The Truly Righteousness Are Always Generous

“I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. They are always generous, and lend freely; their children will be blessed.”
~Psalm 18:25-26

The Psalmist, David, writes that you will never see a faithful man forsaken by God. Never! It does not happen. God is faithful; He never forsakes the righteous. Furthermore, in describing the righteous, he says that they are always generous and lend freely. Generosity characterizes the life of the righteous.

It is important that you note the context in which the Psalmist referred to a righteous man. Verse 26 – they are generous – qualifies verse 25 – the righteous. He’s not talking about someone who attends church every Sunday. Most times, when we think of a righteous man we generally tend to think of someone who is religious, someone who is always in church. But that doesn’t describe the righteous. The fact is that a lot of stingy folks are found in the church. They’re always in church from morning to night. They have the biggest bible in the house; they sing the loudest; they pray the longest. That’s not righteousness, they are just religious.

Generosity is a hallmark of the righteous. The truly righteous are always generous; they lend freely. And God never forsakes them.

So ask yourself, “Am I generous? Do I lend freely?” The answers to these questions are important if you want to make progress in your walk with God. Know today that generosity is one of the yardsticks of righteousness, and take time to cultivate it. God will never forsake you as you pattern your life after this principle, in Jesus’ name.
Amen.

Memory Verse:
Psalm 18:25-26
“I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. They are always generous, and lend freely; their children will be blessed.”

Prayer:
Heavenly Father, help me to be generous always and to lend freely, in Jesus’ name.
Amen.