Carnal Motives for Giving, 2 Cor 9:7

Carnal Motives for Giving 2 Cor. 9:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are certainly some very spiritual motives for giving, as we saw in the prior broadcast.  These include love, willingness, affection, obedience, joy, liberality, and security.  But oftentimes, we find that giving is carnally motivated.  We want to examine the...

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Spiritual Motives for Giving Eph 5:25

Spiritual Motives for Giving Eph 5:25 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are many motives for giving and not all of them are good and pure.  Giving in order to be recognized is selfishly motivated in part, but the recipient doesn’t mind; universities promise recognition as an encouragement to give.  Giving to...

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Addicted to the Ministry, 1 Cor 16:15-17

Addicted to the Ministry of the Saints The house of Stephanas was addicted to the ministry of the saints, 1 Cor 16:15-17.   The house of Stephanas was the first fruits of Achaia.  Achaia is the region in which Corinth was located.  North of Achaia was Macedonia where Thessalonica was...

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Your Life is About Others, Phil 2:3-4

Your Life is about Others Phil 2:3-4 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO First and foremost your life must be about pleasing God.  However, if we are not careful, our thoughts and concerns can become so much about us and our personal relationship to the Lord that we lose sight of others. ...

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Bible Paradoxes, Mk 8:35

Bible Paradoxes Mk 8: 35 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Recently, in a men’s meeting, a friend of mine preached on the paradoxes in the Bible. It was such an interesting message that I will repeat most of what he said in this message.  These things will help you if you...

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Go and Do Thou Likewise, Lk 10:29-37

Go and Do Thou Likewise Luke 10:29-37 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus told the story of the Good Samaritan to a lawyer in answer to his question clarifying the second commandment, “Who is my neighbour?” He asked the question to justify himself.  Jesus told him the story and then told him...

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Giving to the Lord

Giving to the Lord (2 Corinthians 9:6-11) In this lesson we are going to look at the subject of Giving to the Lord. For many this is a difficult subject because there are many thoughts and opinions regarding giving to the Lord. We will begin by looking at the passage...

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The Provision of God, Phil 4:10-13

The Provision of God The Example of Jesus This message is about learning to work within the provision of God.  We see a great example in Jesus Christ.  Before Jesus started his ministry he had good parents to whom he was subject (Lk 2:51), he had a good teacher in...

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Do You Believe Heaven Is Real? Col 3:1-2

Do You Believe Heaven Is Real? Col 3:1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Do You Believe Heaven Is Real Can you say with absolute assurance, “When I die, I’m going to heaven?” You can if you have trusted the finished work of Jesus Christ on Calvary.  You will undoubtedly answer, “Yes” if...

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Give and Take, Jn 3:16

When we were teaching a men’s Bible study on Monday nights at the church, we were going over some instructions on how to identify the pertinent parts of a verse and how to expound and outline each of those parts.  When we finished dealing with two verses on money, our...

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