not in asking but in doing.

Deuteronomy 28:1

Stop being a consumer! Be a distributor.

Acts 20:35

If youve not been giving, stop praying to receive! Youre not the one God says He will bless!
Proverbs 10:4

If you are a giver, God is committed to your receiving.

Luke 6:38

Until your life becomes a seed, your future remains solitary.

John 12:24

Giving to a bigger man than yourself brings honour to you.

Matthew 10:41

Asking is the ministry of beggars.

Proverbs 22:7

Every giving person is a healthy person.

Exodus 23:25

"What must I do?" is the way to true harvest.

Matthew 7:7-8

The life of a hard-fisted man is always hightensioned.

Proverbs 11:24

Dont tie your life to gifts; tie it to giving!

Acts 20:35

There is a "Lack-free" zone in the Kingdom, but you gain access by giving.
Isaiah 1:19

The giving life is the winning life.

Acts 20:35

Your willingness to give, determines its acceptability.

2 Corinthians 9:7

Doing is the ministry of givers.

James 2:18

Life runs on reaping, not on begging.

Galatians 6:7

When you refuse to do what it takes to be rich, you have made your choice to be poor.
Deuteronomy 30:19

Giving is work, its not having fun!

1 Chronicles 29:2

In your sowing, God is the "best ground" of all grounds.

Mark 10:29

You can give without loving. But you cant love without giving.
John 15:13

If you are sleeping when others are sowing, youll be a happy beggar when they are reaping.
Proverbs 6:10-11

Dangerous giving destroys lack.

Psalm 50:5

Every time quality comes out of you, it draws Gods response speedily.

Genesis 22:9-18

You dont get refreshed without flowing out.

Genesis 12:2-3

You either live as a sower, or you die a beggar.

Genesis 26:12

When you open up to the needy, youll never become a needy.

Psalm 41:1

While sowers become reapers, sleepers end up as beggars.

Proverbs 6:10-11

What you do not have, God cannot ask you for.

2 Corinthians 8:12

The giving grace enlarges the covenant coast of a man.

Deuteronomy 8:18

If youre an investor in the kingdom of God, the wisdom of God commands that riches is your heritage.
Malachi 3:10-11

You dont get refreshed without flowing out.

Proverbs 11:25

People who eat it all, miss it all at last.

Ecclesiastes 11:1

Until you become a giver, material depression is inevitable for you.

Proverbs 11:24

A vow unpaid is a woe of omission.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

What youre saying when youre helping the poor is: "Lord, I thank You that I am not poor."
Job 29:4-13

The life of a hard-fisted man is always hard.

Proverbs 21:13

Every time you give to the poor, you increase the worth of your heavenly account.
Proverbs 19:17

If you want seed time and harvest to cease, it is you that will cease.
Genesis 8:32

It is the attitude behind your giving that determines whether it has returns or not.
1 Corinthians 9:17

When you give, heavens open.

Malachi 3:10

If you are too smart for God, in giving, poverty will smite you!
2 Corinthians 9:6-8

As long as you remain a collector, you die a beggar.

Luke 6:38

Nothing turns financial captivity like sacrifice.

Psalm 126:1-6

Until something evaporates from you, nothing "Outporates" to you. It is evaporation before "Raination".
Ecclesiastes 11:3

Dont live for gold, live for God!

1 Timothy 6:9-11

Power to lay down is what provokes power to receive.

John 10:17-18

If nothing is going up from you, nothing is permitted to come down for you.
Malachi 3:10

When giving becomes an aspect of your worship (not a tradition or economic gimmick), you will escape from financial stress and business failure.
Malachi 3:10-11

Quality seed yields quality harvest.

2 Corinthians 9:6

Givers are winners and rulers.

Proverbs 22:7

Anything you give for your sake has no future, but everything you give for His sake has a great future.
Mark 10:29-30

Fearful sowing results in fearful harvest.

Psalm 126:1-6

When we give for His sake, He minds our sake.

Matthew 6:33

When you worship God with your means, you gain access to His means.
Malachi 3:10

When you keep worshipping Him with your means, it never finishes.
Philippians 4:15-19

Give and take is the law that commands live and win
Genesis 8:22

Every animal excretes their waste according to the size of their consumption.
2 Corinthians 8:12

Giving is the authentic proof of love.

John 3:16

Your body releases carbon dioxide to receive oxygen.

Luke 6:38

Giving is Living!
Job 29:12-15

Giving your size guarantees good health!

2 Corinthians 8:12-13

Freshen up, as you empty your barrels.

Proverbs 11:24

Refreshing follows your flowing out.

Proverbs 3:9-10

Giving is not equal to automatic abundance.

Mark 12:43-44

Dont try to bribe God with your giving; just worship Him.
1 Chronicles 29:17

Those who give to get end up in frustration; but those who give for worship end up flourishing.
1 Chronicles 29:3

The give to get approach is a failure-bound approach.

Luke 6:34

When your giving is not in worship, it is a washout.

Psalm 112:1-3

When you give to receive, you have destroyed the harvest.

Proverbs 3:9-10