Giving to Missions, 2 Cor 9:6

Giving to missions is based on God’s promise in 2 Cor 9:6, “But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.” You sow sparingly and you will reap sparingly. That’s a truth. Likewise, you sow bountifully and you...

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Should Christians tithe? Heb 7:1-17

Should Christians tithe? Heb. 7:1-17 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Yes.  Christians should tithe. There are basically two schools of thought on the subject of tithing in the New Testament. There are those who believe that tithing was given under the law and is, therefore, not for us in the church age....

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The Matter of Giving, 2 Cor 9:7

The Matter of Giving 2 Cor. 9 7  CLICK ON TITLE FOR AUDIO Giving is a matter of: Character – 2 Cor 9:7; Prov 22:9 – it’s a matter of who you are.  Some people are naturally more charitable and to give comes easy for them. Others are more naturally miserly...

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Treasure in Earthen Vessels, 2 Cor 4:7

Because we are saved, Christ is in us [Col 1:27] and we are in Christ [1 Cor 12:13].  We have Jesus Christ and eternal life in us.  Thus, according to our text in 2 Cor 4:7, we have this treasure in earthen vessels.  We must be reminded, then, that our...

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By Little and Little, Ex 23:29-30

When Israel went into the land of Canaan, they conquered the land by little and little.  God could have killed all the inhabitants in a day, but the land would have been overrun by beasts.  After four and a half years, Israel had conquered enough land that they could distribute...

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Affection, Col 3:1-3

Affection Col 3:1-3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Col 3:1-3 Paul tells us to set our affection on things above, not on things on the earth.  We know that we are supposed to set our affection on things above but we live in a world where so many things on the...

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Purpose in Your Heart, Acts 11:22-24

In Acts 11:22-24, Barnabas exhorted the church at Antioch “that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.”  To purpose in your heart to do something is to become so resolved that nothing will change your mind.  For instance, in Is 14:24-27, the Lord purposed to break the...

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Resolutions, Luke 16:1-8

Resolutions Luke 16: 1-8 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord commended the unjust steward for his wisdom even though he was unjust.  The Lord said that he was wiser than the children of light.  Among other things, his wisdom was demonstrated in that he said, “I am resolved what to do”...

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What Will You Give Jesus, Matt 2:11

When the wise men came to Jesus as a young child, they worshipped him and “presented unto him gifts,” [Matt 2:11].  The gifts they gave him were particularly appropriate for a king (gold), a priest (frankincense), and a prophet (myrrh), of which Jesus was uniquely all three.  Generally, these office...

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Stirred Up, Hag 1:14

In Hag 1:14, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel, the spirit of Joshua, and the spirit of the remnant of the people to work in the house of the Lord.  It was time to rebuild the house, so God stirred up the spirit of the people to work. ...

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