First Fruits: A Picture of Giving

2020-03-16T14:56:57-05:00March 15th, 2020|

Date: March 15, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Deuteronomy 26:1-8 |

Giving Brings Remembrance Past deliverance Present provision God Expects A Return He deserves our best, because He gave us His best When we give, we gain an appreciation for what we have been given Giving Brings Rejoicing It is a binding agreement: God gives back It is only reasonable for us to give

Laid Up Treasure

2020-03-02T15:33:33-06:00March 1st, 2020|

Date: March 1, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 6:19-21 |

Things needed to know to live for God Heaven is a real place Heaven is a restricted place Heaven is a revealing place Two ways to respond to salvation I am going to live to lay up treasure on this earth If you live to lay up treasure on this earth, all the treasure will deteriorate All earthly treasure is going to be left behind I am going to live to lay up treasure in heaven

The Greatest Gift

2019-12-30T11:41:29-06:00December 24th, 2019|

Date: December 24, 2019 ()

Bible Text: John 3:16 |

The best gifts are the ones that took sacrifice The Benefactor (The one who gave) He saw a great need and met it God gave it because He loved US! The Blessing (What was given) Don't just focus on the gift, focus on the giver The Burden (Our responsibility) Receive it, there is no other way! We are his creation and workmanship (Ephesians 2:8-10) We ought to honor His sacrifice

God’s Law of the Harvest

2018-07-10T10:43:34-05:00July 10th, 2018|

Date: September 5, 2004

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 9:6 |

Series:

God’s law of the harvest—let’s read II Corinthians chapter 9 beginning with verse 6. If this doesn’t speak to you, you need a spiritual hearing aid. “But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.” You say, “I know this.” Do you live it? It’s so clear, isn’t it? As clear as John 3:16. “Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.” And look at this, “And God is able…” Amen. That’s what
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