How to Give …Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy… …and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity… …even beyond their ability… …Entirely on their own… …privilege of sharing in this service to the saints… …they gave themselves first to the Lord… …keeping with God's Will… …in faith …excel in this grace... Continue Reading →
What Does it Mean to be Rich?
Read James 5: 1-6 In biblical stewardship, what we chase is temporary and will rot, so why would we place our trust in it? Even those things we think are important usually are not! People who place their trust in wealth, accomplishments, education, self, or… are headed for trouble as it takes them away from... Continue Reading →
Getting our Hearts Centered On What Is Important PII
Matthew 6:19-24 Have you had possessions that claimed your identity and devotion? How and why? What can you do to rid yourself of those false devotions? You cannot serve two masters: When your attention is divided, you cannot be attentive to either one. In biblical times slaves rarely had more than one owner. That would... Continue Reading →
What does stewardship mean to God?
“The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it” (Psalm 24:1) The word, stewardship, simply means to manage someone else’s property. For the Christian, as Scripture proclaims everything belongs to God, we manage the property of our Lord. Since everything belongs to Christ, we need to... Continue Reading →
What does stewardship mean to you?
There are two words that send the average congregation and common churchgoer into fear and panic, from the leadership and pastorate, that fears to offend or drive people away, to the church member who may be too far stretched in time and giving, and cannot give anymore, to the person who does not want to... Continue Reading →
A discussion on Biblical Stewardship PII
One of the key principles I want to get across to you is the difference in what we have, and what God has. We basically have nothing; we own nothing, we earn nothing, we gain nothing. God is the true owner of all things; He is the One who owns it all. Consider this.... Continue Reading →
A discussion on Biblical Stewardship
As Christians who take the Bible seriously, we also need to take to heart the seriousness of being a wise steward. Stewardship is an act of worship and gratitude by the Believer, in response to His grace. In so doing, we acknowledge God’s power and authority over our lives. This leads us to realization... Continue Reading →