Luke 6:38

Luke 6:38 (ASV)

38give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, shall they give into your bosom. For with what measure ye mete it shall be measured to you again.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

It was after helping a brother in need and soon afterwards having his own need met by the Lord, that Watchman Nee famously remarked, "the way of God is not 'save and you shall grow rich.' It is 'give, and it shall be given to you, good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over.'"
Mr. Swen was enjoying an increasingly bountiful harvest from his farm as he faithfully gave a tenth of each harvest like he promised. But soon, he gave in to covetousness and stopped giving like he had promised. The result was a woeful harvest.
Mr. Swen, a Chinese farmer, was convicted of his sins and he publicly confessed them, promising to renew his commitment as a servant of God. As he matched his words with actions he saw, like never before, God's powerful blessing on his business.
Marshall Broomhall writes about a poor widow, who though dependent on the goodwill of others, made it her duty to give in support of the China Inland Mission at several times. Filled with a generous Spirit, out of the little she had and received, she gave to support God's work.
Having lived a life dedicated to obeying Jesus’ command to “Give and it shall be given unto you,” George Müller was able to prove the truth of God’s word as he gave and received bountifully.
On two separate occassions, John alone by himself and with two other friends on the second occasion were led to give to women in need out of the little they had and were also blessed to receive in return.
A poor widow, despite her poverty, gave to the Lord, and was blessed to receive four-fold in return!
When she suddenly needed the very articles she thoughtfully gave a family of believers who had lost all their possessions in a fire incident, a lady was blessed to receive from others too, in her moment of need. For she had lent to the Lord who is ever faithful to repay His debts.
A Christian clergyman writes about his resolve like Jacob, to give a tenth of his earnings to the Lord, and of the wonderful results his giving has produced in his life and in the life of his congregation.
A poor woman in dire need of food approached Dr Culis, who despite his own needs, gave her enough money to buy food for a few days. Later that evening, he too was blessed to receive $40 from an unexpected source.
A woman with only one sovereign left in her bank for the poor felt the urge to give it away to a widow in need on New Year's day. Despite her hesitation, she remembered the passage, "The Lord is able to give thee much more than this," and decided to give the sovereign away. Later that evening, she received a letter from a stranger with five pounds and a box of soap to donate to the poor, proving the truth of the passage she remembered earlier.
When an OMF staff yielded to the call to put God to the test by giving to His work ourselves so that He can give more to us, she finds God faithful as soon after giving, she too was blessed to receive.