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  • Grace Of Giving

    Contributed by Jim Mccutchen on Jan 14, 2010
    based on 16 ratings

    The dynamice example of the Macedonian Church propels us to consider several motivatinal keys to imulate the grace of giving by the brothers and sisters in the first Century

    THE GRACE OF GIVING INTRODUCTION: 1.II Cor. 8:7 “But just as you excel in everything – in faith, in speech , in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us, -- see that you also excel in this grace of giving.” 2. Four kinds of givers: · There is the covetous man – more

  • Our Giving Overflows From God's Grace

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Jul 22, 2009
    based on 20 ratings

    Is giving for the Lord’s work a struggle? Take to heart what Paul says as he points us to God’s grace in Christ and changes the way we think about giving. Parts: A. Give yourself to your gracious Lord. B. Trust his grace with an undivided heart

    Text: 2 Corinthians 8:1-9, 13, 14 Theme: Our Giving Overflows from God’s Grace A. Give yourself to your gracious Lord B. Trust his grace with an undivided heart Season: Pentecost 6b Date: July 12, 2009 Web page: more

  • Worship Is A Verb Part 8 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Mar 7, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    Part 8 of the series focuses on worshiping God with our finances.

    Worship Is A Verb Part 8 Scripture: Psalm 96:8; Deut. 16:17; 2 Cor. 8:3-5; 9:11-14; Malachi 3:8-12 Introduction In my message on last week, I shared with you the importance of the music ministry in our worship service. As you may recall, the music should not over shadow the worship, nor more

  • "Why Should I Give?” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Feb 3, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Why should I give to the support of God’s work through my local church?

    Over the last several weeks we have been taking a “Dragnet” approach to the subject of giving to God’s work. We have considered what the Bible tells us about the way God works. We have seen that Scripture teaches that God is at work in our world today to accomplish His purposes through His people more

  • True Giving

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jan 20, 2009
    based on 21 ratings

    5 reason we give. From the poorest church to the biggest heart.

    True Giving Text: II Corinthians 8:1-9 Show 3 min. video on giving. Find yours on "Sermon" NLT1 Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia. 2 They are being tested by many troubles, and they more

  • Giving And Our Struggling Economy

    Contributed by Greg Addison on Dec 21, 2008
    based on 57 ratings

    Many are facing struggles in our current financial crisis. As individuals face economic uncertainty, so do our churches. How are christians to face these uncertain economic times. This sermon investigates Paul’s instructions to the Corinthians udring a si

    GIVING AND OUR STRUGGLING ECONOMY Introduction Obviously, the news about our economy is not very encouraging. It used to be funny to make light of it by saying, “My 401(k) is now a 201(k).” Unfortunately, it is not funny anymore because now it is a 101, and has even lost the “k”. It does more

  • Do You Really Want To Follow Jesus?

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    We need to distinguish between needs and wants. Poverty can help us decide what we truly need; then we become eager to make happen what we truly want. Our relationship to God determines our priorities. Montgomery Hills Baptist Church

    Some things I need, it is true. But many of the things I think I need I do not truly need. I only want them, but persuade myself I need them. They are not needs; they are wants. And, deeper than that, many of the things I think I want I do not truly want. I just hope they will make me feel more

  • An Example Of Grace-Oriented Giving Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 15, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    In our series on guidelines for grace-oriented giving, we shall notice in this sermon an example of grace-oriented giving.

    Scripture For the next few weeks I plan to take a break from my sermon series in Romans. I want to preach a four-week series of sermons titled “Guidelines for Grace-Oriented Giving” from 2 Corinthians 8:1-9:15. There are several reasons for talking about giving. First, I want to refresh our more

  • Givers Guidelines

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    Discover five principles about giving in this sermon taken from II Corinthians 8 & 9.

    Today is the climactic day of our capital funds campaign. Some people would say a capital funds campaign is drudgery. For me it has been an exciting time! It is exciting to observe what God is doing in our church. It is exciting as anticipate how God will provide for needs. In order for us to more

  • Reminders To Christian Givers

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    The New Testament does not teach Tithing! If you are a tither, you are following the teachings of the Old Testament.

    REMINDERS TO CHRISTIAN GIVERS 2 Corinthians 8:1-5 INTRO: The New Testament does not teach Tithing! If you are a tither, you are following the teachings of the Old Testament. If you are not tithing, you are not even up to the standards of the Jews. As Christians we are not commanded to tithe! more

  • Experience Grace Giving 2 Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Apr 18, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    How to experience the grace of giving to the Lord.

    One time a pastor preached to his congregation, “If we are going to serve God, we need to get down on our knees and crawl!” The church responded, “Yes, we will crawl, Pastor! We will crawl!” Then the pastor shouted, “Once we learn to crawl, it’s time to get up on our feet and walk!” The church more

  • The Stewardship Of Life

    Contributed by Richard Hosea on Oct 22, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    Teaching on how to be good stewards of all of life including time, talents, liesure, and money

    The Stewardship of Life II Cor 8:1-7 You have seen the title of this message, now you have put your earplugs in and are ready to go to sleep. Stewardship has never been a popular teaching of the Bible. But there is no way that we can get around this important doctrine. Jesus talked more about more

  • Gave Themselves First To God

    Contributed by Steven Cannon on Sep 7, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    If you want to have a powerful offering give yourself first to God.

    GAVE THEMSELVES FIRST TO THE LORD 2 Cor 8:1 And now, brothers, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 Cor 8:2 Out of the most severe trial, their overflowing joy and their extreme poverty welled up in rich generosity. 2 Cor 8:3 For I testify that more

  • Keys To Fund Raising

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 4, 2006
    based on 43 ratings

    Every one who expects to receive happiness is obligated to give happiness. You cannot expect to receive a crop unless you have sown a seed first

    Keys to Raising Funds Have you ever wondered where you can find guidelines for fund raising? They are found in 2 Cor. 8:4-22. Quote:It is not necessary to know everything, but one should know almost all the important things about a subject they wish to enjoy success. Quote: It is more more

  • Godly Giving

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Feb 21, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    Worship and giving are kindred spirits that inspire God to move on our behalf. Paul shared this example through the Macedonian believers. Let’s examine it together.

    Preached at Dinsmore Baptist Church 106500 Old Kings Road Jacksonville, FL 32219 (free audio tape upon request) Introduction How you think about money reveals how you think about life. Paul’s intructions to every believer was plain and simple through this faith formula. He says our more