“Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” II Corinthians 9:7. Many believers mechanically drop a little loose change into the plate as it passes, or they dig out a small bill because it would embarrass them not to […]
“Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share.” I Timothy 6:18 Even if we’re not wealthy, God has called us to radical generosity. We can share what we do have and be rich in good deeds. If we have a generous attitude about money, we are […]
“If there is among you a poor man of your brethren…you shall not harden your heart nor shut your hand.” Deuteronomy 15:7 God expects generosity from His people. In Deuteronomy 15, Moses emphasized the reality of poverty and how the more affluent must respond to it. Among God’s people, there must always be a spirit […]
“Let us not grow weary while doing good.” Galatians 6:9. We can help shape another person’s life by showing an interest and taking action. Look around. Is there someone whose life needs your help? Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, for all the people you can, while you can.
“Everyone whose spirit was willing…brought the Lord’s offering for the work of the tabernacle.” Exodus 35:21. When asked to provide materials for the sanctuary, the Israelites eagerly donated their material possessions and some also gave their time and talents (v.25-26). If we follow the Israelites’ example and willingly donate our resources, we please and honor […]