Are You a Cheerful Giver?

“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7 The current attitude that is hitting the pew is the idea that since God loves a cheerful giver (2 Corinthians 9:7) then you only need to tithe whatever... Continue Reading →

Rethink your Giving

As we end 2015, now is a good time to rethink your giving.  “For we live by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7  Are you giving what's right, or what's left? 2 Corinthians 8-9 Is God blessing you? If so what are you giving back to your church, missions, or community? We can never... Continue Reading →

Think Tithing!

Those who think Tithing is not in the Bible have not read the Bible! They just want to rationalize their own spiritual betrayal and disobedience…

Charity that Pleases God PII

Matthew 6: 1- 4  Jesus calls us to righteous giving. So, what have you done about it?  This passage in Matthew 6:1-18, is in a set of three--giving, praying, and fasting. This is common, classic, Jewish teaching, which Jesus is following. Three has the significance of adding more emphases in power and meaning. The Romans... Continue Reading →

Charity that Pleases God PI

Matthew 6: 1- 4  Do you think you are you a charitable person? If so, are you sure that your charity is pleasing to God? Why, or why not?  This passage sets out to proclaim the true lasting motivations for our daily pursuits of giving, praying, and fasting, extending to other pursuits in the coming... Continue Reading →

What CNN reports on Tithing?

<object width="416" height="374" classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" id="ep"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><param name="movie" value="http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=bestoftv/2011/04/11/exp.nr.tithing.debate.cnn" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /></object> That’s a lot of questions, and I’d like to unpack some of them in future posts. But for now, watch the CNN video above and stop by Out of Ur to follow the discussion there.... Continue Reading →

Learning to be Generous

This topic of stewardship and how much or how should I give is closely tied together with the Character of Generosity. We must ask ourselves, if the Character of Generosity working in you? Here is how you can find out. Take a careful look at this character and Fruit of Generosity from God’s most precious... Continue Reading →

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