Demonstrating the nature of God by wisely reinvesting the
resources that He has entrusted to us.
- From genus, birth, extraction, family
1. Primarily, being of honorable birth or origin; hence,
noble; honorable; magnanimous; applied to persons;
as a generous foe, a generous critic.
2. Noble; honorable; applied to things; as a generous
virtue; generous boldness.
- 3. Liberal; bountiful; munificent; free to give; as a generous
friend; a generous father.
4. Strong; full of spirit; as a generous wine.
5. Full; overflowing; abundant; as a generous cup;
a generous table.
6. Sprightly; courageous; as a generous steed.
Webster's, 1st ed., 1828
Of His own will He brought us
forth by the Word of Truth, that we might be a kind of
firstfruits of His creatures.
I have been born again into the Family of God. I am of the seed of
Abraham, an incorruptible seed, and an heir with Christ of the
My royal lineage gives me noble character.
Because all things have been given to me by God, I am free to
give bountifully to others.
My gifts to others are full of spirit, like a generous wine.
I know how to give a gift that is cherished by the receiver and
I will not give a gift that will hurt the one who receives it.
I give gifts which require personal sacrifice.
I give the right amount at the right time.
When I am with the envious and niggardly, I am courageously
I realize that all I have belongs to God and I use it for His
2 Corinthians 9:6
And we know that all things work together for good to those who
love God, to those who are the called according to His
purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be
conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn
among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have
kept Thy Law.
-- Psalm 119:55
This isn't that New Age
"Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??