Contributed on Oct 16, 2006
This sermon examines some basic guiding principles of a good steward.
Scripture Today I am beginning a new series of messages titled, “Taking the ‘Stew’ Out of Stewardship.” Much of the material for this message comes from a book by Rod Rogers titled, Pastor Driven Stewardship: 10 Steps to Lead Your Church to Biblical Giving (Dallas, TX: Brown Books Publishing ...read more
Contributed on Oct 21, 2006
In this message the apostle Paul sets before us six principles of financial contentment.
Scripture There is a story about a mother and son who lived in a forest. One day when they were out walking a tornado surprised them. The mother clung to a tree and tried to hold her son. But the swirling winds carried him into the sky. He was gone. The woman began to weep and pray: “Please, O ...read more
Contributed on Oct 28, 2006
In this sermon today I want you to notice six principles of wise money management.
Scripture D. James Kennedy, pastor of the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, tells a story of a man who came to Peter Marshall, former chaplain of the Unites States Senate, with a concern about tithing. He said: “I have a problem. I have been tithing for some time. It wasn’t too bad when I was ...read more
Contributed on Nov 2, 2006
In 1 Chronicles 29:1-17, God teaches us eight lessons on giving to his work. These are lessons that we need to learn and apply to ourselves.
Scripture There is a story told about Ivan the Great who ruled Russia as Czar in the 15th century. He was a warrior, a fighter, and a conqueror of kingdoms. The Soviet Union, as we knew it about twenty years ago, was basically put into place by Ivan the Great. Ivan was so busy doing battle ...read more
Contributed on Nov 13, 2006
In today’s text we learn that when we return to God with obedient giving, he will return to us with financial blessing.
Scripture Author John MacArthur wrote that you and I spend 50 percent of our time thinking about money—how to get it, how to spend it, how to save it, and how much of it we need to pay for different things. If we spend that much time thinking about money, it is obviously very important to ...read more