2 Corinthians 9 - NIV
Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
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.
And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
The Joy of Giving
Summary: Giving is rooted in God's love, releases God's blessing and results in God's kingdom advancing
From the Giving Box to Blessings
Summary: GIVING IS A DEMONSTRATION OF LOVE FROM ONE'S HEART... YOU WILL GIVE YOU TIME, TALENT AND ENERGY TO WHAT YOU VALUE THE GREATEST.YOU CAN GIVE WITHOUT LOVE, BUT YOU CAN NOT LOVE WITHOUT GIVING
GOD is able
Summary: To show that GOD is able and working all grace to super abound in us so that we can be a channel of blessing to others.
What are you growing?
Summary: For Mother's Day we need to consider WHAT ARE WE GROWING? We look at John Chapman, JOHNNY APPLESEED... Good growth is planned...
Summary: If we are to grow in the grace of giving, we need to give prayerfully.
The Rewards of Giving
Summary: Many people wonder why Paul ever wrote “God loves a cheerful giver.” Is there really such a thing?
The Generosity Principle
Summary: Three principles that we discover about generosity in Paul's letter to the Corinthians
THE SURPASSING GRACE OF GOD
Summary: God abundantly supplies so that we having been blessed can in turn bless others which results in everyone blessing God. The grace of Christian giving pours the blessings of God on all involved, the giver, the recipient, those concerned, & God.
THE GRACE OF ALL-SUFFICIENCY
Summary: God's grace enables us to have all-sufficiency so we can abound in giving. God's is able to give us complete sufficiency so that we can abound in every good work
THE LAW OF THE HARVEST
Summary: Giving is not simply an act, it flows out of who we are, out of our love for God. Then we will be the cheerful givers who are loved by God
You Can Keep Your Money
Summary: People have been giving to God from tradition to fear to attempted manipulation. Truthfully, God doesn't need our money. And we only honor him when it's given cheerfully.
Love gives, God is love
Summary: You can give and not love, but you can never love without giving. God's nature is love, love loves to give...
Do you give?
Summary: Don’t give Him grudgingly, don’t give Him sloppily, pull out that which is special in your wallet and give Him right away.
Living in the Sufficiency of God
Summary: God has enough or more than enough to meet any need we have. We have to believe that he wants our needs to be met, we have to be a consistent person to be in his flow, and we need to be grateful and appreciate what he does for us.