Posts tagged with ‘Stewardship’

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9/4/18 EACH TIME WE CONTRIBUTE TO THE CHURCH WE ARE GIVING TO GOD

by Barry Lovett
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“For all things come of Thee, and of Thine own have we given Thee.”  I Chronicles 29:14. When King David exhorted the people to give willingly for the building of the temple they responded with joyful hearts.  Though their offerings of gold and silver went into the structure itself, these gifts were actually being presented […]

5/30/18 MANY A MAN LAYS DOWN HIS LIFE TRYING TO LAY UP TREASURE

by Barry Lovett
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“If, therefore, the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!” Matthew 6:23. If we focus on spiritual values, we will be full of light . But if we center our vision on earthly riches, the soul becomes filled with darkness.  Many people put money at the top of their list of […]

5/7/18 THERE IS NO REWARD FROM GOD TO THOSE WHO SEEK IT FROM MEN

by Barry Lovett
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“…your Father, who sees in secret, shall reward you openly.” Matthew 6:4. In Matthew 6, Jesus warned against performing pious deeds in order to receive the praise of others.  He said that when the hypocrites give alms, they sound a trumpet “…that they may have glory from men” (vs 2). If we serve for the […]

4/4/18 BACK YOUR PRAYING WITH YOUR GIVING

by Barry Lovett
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“…by their prayer for you, [they] long after you for the exceeding grace of God in you”. II Corinthians 9:14.  Upholding God’s servants in prayer is a blessed privilege.  Although we cannot go “into all the world” ourselves, how wonderful that we can share in the ministries of others by interceding for them.  As Paul […]