The Generous Life— Stewardship
Why do we give financially to the church? During this The Generous Life sermon series we will look the scripture passages that tell us why we give.
October 20 – We give because God commanded it and Jesus Commanded it.
Deuteronomy 12: 5-12 (When you come to the land God has given you, you shall bring your burnt offerings, sacrifices, tithes and your donations.
Matthew 6:1-4 – Jesus says when you give—not if you give.
Mark 10:21— Sell your possessions and give the money to the poor.
October 27 We give to support a common purpose —
Acts 4:32-37— Believers sharing possessions
Romans 15:25-29 — They gathered a collection for the poor in Jerusalem—and the people of Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to share with resources.
2 Corinthians 9:1-5 — Gives details about this collection.