Posts tagged with ‘Giving’

11/15/18 THOUGHTFUL GIVING DESERVES THANKFUL RECEIVING

by Barry Lovett

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Acts 20:35. This universally known saying contains a truth that is often overlooked…receiving is also a blessed experience.  Our Lord said that one response is more joy-producing than the other, but both are commendable, and both are blessing. We respect someone who takes responsibility for his […]

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

by Barry Lovett

“…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 […]