Summary: Thinking of God’s generosity as a fundamental expression of His character.
The Giving Nature of the Godhead:
We look at faithful men and women who have been transformed by the master…The great cloud of witnesses all testify the same account—God is faithful. So the real person we model is Jesus Christ.
“I am not commanding you but I want to test the sincerity of your love by comparing it with the earnestness of others. For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that thought he was rich, yet for our sakes he became poor, so that through his poverty you may become rich.” – 2 Corinthians 8:8-9
The most memorized verse of the Bible says a lot about the giving nature of God…
“For God so loved the world that he gave…”
God’s nature is to give…
The Generosity of God:
Before the creation of the world God gave:
Love to the Son - John 17:24
Death to the Son - Rev. 13:8
Grace to His Children - Rev. 17:8; Eph 1:4; 1 Peter 1:20; Matthew 25:34