A Liberal Giver, 2 Cor 8:1-5

In 2 Cor 8 we find several characteristics of a liberal giver.  A liberal giver: Sacrifices himself to God – 2 Cor 8:5 – you start by giving yourself to the Lord [Rom 12:1-2].  If you haven’t given yourself to God, anything you do for God is always going to...

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Perform The Doing Of It, 2 Cor 8:1-24

In our study of 2 Cor 8:1-24, we find Paul encouraging the Corinthians to “perform the doing of it,” [2 Cor 8:11] regarding giving to the poor saints in Jerusalem [Gal 2:9-10; Rom 15:25-26].  He told them to perform the doing of it because: The churches of Macedonia had given...

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Grace Giving II Cor. 8:1-3

Grace Giving II Cor. 8:1-3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Grace giving is what the churches in Macedonia learned and what Jesus Christ demonstrated when he came to earth.  Let’s examine the details of grace giving in 2 Cor 8.  Notice that this was addressed to a church and written about churches...

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Equality II Cor. 8:1-15

Equality II Cor. 8:1-15 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul encouraged the Corinthians to give to the poor saints by equality.  He taught them how from the Old Testament rule concerning manna.  In Ex 16:16-18 the Jews would go out each morning [except on the Sabbath] and gather manna, some more and...

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The Way of the Lord is Not Equal Eze. 33:20

The Way of the Lord is Not Equal Eze. 33:20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO I read a recent headline in the newspaper that said, “Equality.”  The article was about the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage.  Homosexuals now have equal protection of the laws under the 14th amendment of the...

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