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  • The Progress Of Grace

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Nov 18, 2019
     | 663 views

    The connection between grace and generosity is clearly defined in the text.

    1. God is the source of grace. 2. Grace is the source of gratitude. 3. Gratitude is the source of generosity. 4. Generosity is the source of glory. ...read more

  • Graced Into Giving Series

    Contributed by James Jackson on Oct 28, 2019
     | 1,580 views

    Guilt is a terrible motivator, because it works from the outside in. But grace works from the inside out. If you want to increase giving in your church, don't preach about tithing. Preach the gospel.

    We are in the second week of a series we’re calling “Overflow: Living the Generous life.” As I told you last week, I want to be transparent with why we are doing this series at this time. This afternoon, we are going to present the largest budget in Glynwood’s history to the Church Leadership ...read more

  • Give All You Can Series

    Contributed by Rev.andrew B Natarajan on Aug 31, 2019
     | 1,600 views

    Excel in Giving is the main theme of this passage in 2 Corinthians 8:1-15. Paul urges his readers to excel in faith, utterance, knowledge and also in giving to God and others. Its very motivational and inspiring to practice it in our life journey.

    Excel in Giving, 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 Introduction Paul wrote four letters to the churches at Corinth: (1) A letter referred in 1st Corinthians 5:9, (2) the First letter to Corinthians, (3) “severe” letter referred in 2 Corinthians 2:3-4, (4) Second letter. One of the purposes was “To teach ...read more

  • Being Stewards Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jul 11, 2019
     | 1,597 views

    In fellowship together we have a responsibility to be good stewards of our resources so that we can support each other. Jesus helps us fulfil this responsibility by enabling us to have the grace to be generous givers.

    You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/listen-to-a-sermon-series/in-fellowship-together/ Message 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 Being Stewards Let’s start by reaffirming the close connection between being in fellowship together and being good stewards of our resources when we are ...read more

  • Forgive, Love And Pray For Our Foes Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 15, 2019
     | 758 views

    There is no other religion that is so bold as to require forgiveness of enemies, and even doing good for enemies.

    Tuesday of 11th Week in Course 2019 Ss Mark and Marcellian Those who would reduce the status of Jesus Christ to that of a “nice guy who did good things and said nice things” should read this part of St. Matthew’s Gospel several times. Those who would relegate the Church to the scrap heap of ...read more

  • Faithfulness Illustrated. Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 22, 2019
     | 1,463 views

    Paul commends the liberal contributions of the Macedonian churches for the relief of the brethren in Judea.

    October 5, 2014 Tom Lowe The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians Lesson III.A: Faithfulness Illustrated. (8:1–5) 2nd Corinthians 8:1-5 (NKJV) 1 Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: 2 that in a great trial of ...read more

  • The Richest Person In The Church Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 20, 2019
     | 1,565 views

    Be careful that you don’t equate material prosperity with true wealth. How does the Bible describe the richest person? Take a look at the Macedonian Christians.

    THE RICHEST PERSON IN CHURCH 11 CORINTHIANS 8:1-9 INTRODUCTION: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the richest of them all? Is it the one with the most money? Most toys? Biggest house? Finest car? Newest furs? Sparkling diamonds? Be careful that you don’t equate material prosperity with ...read more

  • The Grace Of Giving Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 20, 2019
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     | 1,872 views

    Paul teaches us that giving in an act of grace. God’s grace motivates a heart to give.

    THE GRACE OF GIVING II CORINTHIANS 8:1-24 INTRODUCTION: When it comes to giving, some people stop at nothing! Is your pocketbook converted? You can tell a lot about a person just by the way they handle their money. It is grace that births giving. How’s grace working in you? The Corinthian ...read more

  • How Can God Do ‘exceeding Abundantly’ Great Answers Through Me?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Feb 20, 2019
     | 1,222 views

    The Macedonians were used mightily by God through their offering. But what did they do before the offering that enabled such generosity?

    A PRAYER QUESTION: How can God do “exceeding abundantly” great answers through me? - [Put this passage in the outline] Ephesians 3:20 – that phrasing is from the KJV – “Now unto [H]im that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in ...read more

  • Why Would Someone Plead For A Chance To Give? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Feb 11, 2019
     | 1,164 views

    The Macedonians plead with Paul for a chance to share financially. What creates that kind of a heart?

    - Skit: Guy shows up who has traveled back in time. Offers second guy a chance to buy Apple stock the day before the company starts. Play up the time period and maybe some jokes off the company name. A MYSTERY: Why would someone plead for a chance to give? - 2 Corinthians 8:4. - Think of the ...read more

  • How Can I Have A Generous Heart When Money Is Tight? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Feb 6, 2019
     | 1,165 views

    Paul commends the Macedonians for being generous even in their poverty. What can we learn from them about giving well?

    CAN YOU BE BOTH? It’s telling that the Macedonians were poor and generous. - 2 Corinthians 8:1-2. - Verse 2 gives us a striking statement. Paul shares with us that the Macedonians were extremely poor and richly generous. Those aren’t two phrases that we normally put together. - If you’re here ...read more

  • "Giving The Macedonian Way” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jan 29, 2019
     | 3,184 views

    The example of the Macedonian church can inform and inspire us to give in the way God would have use give.

    We’re focusing on our need to recognize God as owner and how we’re to manage what He’s entrusted to us. In so doing, He’ll direct us to give a portion of what He has entrusted to us in such as way as to bring Him glory, provide for His household (His church) and expand His kingdom. Today, I want us ...read more

  • A Generous Church In A Stingy World Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 27, 2019
     | 1,874 views

    A Generous Church in a Stingy World – Week 4:- 2 Corinthians chapter 8 verses 1-9 – sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON OUTLINE: Example #1: The Macedonians (vs 1-5) • They gave generously (vs 1-2): • They gave sacrificially (vs 3a): • They gave voluntarily (vs 3b-4): • They gave whole-heartedly (vs 5): Example #2: Jesus Christ (vs 9) • The Macedonians made a promise to give (vs 6) • The Macedonians ...read more

  • Giving That Counts Series

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Nov 27, 2018
     | 1,457 views

    From Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, we can discover and learn three qualities of a successful giver. Successful givers are generous. Successful givers have a positive attitude about giving. And successful givers are secure.

    It had been a hard winter in the Rockies. The snow piled deeper and deeper. The temperature dropped below zero and stayed there. The rivers froze. People were suffering. After a long, hard day, a rescue team in a helicopter saw a cabin nearly submerged in the snow as they were returning to ...read more

  • Abundance Of Joy Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 7, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,083 views

    The example of giving in 2 Corinthians 8:1-5 teaches us that giving is an evidence of God's grace in our lives.

    Scripture Last week I began a new series of messages that I am calling, “Lay Up Treasures in Heaven.” Jesus once said, “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither ...read more