Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Jun 19, 2018
This is a mini sermon used to exhort the congregation before the giving of tithes and offerings. It's designed to help them understand why Jesus' mission (saving souls) must be their mission and the role giving plays in accomplishing it.
Turn with me to Matthew 4. We’re going to read verses 17-20.
(17) From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
(18) And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into