“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 […]
“Walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise.” Ephesians 5:15. We are to use our time carefully. Paul said, “Be very careful, then, how you live”. So, whatcha doin? Beware of spending too much time on matters of too little importance.
“So the Lord said to him, what is that in your hand?” Exodus 4:2. The answer to the question that God asked Moses seems obvious at first. Moses was holding a plain wooden staff. But the world would soon learn that this ordinary shepherd’s rod would become a symbol of power and authority to deliver […]
“…so let him give, not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loves a cheerful giver.” (II Corinthians 9:7) The story is told of a Preacher who wanted to see if a Farmer in his congregation was willing to support the Lord’s work. So one day he confronted him with some very direct questions. “If you […]
“Let them…be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share.” I Timothy 6:18. Most of us will never be filthy rich, but if we are faithful stewards of the finances the Lord has entrusted to us, if we give unselfishly to His cause, and if we help people in need, we can be […]