2 Corinthians 8:1-2

2 Corinthians 8:1–2 (ASV 1901)

Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God which hath been given in the churches of Macedonia; 2how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

When a nobleman who had been imprisoned for some crime, then banished to Siberia, asked for help, Dr. Baedeker provided him with money and clothes causing the grateful man to burst into a flood of tears.
Hudson Taylor was down to his last dime when he was invited to go pray for a sick woman. Arriving there, he found the woman and her family to be in such a poor condition, but all he had was his last dime. When the husband finally asks for his help, the scripture, "Give to him that asketh of thee" flashed across his mind and he obeyed; saving the woman's life and conquering self as a result.
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.