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  • To Give Or Not To Give?

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Feb 18, 2004
    based on 250 ratings
     | 24,452 views

    Giving is not the question for the Christian. It is a rule by which we live.

    INTRO.- ILL.- The American industrialist, Henry Ford, was once asked to donate money for the construction of a new medical facility. The billionaire pledged to donate $5,000. The next day in the newspaper, the headline read, "Henry Ford contributes $50,000 to the local hospital." The irate ...read more

  • Giving Series

    Contributed by Mark Adams on Jan 1, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,953 views

    This sermon describes the ways in which Christians are to give, and the motivation behind Christians’ giving.

    (Note to the reader: In preparing this sermon, I based my work in part on a chapter in Charles Swindoll’s book "Improving Your Serve" (Word Publishing 1981) called "The Servant As A Giver". ) Today, I want to talk about the subject of giving, as a characteristic that Christians need to have. ...read more

  • Giving

    Contributed by Tom Blasco on Oct 28, 2005
    based on 135 ratings
     | 19,765 views

    Three key insights on giving from 2 Cor. 9:6-10 Is your seed in the barn? What are you afraid of? What’s in your wallet?

    Did you know that in the Bible mentions: • Pray or prayer 289 times, • Love 363 times, and • Give or giving 1043 times? God has put a tremendous emphasis on giving in His word. Why? Because we are naturally selfish and stingy so giving is hard for us, - But God challenges us to ...read more

  • Giving

    Contributed by Paul Kallan on Jan 4, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,227 views

    When life does not flow to others through us, there is no giving. When we begin to give as God gives Himself, God fills us with more of His life. God is God because He gives Himself.

    A story that Theodor Schnitzler, an erstwhile parish priest of Cologne, narrates, explains the nature of a gift. Those were the days of hunger and misery soon after the World War II. One day before Christmas, he visited an old man in a home for the aged. During the conversation, the postman ...read more

  • Radical Giving

    Contributed by Bob Hunter on Jul 23, 2002
    based on 163 ratings
     | 10,014 views

    How do we fill up our Churches with radical givers determined to make a difference for the kingdom? Read or use this sermon to inspire a wave of generous- sacrificial giving.

    "Radical giving" Acts 4:32-37 Pastor Bob Hunter (read scripture) (opening illustration) In our home these days, there is such a thing that rules called toddler control. Our children are young, and from a very young age human beings understand that possession is 90% of the law. Only ...read more

  • Giving Thanks Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 354 ratings
     | 38,818 views

    A thankful spirit is a distinguishing feature of a Christian.

    Thanksgiving is coming up, as you all know. When you think of Thanksgiving, what do you think of? Well, mashed potatoes and gravy, homemade rolls, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, and of course, turkey. At least, that’s what most people think of. But in the past few years, ...read more

  • Giving To The Poor

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,663 views

    Thesis: There is a tension between being generous people & responsible stewards. Intro.: 1. Illust. "The Good Woman of Szechwan" is a play by Bertolt Brecht. The play captures the tension between being generous and being responsible. Shen Teh is a poor Chinese woman who one day shows ...read more

  • Thanks Giving

    Contributed by John Beehler on Nov 20, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 6,792 views

    Who do we owe our thanks to?

    Thanks Giving The story is told of two old friends bumped into one another on the street one day. One of them looked forlorn, almost on the verge of tears. His friend asked, "What has the world done to you, my friend?" The sad fellow said, "Let me tell you. Three weeks ...read more

  • "Giving Thanks"

    Contributed by David Washburn on Nov 25, 2002
    based on 600 ratings
     | 61,710 views

    Giving thanks is so much more than being thankful for our current circumstances. Thankfulness is a way of life.

    How often do we find ourselves prompting our children to say “thank you?” Whenever they’re offered a treat from a friend or an adult helps them out, we find ourselves asking, “Now, what do you say?” We want our children to be respectful and use good manners, which is why we teach them to say “Thank ...read more

  • A Faith That Gives

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jan 19, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 5,271 views

    God desires that we express our faith to Him in many ways, one of which is through faithful giving to His local church.

    Genesis 14:17-24 A Faith That Gives Introduction I’m going to be speaking about giving today, and I want you to stay tuned in because during the invitation, if you’ll stick with me I’m going to make you a deal you can’t turn down. I want to be completely up front with you about some things ...read more

  • Giving Grace

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,641 views

    Too many times we expect God’s forgiveness, but find it hard or difficult to forgive others. However, this message reminds us that we must always be willing to forgive.

    GIVING GRACE Matthew 18:21-35 INTRODUCTION: A. Tis the season to be jolly 1. It�fs the season of love, joy, and peace on earth, good will toward men a. It�fs also the season of long lines, credit cards, traffic jams, and short fuses b. Many grow depressed or ...read more

  • Commendable Giving

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 3,334 views

    I submit to us that The Offering Is An Important Part of the Worship Experience. The Offering is so Important that John Mark writes in verse 41 that "JESUS SAT over against the TREASURY,and BEHELD HOW THE PEOPLE CAST MONEY INTO THE TREASURY ...."

    I submit to us that The Offering Is An Important Part of the Worship Experience. The Offering is so Important that John Mark writes in verse 41 that "JESUS SAT over against the TREASURY, and BEHELD HOW THE PEOPLE CAST MONEY INTO THE TREASURY ...." In the Giving of our Offerings, we are ...read more

  • A Pattern For Giving

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Jun 21, 2006
    based on 69 ratings
     | 7,430 views

    Does your giving really cost you? How much is left behind? Are you giving out from the heart? Are you demonstrating a trust in God? Are you giving generously as the widow who gave just two lepta?

    A Pattern For Giving Mark 12:41-44 The roof of the church hall of a little Swiss church, at the turn of the 20th century, was falling down. So the members of the church held regular prayer meetings in the hall after the service to pray for funds to repair the roof. There was an old man, ...read more

  • "Giving In To Pressure"

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 10, 2006
    based on 65 ratings
     | 14,365 views

    A sermon for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10 The beheading of John the Baptist

    6th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10 Mark 6:14-29 "Giving in to Pressure" 14* King Herod heard of it; for Jesus’ name had become known. Some said, “John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; that is why these powers are at work in him.” 15* But others said, “It is Elijah.” And ...read more

  • The Giving Of The Cross

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 14, 2005
    based on 123 ratings
     | 5,955 views

    A sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Lent It is about the cross of Christ

    Second Sunday in Lent John 3:1-17 "The Giving of the Cross" "Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do, unless ...read more