Giving

Giving John 3:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDUO Giving is in the very essence of God.  We are saved because he GAVE us his Son.  And when we are saved, it is the presence of God in us that causes us to give like he did.  When a Christian has difficulty...

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Spiritual Giving

Spiritual Giving 1Chronicles 29: 1-17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Giving is a very spiritual aspect of our salvation.  This passage contains some of the major components of giving.  In giving there is: Affection – v.3-5a – David had affection to the “house of my God” and so he gave – 2...

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A House of Merchandise, Jn 2:13-17

A House of Merchandise John 2:13-17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There is always a temptation in the ministry to go after money and to make merchandise of God’s people. Under the Law there was a system of sacrifice and the Jews could submit oxen, goats, sheep, turtledoves, pigeons, cornmeal, oil or...

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God Doesn’t Despise Small Things

God Does’nt Despise Small Things Zech 4: 10  CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO God won’t despise the small things you can do for him: When they are not withheld – Jn 6:9 – the lad could have easily withheld the five loaves and two fish because they were so small compared with...

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Supporting Missionaries, Phil 4:15-23

Philippians 4:15-23 Supporting Missionaries CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Paul was a missionary Acts 13.  We talk about his missionary journeys.  At this point in his letter to the Philippians, he is thanking them for money and in doing so, shows why and how we should support missionaries. How: Through the church...

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Arise and Build the Sanctuary

1 Chron.22 9-19 Arise and Build a Sanctuary   CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Chr 22:9-19, before David died and Solomon ascended to the throne of Israel, God gave David the pattern for the temple that Solomon was to build.  In this passage, David charges Solomon to build that “sanctuary...

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Priorities

Matthew 6:33 Priority CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO After nearly threescore years of living, I have seen a few things.  One thing I’ve learned is that if you get your priorities straight, difficult decisions are going to be easier to make and your life is going to count for more.  The...

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Liberality Get It Out Of Your Hands

Ecc 11:1-6 Get It Out of Your Hands CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There is a common thread in these verses and it deals with one topic manifested in two ways.  There is something to eat in your hands (bread) [or something that yields something to eat (seed)] and you have to...

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Giving

Giving is a very important aspect of the Christian life.  Unfortunately, the doctrine of giving is often taught by preachers who profit personally from the increased giving of their congregations.  Thus, there is as much bad teaching, if not more, on the subject as there is good teaching.  Giving to...

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Matthew 6:16-23 Practical Spiritual Matters

Matt 6:16-23 Practical Spiritual Matters CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In this passage, Jesus gave his Jewish disciples instructions on some practical spiritual matters. He taught them concerning fasting, giving, and looking. Basically, his directions can be boiled down this way. There is spiritual help in what you don’t eat, what you...

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