Matthew 5:42

Matthew 5:42 (ASV 1901)

42Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

Hudson Taylor found great freedom and lightness of heart once he obeyed the words of Jesus to give to him who asks.
Doctor loans patient $75 when the Holy Spirit reminded him of the command to give to the one who begs of you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you. Patient is led to Christ by another patient because he could afford to stay longer. (Several pages later, the man tells the doctor that the mere fact he would loan a stranger $75 convinced him of the reality of Christ.)
Henry Richards was challenged to obey Luke 6:30 and give to "every one that asketh thee." After much prayer and deliberation, he took Jesus at His word and experienced an unexpected result.
Rees Howells learned to love the unlovely ones as God used Matthew 5:40-42 to open his eyes to the plight of the homeless.
A woman challenges herself to obey the words of Jesus to give to the one who asks. The test of obedience comes immediately and then the Lord's supply for her own resulting want comes just in time.