8261 generosity, God’s

8261 generosity, God’s

The generosity of God is evident in the way in which he deals with his creation, and supremely with sinners. God bestows his gracious gifts upon sinners in salvation, in sanctification and through the coming of the Holy Spirit.

God’s generous heart

Eph 1:7-9 See also Ex 34:6-7; Ps 33:18-22; Mt 7:11; Lk 15:22-24; Ro 11:35-36

God’s generosity evident in creation

Ps 65:9-13 See also Ps 33:5; Ps 68:9

God’s generosity evident in providence

Ac 14:17 See also Ge 24:35; Nu 14:8; Dt 28:11; Dt 33:23; Ps 66:12; Ps 78:15; Ps 132:15; Ps 145:7; Ps 147:6; Jer 31:12-14; Jer 33:6-9; Mal 3:10; 1Ti 6:17

God’s generosity experienced in salvation

Eph 1:3 See also Jn 1:16; Ro 5:5; Ro 10:12; Eph 2:7; Eph 3:8; Col 2:10; 1Jn 3:1

His love and mercifulness towards sinners Ps 116:5; Ps 130:7; Isa 55:7; Hos 14:4; Eph 2:7; 1Jn 3:1

Redemption through the death of Jesus Christ Ro 3:24; Eph 1:7; 1Ti 1:14-16; Tit 2:13-14; 1Pe 1:18-19

His gift of eternal life Jn 3:16; Jn 10:28; Ro 3:23-24; Ro 5:17; Ro 6:23; 1Ti 1:14-16

God’s generosity experienced in sanctification

2Pe 1:2-3 See also Ps 23:5; Ps 36:7-8; Eze 47:1-12; Php 2:12-13; Php 4:19; Jude 2

The gift of the Holy Spirit Joel 2:28-29 See also Ac 2:17-18; Eze 39:29; Jn 3:34; Ac 10:45; Ro 5:5; Tit 3:6

Wisdom Jas 1:5 See also Col 2:2

Comfort, strength and encouragement 2Co 1:5 See also Eph 3:16; 2Th 2:16-17

God’s generosity in heaven

Inheritance 1Co 2:9 See also Eph 1:18

Reward Pr 28:20 See also Heb 10:35; Rev 21:1-4

See also

1050God, goodness of
1055God, grace & mercy
1325God, the Creator
1355providence
3257Holy Spirit, gift of
5500reward, God’s people
5705inheritance, spiritual
6510salvation
8291kindness
8361wisdom
8416encouragement, promises
8813riches, spiritual

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